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Kim Kyun Hee - - 2013
A 30-year-old female patient with known hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCMP) was admitted for recurrent syncope episodes. Electrocardiogram (ECG) showed 2 : 1 atrioventricular (AV) block. Stress echocardiography with bicycle showed high grade AV block at high stage of the exercise associated with exercise intolerance and dyspnea. Twenty-four hour ECG monitoring also ...
Mattlage Anna E AE University of Kansas Medical Center, Dept of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, Kansas City, - - 2013
Reduced cardiovascular fitness post-stroke may negatively impact recovery. There is little information regarding exercise testing performance and cardiorespiratory response to an aerobic exercise intervention in subacute stroke. The purpose of this study was to examine cardiorespiratory response in subacute stroke after an 8-week aerobic exercise intervention using a total body ...
Jung Taeyou - - 2013
This study aimed to compare the cardiorespiratory responses between aquatic treadmill walking (ATW) and overground treadmill walking (OTW) in people with hemiparesis post-stroke. Eight participants post-stroke aged 58.5 ± 11.4 years and eight healthy adult controls aged 56.1 ± 8.6 years participated in a cross-sectional comparative study. Participants completed three 8-minute walking sessions separated by at ...
Fisher James P - - 2013
The autonomic responses to exercise are orchestrated by the interactions of several central and peripheral neural mechanisms. This short report will focus on the role of peripheral feedback from skeletal muscle afferents in the autonomic control of the heart during exercise in humans. Heart rate responses to passive calf stretch ...
Moore Chelsea M - - 2013
This study evaluated the effects of acute hypoxia and physical exertion on marksmanship. At each of five simulated altitudes (162 m, SL; 1015 m, 1K; 2146 m, 2K; 3085 m ,3K; 3962 m, 4K), subjects performed four shooting trials: at rest, immediately after a 60-s run with load, and twice ...
Kölegård Roger - - 2013
Fighter pilots are commonly recommended strength training as a means of improving the tolerance to withstand high gravitoinertial (G) loads. Previous studies on the effect of short-term strength-training regimens on G-endurance show equivocal results, with a majority of the studies suggesting improved G-endurance. The mechanisms underlying such improvement are unknown. ...
Kiviniemi Antti M - - 2013
Type 2 diabetes (T2D) has shown limited impact on cardiac autonomic function in patients with cardiac disease at rest. The effect of T2D on autonomic responses to sympathetic stimuli, such as passive tilt and static exercise, is not well known in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). Heart rate, arterial ...
Dai Chih-Ta - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between exercise mode and executive function and its effect on behavior and neuroelectric activity. Forty-eight older adults were classified into open-skill, closed-skill, and irregular exercise groups based on their experience of exercise participation. Executive function was measured via a task-switching ...
Pal Sebely - - 2013
Physical activity seems to enhance cardiovascular fitness during the course of the lifecycle, improve blood pressure, and is associated with decreased prevalence of hypertension and coronary heart disease. It may also delay or prevent age-related increases in arterial stiffness. It is unclear if specific exercise types (aerobic, resistance, or combination) ...
Schoenenberger Andreas Wolfgang - - 2013
Body weight (BW) and blood pressure (BP) have a close relationship, which has been accounted for by hormonal changes. No previous study has evaluated the effect of wearing an external weight vest on BP to determine whether there is a simple mechanism between BW and BP. Seventeen healthy volunteers underwent ...
Schoenfeld Brad J - - 2013
In humans, regimented resistance training has been shown to promote substantial increases in skeletal muscle mass. With respect to traditional resistance training methods, the prevailing opinion is that an intensity of greater than ~60 % of 1 repetition maximum (RM) is necessary to elicit significant increases in muscular size. It has ...
Hedayatpour Nosratollah - - 2013
Appropriate timing of activity of the vastus medialis obliqus (VMO) and vastus lateralis (VL) muscles is a key factor for proper tracking of the patella in the trochlear groove during knee extension. This study investigates the relative timing of activation of the VMO and VL muscles during unexpected perturbations performed ...
Kuniyoshi Ricardo R - - 2013
Muscle sympathetic nerve activity (MSNA) is an independent prognostic marker in patients with heart failure (HF). Therefore, its relevance to the treatment of HF patients is unquestionable. In this study, we investigated the effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) on MSNA response at rest and during exercise in patients with ...
Donesky Doranne - - 2013
The perception of dyspnea includes both sensory and affective dimensions that are shaped by emotions and psychological, social, and environmental experiences. Previous investigators have studied either measurement or strategies to decrease the affective dimension with laboratory-induced dyspnea. Few have reported the effect of a therapeutic clinical intervention on the affective ...
Banzet Sébastien - - 2013
Here, we studied muscle-specific and muscle-related miRNAs in plasma of exercising humans. Our aim was to determine whether they are affected by eccentric and/or concentric exercise modes and could be biomarkers of muscle injuries or possible signaling molecules. On two separate days, nine healthy subjects randomly performed two 30-min walking ...
Florian John P - - 2013
The physiological responses to water immersion (WI) are known; however, the responses to stress following WI are poorly characterized. Ten healthy men were exposed to three physiological stressors before and after a 6-hr resting WI (32-33 °C): 1) 2-min cold pressor test, 2) static handgrip test to fatigue at 40% ...
Tilles Stephen A SA ASTHMA Inc Clinical Research Center, Seattle, Washington; Northwest Asthma and Allergy Center, Seattle, Washington. Electronic address: - - 2013
Exercise-induced respiratory symptoms associated with paradoxical laryngeal motion are relatively common and often mistaken for asthma. Exercise-induced vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) and exercise-induced laryngomalacia (LM) have been described separately in the literature but have never been systematically compared. To compare subjects with a confirmed diagnosis of exercise-induced VCD or exercise-induced ...
Tyler Christopher James - - 2013
Exercise is impaired in hot, compared with moderate, conditions. The development of hyperthermia is strongly linked to the impairment and as a result various strategies have been investigated to combat this condition. This meta-analysis focused on the most popular strategy: cooling. Precooling has received the most attention but recently cooling ...
Brito Aline de F - - 2013
To evaluate the effects of high-intensity resistance exercise on postexercise hypotension (PEH) and forearm vascular resistance (FVR) in the hypertensive elderly. The study was conducted with ten hypertensive elderly individuals (65 ± 3 years, 28·7 ± 3 kg m(-2) ). They were subjected to three experimental sessions: control session (SC), exercise 50% (S50%) and 80% (S80%) of ...
Jendzjowsky Nicholas G NG Darren S. DeLorey: Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta, E-435 Van Vliet Centre, Edmonton, T6G 2H9, Alberta, Canada. - - 2013
We hypothesized that exercise training (ET) would alter α2-adrenoreceptor-mediated sympathetic vasoconstriction. Sprague-Dawley rats (n = 30) were randomized to sedentary (S), mild- (M) or heavy-intensity (H) treadmill ET groups (5 days per week for 4 weeks). Following the ET component of the study, rats were anaesthetized, and instrumented for lumbar ...
Leal Anna K AK Heart and Vascular Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania; - - 2013
In rats with ligated femoral arteries, the exercise pressor reflex is exaggerated, an effect that is attenuated by stimulation of peripheral μ-opioid receptors on group IV metabosensitive afferents. In contrast, δ-opioid receptors are expressed mostly on group III mechanosensitive afferents, a finding that prompted us to determine whether stimulation of ...
Aamot Inger-Lise - - 2013
To assess whether rating of perceived exertion using the Borg 6-20 scale is a valid method for achieving target exercise intensity during high-intensity interval training in cardiac rehabilitation. A single-group cross-over design. Ten participants (56 (6.5) years) who were enrolled in a high-intensity interval training cardiac rehabilitation program were recruited. ...
Hosseinzadeh Mahdi - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of repeated bouts of eccentric exercise on the nociceptive withdrawal reflex (NWR) threshold, a measure of sensitivity in the spinal nociceptive system. Sixteen healthy students (age 25.7 ± 0.6 years, BMI 24.8 ± 1 kg m(-2)) participated in this randomized, controlled, crossover study. Two identical bouts ...
Kintz N - - 2013
The α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic-acid-type glutamate receptor (AMPAR) plays a critical role in modulating experience-dependent neuroplasticity, and alterations in AMPAR expression may underlie synaptic dysfunction and disease pathophysiology. Using the 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine (MPTP) mouse model of dopamine (DA) depletion, our previous work showed exercise increases total GluA2 subunit expression and the contribution of GluA2-containing ...
Stanley Jamie - - 2013
The objective of exercise training is to initiate desirable physiological adaptations that ultimately enhance physical work capacity. Optimal training prescription requires an individualized approach, with an appropriate balance of training stimulus and recovery and optimal periodization. Recovery from exercise involves integrated physiological responses. The cardiovascular system plays a fundamental role ...
Peçanha T - - 2013
Most studies regarding the impact of exercise intensity on cardiac autonomic regulation were conducted with athletes and used exercise intensities exceeding those recommended by position stands. We evaluated the influence of exercise intensity in a typical ACSM-aerobic session on 24-h cardiac autonomic modulation in sedentary subjects. Ten healthy sedentary subjects ...
Perry Blake G - - 2013
Introduction/PurposeUpright resistance exercise causes large transient fluctuations in blood pressure during and immediately following the performance. We examined the effect of resistance load and number of repetitions on the middle cerebral artery blood velocity (MCAv) response during and following upright squatting exercise. Healthy males (n=12; mean±SD: 26±5 y) completed 30, ...
Bond Vernon V Jr a Department of Health, Human Performance and Leisure Studies and the Cancer Center Physical Medicine and Nutrition Laboratory, Howard University, Washington, DC 20059, - - 2014
The advent of medical nutrition therapy and nutritional physiology affords the opportunity to link diet to specific cardiovascular mechanisms, suggesting novel treatments for cardiovascular disease. This study tests the hypothesis that beetroot juice increases the plasma nitric oxide (NO) concentration, which is associated with improvements in cardiorespiratory function at rest ...
Wang Chun-Chih - - 2013
This study was designed to examine the modulation of executive functions during acute exercise and to determine whether exercise intensity moderates this relationship. Eighty college-aged adults were recruited and randomly assigned into one of the four following groups: control, 30%, 50%, and 80% heart rate reserve. The Wisconsin Card Sorting ...
Muller Matthew D - - 2013
Reactive oxygen species (ROS), produced acutely during skeletal muscle contraction, are known to stimulate group IV muscle afferents and accentuate the exercise pressor reflex (EPR) in rodents. The effect of ROS on the EPR in humans is unknown. We conducted a series of studies using ischemic fatiguing rhythmic handgrip to ...
Rommel Anna-Sophie - - 2013
The degree of functional impairment and adverse developmental outcomes in individuals with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) likely reflect interplay between genes and environment. To establish whether physical exercise might reduce the level of ADHD symptoms or ADHD-related impairments, we conducted a comprehensive review of the effect of exercise in children with ...
Ogasawara Riki - - 2013
A recent study identified ursolic acid (UA) as a potent stimulator of muscle protein anabolism via PI3K/Akt signaling, thereby suggesting that UA can increase Akt-independent mTORC1 activation induced by resistance exercise via Akt signaling. The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of UA on resistance exercise-induced ...
Lindgren M - - 2013
Exercise has widely documented cardioprotective effects, but the mechanisms behind these effects are still poorly understood. Here, we test the hypothesis that aerobic training lowers cardiovascular sympathetic responses to and speeds recovery from challenge. We conducted a randomized, controlled trial contrasting aerobic versus strength training on indices of cardiac (pre-ejection ...
Archer Trevor - - 2013
Both clinical and laboratory studies have demonstrated that different types of physical exercise may alleviate Parkinsonism yet evidence for complete restoration of motor function and biomarker integrity are difficult to identify. MPTP (1 × 30 mg/kg, s.c., 4 groups) or saline (vehicle 1 × 5 ml/kg, s.c., 1 group) were administered in a single dose regime ...
Cleary Michelle A - - 2013
Decreasing core body temperature during exercise may improve exercise tolerance, facilitate acclimatization, and prevent heat illness during summer training. We sought to evaluate the effectiveness of intermittent superficial cooling on thermoregulatory, cardiovascular, and perceptual responses during exercise in a hot-humid environment. We used a randomized, counterbalanced, repeated measures investigation with ...
Joyner Michael J - - 2013
Blood flow increases to exercising skeletal muscle and this increase is driven primarily by vasodilation in the contracting muscles. When oxygen delivery to the contracting muscles is altered by changes in arterial oxygen content, the magnitude of the vasodilator response to exercise changes. It is augmented during hypoxia and blunted ...
Page Richard L - - 2013
We sought to characterize the relative frequency, care and survival of sudden cardiac arrest in traditional indoor exercise facilities, alternative indoor exercise sites and other indoor sites. Little is known about the relative frequency of sudden cardiac arrest at traditional indoor exercise facilities versus other indoor locations where people engage ...
Eckberg D L DL Department of Medicine and Physiology, Hunter Holmes McGuire Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Richmond, VA, USA; Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, - - 2013
To determine whether physiological, rhythmic fluctuations of vagal baroreflex gain persist during exercise, post-exercise ischaemia and recovery. We studied responses of six supine healthy men and one woman to a stereotyped protocol comprising rest, handgrip exercise at 40% maximum capacity to exhaustion, post-exercise forearm ischaemia and recovery. We measured electrocardiographic ...
Guerra Zaqueline F - - 2013
The aim of the study was to investigate the influence of training load and exercise mode on heart rate variability and heart rate recovery (HRR) in healthy individuals. The subjects were divided into three groups: sedentary (SED), resistance trained (RT) and aerobically trained (RT). Resting and postmaximal exercise RR intervals ...
Driss Tarak - - 2013
Abstract The present investigation verified that strength is improved by a training programme consisting of repetitions of maximal isometric voluntary co-contractions without increasing co-activations during contractions against external resistances. Ten participants performed 12 training sessions (four sets of 6 × 4 second maximal isometric co-contraction of the elbow flexor and extensors, 3 ...
Jebali T T Research Laboratory "Sport Performance Optimisation" CNMSS, Tunis, Tunisia ; UR EM2S, ISSEPS, Sfax University - - 2013
The aim of this study was to investigate the heart rate (HR) responses, the rate of perceived exertion (RPE), and the feeling during physical education schooling while performing traditional games activities compared to intermittent exercise. Nineteen pre-pubertal children randomly performed on different days two types of lessons (intermittent running mode ...
Hu Min - - 2013
This study compared arterial stiffness and wave reflection at rest and following maximal exercise between individuals with and without Down syndrome (DS), and the influence of body mass index (BMI), peak oxygen uptake (VO2peak) on changes in arterial stiffness. Twelve people with DS (26.6±2.6yr) and 15 healthy controls (26.2±0.6yr) completed ...
Hanke Thorsten - - 2013
Since blood flow impairment by aortic valve prosthesis is characteristically dynamic, this dynamic component is best and thoroughly appreciated by exercise Doppler echocardiography. We sought to determine the haemodynamics of a new pericardial aortic bioprosthesis (Trifecta™, St Jude Medical, MN, USA; T-AVB) at rest and during exercise and a 10-min ...
Masutani Satoshi S Cardiology Section, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North - - 2013
In heart failure (HF), the impaired left ventricular (LV) arterial coupling and diastolic dysfunction present at rest are exacerbated during exercise. We have previously shown that in HF at rest stimulation of β3-adrenergic receptors by endogenous catecholamine depresses LV contraction and relaxation. β3-Adrenergic receptors are activated at higher concentrations of ...
Lovering Andrew T - - 2013
Cardiopulmonary function is reduced in adults born extremely preterm, but it is unknown if this results in reduced pulmonary gas exchange efficiency during exercise and, consequently, leads to reduced aerobic capacity in subjects with and without bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD). We hypothesized that an excessively large alveolar to arterial oxygen difference ...
Seebauer Laura - - 2013
Imagery rescripting (ImRS), i.e. changing intrusive mental images in imagery, is increasingly recognized as a helpful therapy technique. In ImRS exercises, patients sometimes suggest taking violent revenge on perpetrators. However, it is unclear whether vengeful phantasies can be particularly helpful in giving back feelings of power and control, or whether ...
Barone Gibbs Bethany B University of Pittsburgh, Department of Health and Physical Activity, PA, USA. - - 2013
Though being physically active has associated with a healthier ankle-brachial index (ABI) in observational studies, ABI usually does not change with exercise training in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD). Less is known about the effect of exercise training on ABI in patients without PAD but at high risk due ...
Ichinose Masashi - - 2013
During high-intensity dynamic exercise, O2 delivery to active skeletal muscles is enhanced through marked increases in both cardiac output and skeletal muscle blood flow. When the musculature is vigorously engaged in exercise, the human heart lacks the pumping capacity to meet the blood flow demands of both the skeletal muscles ...
Sousa Nuno Mf de - - 2013
Generally, the evaluation of the blood pressure response to resistance exercise has been limited to the evaluation of discontinuous casual blood pressure monitoring, often measured at the end of the exercise. To continuously evaluate the blood pressure response at different intensities of leg press exercise with the same duration and ...
Mole Jason L - - 2013
Exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP) affects 40-60% of the physically active population, is detrimental to performance but of unknown aetiology. Excessive movement of abdominal peritoneum is one proposed mechanism. Transversus abdominis (TrA) function may play a role reducing in the incidence of Exercise-related transient abdominal pain via the tensioning of ...
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