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Dempsey Paddy C - - 2013
Abstract We investigated the effect of added load and intense exercise on jump and landing performance and ground reaction force (GRF) during landings where attentional demand was varied. Fifty-two males (37 ± 9.2 years, 180.7 ± 6.1 cm, 90.2 ± 11.6 kg, maximal aerobic fitness (V˙O2max) 50 ± 8.5 ml (.) kg(-1 .) min(-1), BMI 27.6 ± 3.1, mean ± s) completed a V˙O2max test. ...
Tarpey Michael D - - 2013
The study investigated the ingestion of maltodextrin, fructose, and protein on exogenous carbohydrate oxidation (CHOEXO) and exercise performance. Seven trained cyclists and (or) triathletes (maximal oxygen consumption, 59.20 ± 9.00 mL·kg(-1)·min(-1)) performed 3 exercise trials that consisted of 150 min of cycling at 50% maximal power output (160 ± 11 ...
Hostyn Sandro V - - 2013
To evaluate lung functional capacity (FC) for physical exercise in children and adolescents with sickle cell disease (SCD) through the six-minute walk test (6MWT). A cross-sectional prospective study was performed to evaluate the FC of 46 patients with SCD through the 6MWT. The following parameters were assessed: heart rate (HR), respiratory rate (RR), peripheral ...
Mortola Jacopo P - - 2013
Adult birds have a ventilatory equivalent (pulmonary ventilation-oxygen consumption ratio, V˙E/V˙O2) lower than mammals because of the superior gas exchange efficiency of their respiratory apparatus. In particular, adult Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata) have been reported to have an extraordinary low ventilatory equivalent (~14mL STPD·mL BTPS(-1)). We asked if similar high ...
Coutinho A C B - - 2013
Study design:This was a retrospective observational study.Objective:The objective was to determine the normative values for 20 min exercise of wheelchair propulsion in spinal cord injury (SCI) subjects.Setting:Sarah Rehabilitation Hospitals Network, Brazil.Methods:A total of 413 medical records for SCI patients at different levels and classifications at the Sarah Rehabilitation Hospitals Network, Brazil, ...
Gram Anne Sofie - - 2013
Aims: Sixty-one healthy, sedentary, moderately overweight young men participated in a randomised controlled trial to examine the effects of two different doses of endurance exercise on health behaviour and exercise compliance. Methods: Participants were randomised to a sedentary control group, a moderate (MOD; 300 kcal/day) or a high-dose (HIGH; 600 ...
Müller Jan - - 2013
Exercise studies in patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) suggest that exercise capacity declines progressively. This study aims to assess the natural history of exercise capacity in patients with CHD from serial cardiopulmonary exercise tests (CPETs) and to identify factors that are associated with the rate of decrease. From July ...
Scudese Estevão - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to compare different rest intervals between sets on repetition consistency and ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) during consecutive bench press sets with an absolute 3RM load. Sixteen trained men (23.75 ± 4.21 years; 74.63 ± 5.36 kg; 175 ± 4.64 cm; bench press relative ...
Schneider Joachim - - 2013
Exercise intolerance is typical for asbestosis. We examined the correlation of spiroergometric parameters with severity of asbestosis according to the ILO classification. Patients were compared to a healthy control group. 19 consecutive male patients with compensated asbestosis and 24 healthy subjects were examined. All participants underwent pulmonary functional testing including ...
Peteiro Jesús - - 2013
-We sought to identify extensive ischemia on exercise echocardiography (ExE) relative to workload in patients without known coronary artery disease (CAD), and to investigate whether ExE is useful in predicting outcomes in those with high exercise capacity (≥10 metabolic equivalents [METs]) plus a maximal test (≥85% of their maximal age-predicted ...
Miller Andrew D - - 2013
Although the majority of high altitude studies have used doubly labeled water to assess energy expenditure (EE), minimal research has examined variation in intensity levels while participating in such an expedition. The purpose of this study was to use ambulatory monitoring technology to assess EE and time spent in moderate ...
Reeve Michael D - - 2013
To examine the validity and reliability of the SenseWear Armband Mini and BodyMedia FIT in comparison to the Cosmed K4b(2) portable for assessing energy expenditure during resistance training. Lab based validation and reliability study. Eleven males and 7 females (age=22.7±4.5 years) completed two resistance-training sessions. Total energy expenditure was simultaneously ...
Green Lara A LA Electromyographic Kinesiology Laboratory, Faculty of Applied Health Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1, - - 2014
Resistive exercise is used in the assessment of musculoskeletal health, performance, training interventions, and population differences (i.e., gender, age, training status). There is a need to determine the amount of familiarization required to stabilize performance prior to testing. Fifteen males completed a familiarization session consisting of 3 blocks of 5 ...
Argolo Natalie - - 2013
Objective: To investigate the effect of motor swallowing exercises on swallowing dynamics, quality of life and swallowing complaints for Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. Design: A before-after trial. Setting: University Medical Center. Participants: Parkinson's disease patients with dysphagia complaints. Interventions: The interventions included motor swallowing exercises designed to increase the strength ...
Kuehr Lea - - 2013
This study aimed to evaluate safety, feasibility and effects of an eight-week combined resistance and endurance exercise program in patients with advanced NSCLC during in- and outpatient care. In this intervention study, 40 patients with predominantly advanced NSCLC receiving simultaneous or sequential radio-chemotherapy or chemotherapy alone were enrolled. Over a ...
Hauser Anna - - 2013
To determine the acute responses of breathing oxygen-enriched air during the recovery periods of a simulated 3 × 3-min cross-country skiing team sprint competition at simulated low altitude. Eight well-trained male endurance athletes performed two 3 × 3-min team sprint simulations on a double-poling ergometer at simulated altitude set at ...
Bermingham S L - - 2013
Supervised exercise (SE) is thought to result in improvements in walking distance and quality of life compared with unsupervised exercise (USE) in people with intermittent claudication. However, the cost-effectiveness of SE is unclear. As a result, many patients are currently unable to access supervised programmes. We searched MEDLINE, Embase, Cochrane, ...
Jeng Shiau-Chian - - 2013
Physical fitness in children with cerebral palsy (CP) is lower than in their peers. A 12-week individualized home-based exercise program completed by 11 children with CP 10 years earlier showed a favorable effect on physical fitness performance. We follow-up the physical fitness of those 11 children with CP, and compare ...
Al-Jundi W - - 2013
We aimed to conduct a systematic review of the evidence for structured, home-based exercise programmes (HEPs) in patients with intermittent claudication. The Medline, PsycINFO, EMBASE, and Cochrane databases were searched up to April 2013 for terms related to walking, self-management, and intermittent claudication. Descriptive, methodological and outcome data were extracted ...
Chase Paul J PJ LeBauer Cardiovascular Research Foundation, Greensboro, North Carolina; Department of Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina. Electronic address: - - 2013
The purpose of this analysis was to evaluate the prognostic characteristics of peak oxygen consumption (Vo2) and the minute ventilation/carbon dioxide (VE/Vco2) slope of different peak respiratory exchange ratios (RERs) obtained from cardiopulmonary exercise testing in patients with heart failure (HF). For patients with HF, peak Vo2 and the VE/Vco2 ...
Giardini Alessandro - - 2013
A blunted heart rate recovery (HRR) from peak exercise is associated with adverse outcome in adults with ischemic heart disease. We assessed HRR after pediatric heart transplantation (HTx) and its prognostic use. Between 2004 and 2010 we performed 360 maximal exercise tests (median, 2 tests/patient; range, 1-7) in 128 children ...
Wilson George - - 2013
Abstract Despite the performance concerns of dehydration in other sports, there are currently no data on the effects of rapid weight-loss on the physical and cognitive performance of jockeys in a sport-specific context. In a randomised crossover design, eight Great Britain (GB) male licensed jockeys were assessed for chest strength, ...
Takagi Shun - - 2013
Abstract Maximal fat oxidation (MFO) rate and the exercise intensity that elicits MFO (FATmax-intensity) were designed to evaluate fat metabolism capacity and to provide individuals with a target exercise intensity during prolonged exercise. However, the previous methods of determining FATmax-intensity were time-consuming. The purpose of this study was to examine ...
Lacome Mathieu - - 2013
Abstract The objective of the study was to describe an original approach to assessing individual workload during international rugby union competitions. The difference between positional groups and between the two halves was explored. Sixty-seven files from 30 French international rugby union players were assessed on a computerised player-tracking system (Amisco ...
Ayán C - - 2013
To date, little attempt has been made to compare or evaluate the effects of different physical exercise programs on gait disorders in people with Parkinson's disease (PD). This pilot study is aimed at obtaining preliminary data of the effects of two different exercise programs on gait parameters in people with ...
Cheifetz Oren - - 2013
As more evidence emerges to support the incorporation of exercise for cancer survivors to positively affect physical, emotional, and social health, it is imperative that health-care providers use current knowledge to develop evidence-based exercise programs for these patients. Our purpose is to describe the development, implementation, and effectiveness of the ...
Chow Hsueh-Wen - - 2013
To explore the purposes of older adults' out-of-home trips, and to investigate the association between the frequency of these trips and older adults' functional fitness. A total of 412 older adults in Taiwan were recruited from 2009 to 2010. Participants were asked to fill out questionnaires on out-of-home trips, and ...
Nickel D - - 2013
Self-efficacy is an important predictor of health-related physical activity in multiple sclerosis (MS). While past experiences are believed to influence efficacy beliefs, the explanations individuals provide for these experiences also may be critical. Our objective was to test the hypothesis that perceived success or failure to accumulate 150 min of physical ...
Ahmad Basit - - 2013
Purpose: This investigation assessed whether endurance training altered the red cell deformability (RCD) of male HIV patients. Methods: Eight subjects (38 ± 9 years, BMI 23 ± 3.6 kg/m2, highly active antiretroviral therapy) trained for a marathon run for the duration of one year. Each subject underwent an acute exercise ...
Jones Hollie S - - 2013
The aim of an optimal pacing strategy during exercise is to enhance performance whilst ensuring physiological limits are not surpassed, which has been shown to result in a metabolic reserve at the end of the exercise. There has been debate surrounding the theoretical models that have been proposed to explain ...
Tabben Montassar M Tunisian Research Laboratory "Sports Performance Optimization", National Center of Medicine and Science in Sports (CNMSS), Tunis, Tunisia ; CETAPS, University of Rouen, Mont Saint Aignan, - - 2013
Investigate the physiological responses and rating of perceived exertion (RPE) in elite karate athletes and examine the relationship between a subjective method (Session-RPE) and two objective heart-rate (HR)-based methods to quantify training-load (TL) during international karate competition. Eleven karatekas took part in this study, but only data from seven athletes ...
Da Silva Danilo Fernandes - - 2013
Abstract To determine the effects of preparatory phase training on aerobic parameters, resting heart rate variability (HRV) and 5-km performance of high-level endurance runners and the relationship between the percentage change (% change) of resting HRV with the % change of aerobic parameters and 5-km performance. Six runners were assessed ...
Dempsey Jerome A - - 2013
When tested in isolation, stimuli associated with respiratory CO2 exchange, feedforward central command and type III-IV muscle afferent feedback have each been shown to be capable of eliciting exercise-like cardio-ventilatory responses - but their relative contributions in a setting of physiologic exercise remains controversial. We reasoned that in order to ...
Gappmaier Eduard - - 2013
Large therapeutic rolls (LTR) and balls are popular rehabilitation tools and have also been advertised as cardiovascular training devices. The aim of this study was to determine if individuals of varying fitness levels would reach aerobic training levels by evidence-based standards as described in American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) ...
Mohseni Raheleh - - 2013
This study was conducted to determine the impact of an 8-week intradialytic exercise program (consisting of 15 minutes low-intensity exercise during the first 2 hours of dialysis) on dialysis efficacy. In an open randomized controlled trial, a total of 50 clinically stable hemodialysis patients were enrolled into the study and ...
Wardini Rima - - 2013
The present pilot study tested the use of a virtual game system (VGS) for exercise training in patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation (PR). Safety, feasibility, enjoyment and adherence were assessed. VGS (Wii [2006], Nintendo, USA) games were prescreened and categorized into lower- ...
Silva Saulo Freitas da - - 2013
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of a physical therapy program in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) during hemodialysis (HD). Fifty-six CKD patients participated for 16 months in a supervised physical therapy program in HD sessions. They underwent evaluation before the start of the program ...
Nagle Elizabeth F - - 2013
Introduction: Aquatic exercise (AE) is a popular form of physical activity, yet few studies have assessed the individual's energy expenditure (EE) associated with a continuous bout of AE. Studies using indirect calorimetry to measure EE have reported limitations associated with test methodology and the ability to control individual's exercise intensity ...
Nanda Bijli - - 2013
Introduction: Single acute bouts of moderately-intense aerobic exercise like walking have been found to improve cognitive control of attention in children, but some studies have reported no improvement in cognitive flexibility following acute aerobic exercise. Submaximal aerobic exercise performed for 60 minutes facilitated specific aspects of information processing in adults ...
Schafer Mark A - - 2013
The present study examined the validity of the Seven Day Recall Questionnaire among recreationally active men and women. Initially, participants completed a level walk (2.5 mph [4.0 kph]), hill walk (3.5 mph [5.6 kph], 5% grade), and run (5.0 mph [8.0 kph], 2.5% grade). Seven days later, participants were given ...
Astroth Kim Schafer - - 2013
Fatigue is common for individuals receiving hemodialysis and can lead to decreased physical function, quality of life, and survival. Because fatigue is frequently reported as bothersome, nurses must discover effective ways to assist patients to manage this symptom. The purpose of this systematic review was to examine the effectiveness of ...
Cetin Ebru - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine the effect of 30-minute duration submaximal running and roller skiing exercises, which are among the most important aerobic exercise models in cross-country skiers, on lactic acid levels. The study group comprised 6 female and 4 male athletes (age: 16.87 +/- 1.87 years, ...
Abolarin I O IO School of Peri-operative Nursing, University College - - 2013
Patient rights have recently become the centre of national attention in the healthcare practice and Nigerians are becoming more aware of their rights. Despite this awareness, there is gap between their knowledge and ability to exercise their rights. The study was designed to assess University College Hospital patients' knowledge and ...
Peolsson Anneli A Sjukgymnastiken, Department of Health and Society, Division of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences Linköping University, SE-581 83 Linköping, Sweden. anneli.peolsson@ihs.liu.se, - - 2013
Guild boards and pulleys are apparatus commonly used to train cervical muscle function for their purported benefit in facilitating activity of the deeper muscle layers, although this effect has not been substantiated. The objective of this study was to compare the activity of the different layers of cervical muscles when ...
Shaughnessy Allen F AF Professor of Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, - - 2013
Introduction: Teaching residents how to reflect and providing ongoing experience in reflection may aid their development into adaptable, life-long learning professionals. We introduced an ongoing reflective exercise into the curriculum of a family medicine residency program. Residents were provided 15 minutes, three times a week, to complete these reflective exercises. ...
Kappenstein J - - 2013
The aim of the present study was to test the hypotheses that a greater oxidative capacity in children results in a lower phosphocreatine (PCr) depletion, a faster PCr resynthesis and a lower muscle acidification during high-intensity intermittent exercise compared to adults. Sixteen children (9.4 ± 0.5 years) and 16 adults (26.1 ± 0.3 years) completed a ...
Tomczak Corey R - - 2013
Pulmonary oxygen uptake (V˙O2p) at exercise onset is severely delayed in heart transplant recipients (HTRs). The role of exercise training to improve V˙O2p kinetics in HTRs has not been studied. We examined V˙O2p kinetics before and after 12 weeks of aerobic and strength training (HTR-T; n = 19, mean ± SD age: ...
Maor Elad - - 2013
Attenuated heart rate (HR) response during exercise is associated with adverse cardiovascular outcome. The acceptable value for HR response is 85% of the age-predicted maximal HR (APMHR). This study hypothesized that mild attenuation of HR response during exercise among healthy subjects is associated with increased cardiovascular risk. The study population ...
Callewaert Margot - - 2013
The aim of this work was to gain more insight into the cardiorespiratory and muscular (M. Vastus lateralis) responses to simulated upwind sailing exercise in 10 high level male and female Optimist sailors (10.8 to 14.4 years old). Hiking strap load (HSL) and cardiorespiratory variables were measured while exercising on ...
Cejudo Pilar - - 2013
Research has provided evidence for the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of exercise training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. However, little is known about the impact of exercise training in patients with chronic respiratory failure due to kyphoscoliosis. The objective of the current study was to evaluate the effect ...
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