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Impact of social support on cognitive vascular risk factors in latino older adults
Objective: Central Americans have a cardiovascular disease (CVD) health advantage, as they are half as likely to carry CVD as European Americans, despite having an equivalent degree of vascular risk factors (VRFs). We ...
C-20 Cardiorespiratory Fitness Predicts Processing Speed Performance in Urban Latin Americans
Objective There is evidence that cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) protects against age-related declines in processing speed (PS), but studies investigating older adults living in low and middle-income countries are lacking. ...
Paraoxonase responses to exercise and niacin therapy in men with metabolic syndrome
Our purpose was to characterize changes in paraoxonase 1 (PON1) activity and concentration after single aerobic exercise sessions conducted before and after 6 weeks of niacin therapy in men with metabolic syndrome (MetS). ...
Periodization Model for Costa Rican Taekwondo Athletes
The purpose of this article is to describe the conditioning of elite taekwondo competitors based on the block-periodized training model. this model of periodization has been used by the Costa Rican National Taekwondo Team ...
Development of a VO2Peak prediction equation in elderly
Introduction. Aging decreases aerobic capacity as determined by direct maximal tests (Hassel et al. 2015). There are indirect methods to assess aerobic capacity such as the 6-min walking test (6MWT). Some equations to ...
Efecto de un programa de actividad física de moderada a vigorosa de diez meses sobre el VO2max y el porcentaje de grasa corporal en niños con sobrepeso y obesidad
Effect of a ten-month moderate to vigorous physical activity program on VO2max and the percentage of body fat in overweight and obese children
Objetivo: Evaluar el efecto de un programa de actividad física con intensidad de moderada a vigorosa bajo el modelo CATCH sobre el porcentaje de grasa corporal y capacidad aeróbica en niños con sobrepeso u obesidad. Método: ...
Monitoring Workload and Performance Response to Taekwondo Training
This study compared the association between Foster’s and Banister’s TRIMP methods for quantifying internal training load and training stimuli responses. Methods: A group of twenty-two Taekwondo competitors were divided ...
Fitness and cognitive performance in urban Latin Americans
Our group recently conducted a randomized clinical trial in US dwelling older adults that indicated increasing cardiorespiratory fitness (measured by VO2 peak on treadmill) resulted in better visuospatial cognition ...
Reliability of the maximal oxygen uptake following two consecutive trials by indirect calorimetry
Background: The maximal oxygen uptake (VO2máx) assessment by indirect calorimetry is the most reliable method to determine VO2máx, but when repeated tests are conducted, the results have been controversial. Aim: To determine ...
Los espejos no afectan de manera crónica variables psicológicas en mujeres que realizan un programa de entrenamiento contra resistencia o actividades pasivas
Mirrors do not Chronically Affect Psychological Variables in Women Participating in a Resistance-Training Programme or in passive activities
El propósito del estudio fue examinar el efecto crónico de la presencia de espejos en el entorno en el que se realiza ejercicio contra resistencia o actividades pasivas, sobre variables psicológicas de ansiedad fisicosocial ...