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Learning curve and motor retention of a video game in young and older adults
Curva de aprendizaje y retención motriz de un juego de video en adultos jóvenes y adultos mayores
The purpose of the study was to compare the learning curve and motor retention of the Dance Dance Revolution (DDR) video game in healthy adults. Twenty young (M= 23.9 ± 2.8 yr.) and 18 older adults (M= 60.7 ± 5.9 yr.), ...
Perfil do desenvolvimento motor de alunos de oito anos de escola publicas Estaduais de São Bento do Sul - SC
Profile of motor development in public state school’s eighth grade students in São Bento do Sul - SC
O desenvolvimento motor classifica-se como um processo de mudança sequencial no nível de funcionamento do indivíduo que engloba uma série de transformações em seu comportamento motor. Objetivo: Traçar o perfil de ...
Evaluation of pre-game hydration status, heat stress, and fluid balance during professional soccer competition in the heat
(European Journal of Sport Science 9(5). 2009, 2009-09)
This study evaluated initial hydration status (stadium arrival urine specific gravity), fluid balance (pre- and post-game nude body weight, fluid intake, urine collection), and core temperature changes (pre-game, half-time, ...
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 ...
Initial metabolic state and exercise-induced endotoxaemia are unrelated to gastrointestinal symptoms during exercise
The aim of the study was to investigate the association between the initial metabolic state and exercise-induced endotoxaemia on the appearance of gastrointestinal symptoms (GIS) during exer-cise. Eleven males ...
A Comparison of Nutritional Habits, Physical Function and Psychological Constructs between Urban and Rural Costa Rican Older Adults
Purpose: To compare nutritional habits, physical function and psychological constructs between Costa Rican older adults from urban and rural zones. Methods: Male and female older adults aged ≥ 65 yr. from urban (n = 185) ...
Health and Fitness Differences Between Urban and Rural Costa Rican Older Adults
Costa Rica has one of the highest life expectancies in America, even higher than the United States. Studies addressing health and fitness in Latin American urban and rural older adults are scarce. PURPOSE: The purpose ...