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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, ...
Acute Effects of Exercise on Blood Pressure: A Meta-Analytic Investigation
Hypertension affects 25% of the world’s population and is considered a risk factor for cardiovascular disorders and other diseases. The aim of this study was to examine the evidence regarding the acute effect of exercise ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
Cinética de la inmunoglobulina-A salival (IgAs) en adultos jóvenes con capacidad aeróbica promedio o excelente antes y después de una prueba de esfuerzo máximo
Salivary immunoglobulin A (sIgA) kinetics in young adults with an average or excellent aerobic capacity before and after a cardiopulmonary graded exercise test
Background: Aim: To compare the concentration of secretory immunoglobulin-A (sIgA) in young adults with average or excellent aerobic capacity before and after a cardiopulmonary graded exercise test. Methods: Participants ...
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 ...
Relationship between sleep duration affects cognitive function in adolescents
Relación entre la duración del sueño y el desempeño cognitivo en adolescentes
Sleep time may interfere with the ability to perform tasks requiring memory, organization and reasoning. A lack of sleep has been related to cognitive deficits; however, few studies had demonstrated an association between ...