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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 ...
Kinesiological Factors in Vertical Jump Performance: Differences Among Individuals
The purpose of this study was to investigate the kinesiological factors that distinguish good jumpers from poor ones, in an attempt to understand the critical factors in vertical jump performance (VJP). Fifty-two normal, ...
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 ...
Efecto del ejercicio físico de hidrogimnasia sobre la concentración sérica de inmunoglobulina A en mujeres adultas mayores
Effect of hydrogymnastics physical exercise on serum level of immunoglobulin A in elderly women
La disminución de la función del sistema inmune con la edad es asociada a la incidencia de enfermedades infecciosas del tracto respiratorio superior; por otro lado, el ejercicio físico ha sido ampliamente recomendado para ...
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 ...
An analysis of the responsibility of physical education students depending on the teaching methodology received
To determine the effects of two teaching methodologies on the student’s perceptions about responsibility in the evaluation of a physical education teaching unit. A pre-experimental design was used on 785 high-school students ...
Cardiorespiratory Responses to Continuously-Graded and Ramp Treadmill Protocols
Ramped treadmill protocols (RTP) are often used for stress testing in clinical and low-fit populations because small frequent adjustments in work rate are thought to reduce cardiorespiratory stress and elicit higher fitness ...
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.), ...
Rapid Changes of Body Weight after a Headstand: A Metrological Analysis
Despite recent rules from amateur wrestling sport-governing bodies intended to discourage extreme weight loss measures, wrestling culture still includes varied methods to make weight, including holding a headstand position ...