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Rehydration following exercise in the heat: a look at alternative formulations and the role of plasma volume expansion in excess diuresis
Rehydrating an athlete or physically active person who incurs dehydration during exercise is important, especially when this person must fully recover within a short period of time such as when practicing twice a day or ...
Determination of body weight before and after a headstand: the wrestling myth
This study shows, through an experimental approach supported by a metrological approach, the falsehood of the myth among wrestlers and wrestling trainers that reported mass will decrease if a man remains in a headstand ...
Validity and reliability of the Nintendo Wii Balance Board to assess standing balance and sensory integration in highly functional older adults
Standing balance is an important motor task to perform daily life activities. Postural instability associated with age typically rises from a deterioration or failure of peripheral sensory systems. The modified Clinical ...
Effect of Music Intensity on Performance during ad libitum Cycle Ergometer Exercise (póster)
(Pensar en Movimiento, 2013-10-15)
This is the poster presented on the topic at the 2013 American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting. Many people see aerobic exercise as boring and unpleasant, and require a high intrinsic motivation to train. Listening ...
Sunscreen Use and Sweat Production in Men and Women
Context: Sunscreen lotions are important to protect the skin during outdoor exercise, but they may interfere with sweating. Objective: To measure the effect of two different water-resistant sunscreen products on local ...
Salvamento Acuático: Prevención y Rescate
(Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, 1988)
La cantidad de muertos al año por causa de asfixia por inmersión va cada día en aumento, y es demasiado alta de todos modos. Sólo en Costa Rica, en el año de 1985 hubo 98 ahogamientos por inmersión; entre el año 1982 y ...
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, ...
Some Thoughts on Christianity and Sports
El cristiano y el deporte
(Conquista Cristiana Enero/Febrero, 1991, 1991-01)
There is a need to discuss, starting from some basic Christian truths, to what extent the Christian and athletic ideals are compatible; how sports could help modern men and women to be better Christians, and what kind of ...
Rehidratación post-ejercicio: bebidas con alto contenido de potasio vs. agua y una bebida deportiva
Post-exercise Rehydration: potassium-rich drinks vs. water and a sports drink
RESUMEN Propósito: evaluar la efectividad, tolerancia y aceptación de dos bebidas ricas en potasio, comparadas con una bebida deportiva y agua, durante la rehidratación post-ejercicio. Metodología: en cuatro días diferentes, ...
Voluntary Fluid Intake with Milk or Chocolate Milk in Boys Exercising in the Heat
The main goal of this study was to compare fluid balance (FB) and voluntary intake (VI) in 10-to 14-year-old boys, when they combine partially skimmed milk or chocolate milk with water during exercise in the heat, as an ...