What is the Association of Psychological Stress with Physical Fitness in a Military Cohort

Research Paper Title Association of Psychological Stress with Physical Fitness in a Military Cohort: The CHIEF Study. Background Psychological stress is associated with sedentary behaviour, which may impair exercise performance. The aim of the study was to examine the association between psychological stress and physical fitness in military personnel. Methods A military cohort of 4080… Read More

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What is the Anticipated Reduction in Aerobic Exercise Performance under Various Combinations of Acute Altitude Exposure & Load Carriage Conditions?

Research Paper Title Aerobic Exercise Performance During Load Carriage and Acute Altitude Exposure. Background This study quantified the impact of combined load carriage and acute altitude exposure on 5-km running time-trial (TT) performance and self-selected pacing strategy. Furthermore, this study developed a velocity prediction tool (nomogram) for similar aerobic exercise tasks performed under various combinations… Read More

What is the Effect of Small Airway Dysfunction on Exercise?

Research Paper Title Isolated Small Airway Dysfunction and Ventilatory Response to Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing. Background The effect of isolated small airway dysfunction (SAD) on exercise remains incompletely characterised. The researchers sought to quantify the relationship between isolated SAD, identified with lung testing, and the respiratory response to exercise. Methods The researchers conducted a prospective evaluation… Read More

What is the Influence of Vitamin D Supplementation by Sunlight or Oral D3 on Exercise Performance?

Research Paper Title Influence of Vitamin D Supplementation by Sunlight or Oral D3 on Exercise Performance. Background To determine the relationship between vitamin D status and exercise performance in a large, prospective cohort study of young men and women across seasons (study 1). Then, in a randomised, placebo-controlled trial, to investigate the effects on exercise… Read More

Linking Exercise Performance & Cognitive Performance

A study by German scientists, published in the Scientific Reports Journal, suggests that physical fitness is associated with changes in the brain’s white matter which can lead to improved memory and better problem solving, as well as improved structural changes in the brain. The results also demonstrated that a drop in exercise causes reduced cognitive… Read More

Run Further, Get Hungry!

Intermittent fasting (IF) may be the secret to revving up your exercise mojo, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. The study, admittedly carried out on mice, found that access to food increased levels of the hunger hormone ghrelin, and it is though that hunger may also be involved with exercise motivation.… Read More

Ways to Stay Hydrated during Exercise

It takes time for the person to re-hydrate. For athletes who exercise every day, fluid intake after exercise is crucial. You can use the best exercise equipment which you can find on WalkJogRun, but you will still need to hydrate just the same as when you are, for example, running. Water is a basic constituent… Read More