Research Paper Title Ventilatory responses in males and females during graded exercise with and without thoracic load carriage. Background To compare the effects of thoracic load carriage on the ventilatory and perceptual responses to graded exercise. Methods 14 pairs of height-matched, physically active males and females completed randomly ordered modified Balke treadmill exercise tests with… Read More
Men require more nutrients than women, mainly due to their greater muscle mass and bigger size. The numerous daily demands on their energy and time also zap their nutrients and can cause stress. Stress, when not managed properly, can negatively affect a man’s health and overall life. Taking the right supplements can help lessen most of these issues and improve their overall health. Read More
Research suggests there are some differences between the genders that can influence training, although to what extent is debatable. Gender Differences For example, research has examined the potential influence of the female hormonal cycle on adaptations from resistance training and/or injury risk. However, findings were inconclusive. In terms of anatomical differences, a larger quadriceps angle… Read More
Research Paper Title The Combined Effect of Cigarette Smoking and Fitness on Injury Risk in Men and Women. Background Prior studies have identified cigarette smoking and low fitness as independent risk factors for injury; however, no studies have evaluated the combined effect of cigarette smoking and fitness on injury risk. Therefore the objective was to… Read More
An A5 handout (PDF format) discussing pelvic floor exercises, for both men and women! Pelvic Floor Exercises (A5).
Research Paper Title Low Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Physical Inactivity as Predictors of Mortality in Men with Type 2 Diabetes. Background Although physical activity is recommended as a basic treatment for patients with diabetes, its long-term association with mortality in these patients is unknown. Objective To evaluate the association of low cardiorespiratory fitness and physical inactivity… Read More
Research Paper Title Adaptive thermogenesis and changes in body composition and physical fitness in army cadets. Background To analyse the association between a 34-week military training on body composition, physical fitness and compensatory changes in resting energy expenditure (REE) recognized as adaptive thermogenesis (AT). We also explored if regional body composition changes were related to… Read More