CFS/ME: Psychological Condition or Metabolic Dysfunction?

Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), affects approximately 250,000 people in the UK (Coghlan, 2017). Women are 2-4 times more likely to be affected than men and prevalence ranges between 0.2% and 2.6% of the population. However, varying definitions and classifications of ME/CFS have impacted on reporting and diagnosis of the condition.… Read More

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The Benefits of an Active Warm-up

Research Paper Title Effect of Active Warm-up on Metabolism Prior to and During Intense Dynamic Exercise. Purpose This study investigated whether active warm-up (AW) would increase muscle acetylcarnitine concentration before exercise, thereby reducing the reliance on nonoxidative Adenosine Triphosphate (ATP) production during subsequent high-intensity exercise. Methods Six female subjects performed a 30-second sprint at 120%… Read More