Being fully booked out and constantly in demand is something every personal trainer wants to achieve. However, you do not necessarily need elaborate marketing and advertising strategies to attract more clients into your business. Leveraging your current client base can go a long way towards driving new sign-ups. A great, but often under utilised, place to… Read More
A Systematic Review of Diagnostic & Treatment Strategies for Plantar Fasciitis
Research Paper Title Plantar fasciitis in athletes: diagnostic and treatment strategies. A systematic review. Background Plantar fasciitis is reported in different sports mainly in running and soccer athletes. Purpose of this study is to conduct a systematic review of published literature concerning the diagnosis and treatment of PF in both recreational and élite athletes. The… Read More
A Systematic Review of Plantar Fasciitis in Athletes
Research Paper Title Plantar fasciitis in athletes: diagnostic and treatment strategies. A systematic review. Background Plantar fasciitis (PF) is reported in different sports mainly in running and soccer athletes. Purpose of this study is to conduct a systematic review of published literature concerning the diagnosis and treatment of PF in both recreational and élite athletes.… Read More
Do Larger Portion Sizes Lead to Overeating?
Larger portions, packages, and tableware lead to higher consumption of food and drink, a Cochrane review has found (Hollands et al., 2015). The research said that eliminating larger portions from the diet could reduce energy intake by up to 16% (roughly 279 kilocalories a day) among UK adults or by up to 29% (roughly 527… Read More
Type 2 Diabetes & Beverages: Any Connection?
Research Paper Title Consumption of Sugar Sweetened Beverages, Artificially Sweetened Beverages, and Fruit Juice and Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes: Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Estimation of Population Attributable Fraction. Objectives To examine the prospective associations between consumption of sugar sweetened beverages, artificially sweetened beverages, and fruit juice with type 2 diabetes before and after adjustment… Read More
What is the Effectiveness of Exercise Interventions to Prevent Sports Injuries?
Research Paper Title The Effectiveness of Exercise Interventions to Prevent Sports Injuries: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials. Background Physical activity is important in both prevention and treatment of many common diseases, but sports injuries can pose serious problems. Objective To determine whether physical activity exercises can reduce sports injuries and perform… Read More
Physical Activity Questionnaires: Reliability & Validity
Research Paper Title A Systematic Review of Reliability and Objective Criterion-related Validity of Physical Activity Questionnaires. Background Physical inactivity is one of the four leading risk factors for global mortality. Accurate measurement of physical activity (PA) and in particular by physical activity questionnaires (PAQs) remains a challenge. The aim of this paper was to provide… Read More
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