What are the Effects of Load Carrying on Younger & Older Adults?

Research Paper Title Effect of load carrying on required coefficient of friction. Background A load carrying task was identified as a major factor leading to slip and fall injuries such as overexertion and bodily reaction. Holding a load in front of the body while walking would shift the whole body center-of-mass to the front, loading… Read More

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What is the Effect of an 8 Week Theraband Exercise Programme on the Upper Body Strength Performance of Adolescent Boys?

Research Paper Title Effects of 8 Weeks Theraband Exercise Program on Upper Body Strength Performance of Adolescent Boys. Background The strength as a static measure avoids consideration of the complex interaction of force improvement and the speed of concentric and eccentric muscle actions. Thera-bands are the only the resistance workout bands encouraged through the American… Read More

Health & Fitness and the Government Spending Review 2019

A Government Spending Review in early 2019 will determine the allocation of £4 trillion of public money (IFG, 2018). UK Active’s National Summit, which took place on 12 September in London, was a timely opportunity to demonstrate the fitness sector’s positive impact on society. In 2017, UK Active outlined the impact physical activity can have as the ‘golden… Read More

Erm … Can Exercise during Childhood Protect you against Memory Loss many Decades Later?

“CAN exercise during childhood protect you against memory loss many decades later? Exercise early in life seems to have lifelong benefits for the brain, in rats at least. “This is an animal study, but it indicates that physical activity at a young age is very important – not just for development, but for the whole lifelong trajectory of… Read More

Australia: Obesity & Exercise Levels

In Australia one in four children are now considered overweight or obese (Salvaire, 2017). In Western Australia, the state average is 6.1% of children aged two to 17 being classed as obese, with 24.6% of adults being classed as obese. In the area including Secret Harbour (where I live), Baldivis, Singleton, and Golden Bay 61%… Read More

What are the Changes in Biochemical & Functional Parameters for (Military) Men during Exercise?

Research Paper Title Changes in biochemical and functional parameters for men during exercise. Background Benefits of physical activity are undeniable. The aim of the present research was to determine the effects of physical activity and age on cholesterol and glucose levels in the blood, as well as changes in the functional parameters of the cardiovascular… Read More

What is the Relationship between BMI & Physical Fitness in Army Cadets?

Research Paper Title Relationship between body mass index and physical fitness in army cadets. Background While the importance of physical fitness for cadets is well-documented, no study has ever been conducted to investigate if there is an optimal BMI for physical fitness in army cadets. The aim of this study was to examine the association… Read More