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

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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

Linking BMI with Running, Swimming & Heaves

Research Paper Title Relationship of body mass index with 1,600 m running, 50 m swimming, and pull-ups performance 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 body mass index (BMI) for physical fitness in army cadets.… Read More

What is the Value of an Additional Exercise Training Programme in the Management of Obesity in Adolescents, including Prevention of Weight Gain?

Research Paper Title Effects of a 12-week exercise training programme on aerobic fitness, body composition, blood lipids and C-reactive protein in adolescents with obesity. Introduction Developing effective exercise programmes for the paediatric population is a strategy for decreasing obesity and is expected to help in eventually limiting obesity-associated long-term health and societal impact. In this… Read More

Exergaming (XBOX Kinect™) versus Traditional Gym-based Exercise

Research Paper Title Exergaming (XBOX Kinect™) versus traditional gym-based exercise for postural control, flow and technology acceptance in healthy adults: a randomised controlled trial. Background The use of exergaming is a potential alternative to traditional methods of balance training, which can be repetitive and somewhat monotonous. The purpose of this study was to assess the… Read More

Young & Old: Vitamin D, Resistance Training & Skeletal Muscle

Research Paper Title Does vitamin-D Intake during Resistance Training Improve the Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophic and Strength Response in Young and Elderly Men? – A Randomised Controlled Trial. Introduction Recent studies have shown that vitamin-D intake can improve skeletal muscle function and strength in frail vitamin-D insufficient individuals. The researchers investigated whether vitamin-D intake can improve… Read More