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Exercise and health

Section edited by Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas

This section considers studies on exercise and its effects on health, including mental health.

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  1. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) performed on exercise cycle or treadmill is considered safe and often more beneficial for fat loss and cardiometabolic health than moderate-intensity continuous training...

    Authors: Birinder S Cheema, Timothy B Davies, Matthew Stewart, Shona Papalia and Evan Atlantis

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2015 7:3

    Content type: Research article

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  2. It has been demonstrated that core strength training is an effective means to enhance trunk muscle strength (TMS) and proxies of physical fitness in youth. Of note, cross-sectional studies revealed that the in...

    Authors: Urs Granacher, Jörg Schellbach, Katja Klein, Olaf Prieske, Jean-Pierre Baeyens and Thomas Muehlbauer

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:40

    Content type: Research article

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  3. Positive affective responses can lead to improved adherence to exercise. This study sought to examine the affective responses and exercise intensity of self-selected exercise in adolescent girls.

    Authors: Charlotte C Hamlyn-Williams, Paul Freeman and Gaynor Parfitt

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:35

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The aim of the present study was to investigate participation and performance trends regarding the nationality of successful solo swimmers in the ‘English Channel Swim’.

    Authors: Beat Knechtle, Thomas Rosemann and Christoph Alexander Rüst

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:34

    Content type: Research article

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  5. In the past, plyometric training (PT) has been predominantly performed on stable surfaces. The purpose of this pilot study was to examine effects of a 7-week lower body PT on stable vs. unstable surfaces. This...

    Authors: Armin Kibele, Claudia Classen, Thomas Muehlbauer, Urs Granacher and David G Behm

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:30

    Content type: Research article

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  6. Protein supplements are extensively used among commercial gym users and athletes. Although demographic information amongst such consumption has been poorly investigated. The aim of this study is to compare pro...

    Authors: Antonino Bianco, Caterina Mammina, Ewan Thomas, Francesco Ciulla, Umberto Pupella, Francesco Gagliardo, Marianna Bellafiore, Giuseppe Battaglia, Antonio Paoli and Antonio Palma

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:29

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Physical inactivity is a major cardiovascular risk factor. Recently, we showed that non-exercise activity thermogenesis (NEAT) assessed by the self-reported questionnaire is favorably associated with metabolic...

    Authors: Hidetaka Hamasaki, Hidekatsu Yanai, Masafumi Kakei, Mitsuhiko Noda and Osamu Ezaki

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:27

    Content type: Research article

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  8. A recent review concludes that the agreement of data across ActiGraph accelerometer models for children and youth still is uncertain. The aim of this study was to evaluate the agreement of three generations of...

    Authors: May Grydeland, Bjoerge Herman Hansen, Mathias Ried-Larsen, Elin Kolle and Sigmund Alfred Anderssen

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:26

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Aquatic exercise has been widely used for rehabilitation and functional recovery due to its physical and physiological benefits. However, there is a high variability in reporting on the muscle activity from su...

    Authors: Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas and Carlos Leonardo Cano-Herrera

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:15

    Content type: Research article

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  10. It is compulsory that domestic football/soccer teams in UEFA competitions organise players’ pre-participation medicals. Although screening guidelines have been established, these remain controversial. The find...

    Authors: Neil Heron and ME Cupples

    Citation: BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation 2014 6:5

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a debilitating disorder with an unknown aetiology but suspected multifactorial origins. Common “triggers” include severe viral infections and emotional stress. Recent studies have a...

    Authors: Suzanne Broadbent and Rosanne Coutts

    Citation: Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Rehabilitation, Therapy & Technology 2013 5:16

    Content type: Study protocol

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