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Exercise & Fitness

Epidemiology of childhood fractures in Israel during 2000-2019.

Sep 13, 2021

Differences have been reported in incidence rates of fractures in the pediatric population, between countries and over time. The aim of this study was to evaluate the incidence and characteristics of ...

Dynamics of radiocaesium within forests in Fukushima-results and analysis of a model inter-comparison.

Sep 13, 2021

Forests cover approximately 70% of the area contaminated by the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant accident in 2011. Following this severe contamination event, radiocaesium (Cs) is anticipated to c...

The association of child neglect with lifestyles, depression, and self-esteem: Cross-lagged analyses in Chinese primary schoolchildren.

Sep 13, 2021

Child neglect robustly predicts many behavioral problems and adulthood mental disorders, but little is known about its association with daily lifestyles and psychological development during childhood,...

Male practitioners of physical activity present lower absolute power of beta band in time perception test.

Sep 06, 2021

Cortical changes resulting from physical activity and differences in the estimation of the time of practitioners and non-practitioners of physical activity have already been documented. However, there...

Immediate effect of high-intensity exercise on brain-derived neurotrophic factor in healthy young adults: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Sep 06, 2021

Although brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been identified as a molecular biomarker of the neurophysiological effects induced by exercise, the acute effects of high-intensity exercise (HIE)...

Development and evaluation of a physical examination and health assessment course.

Sep 06, 2021

Physical examination and health assessment skills are essential components of nursing practice, and the critical elements to be taught merit further investigation.To develop and evaluate a physical ex...

The associations between physical activity intensity, cardiorespiratory fitness and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Aug 26, 2021

High levels of physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness may protect against non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. We investigated whether different physical activity intensities, and cardiorespira...

Consumers' experiences of rights-based mental health laws: Lessons from Victoria, Australia.

Aug 26, 2021

Many countries embarked on reforms of mental health law in the wake of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. These reforms have had varying levels of success. This paper considers...

Effects of hyperventilation with face mask on brain network in patients with epilepsy.

Aug 23, 2021

During the ongoing pandemic of COVID-19, wearing face masks was recommended, including patients with epilepsy doing the hyperventilation (HV) test during electroencephalogram (EEG) examination somewhe...

Association of Physical Activity With Maximal and Submaximal Tests of Exercise Capacity in Middle- and Older-Aged Adults.

Aug 19, 2021

Although physical activity (PA) is an important determinant of exercise capacity, the association between these constructs is modest. The authors investigated the associations of self-reported and obj...

Home-Based Exercise for People With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Aug 19, 2021

Exercise performed at home could be a useful therapy for people with chronic kidney disease. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed at describing the characteristics, main findings, methodolog...

A comparison between whole-body vibration and conventional training on pain and performance in athletes with patellofemoral pain.

Aug 16, 2021

Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is the most common cause of anterior knee pain in athletes, which affects their performance especially during single leg activities. The aim of this study was to compare the ...

Effects of Pilates training VS. Suspension training on quality of life in women with knee osteoarthritis: A randomized controlled trial.

Aug 16, 2021

Osteoarthritis is the most common synovial joint disease and is characterized by progressive destruction of the articular cartilage. This study aimed to compare the effect of Pilates and suspension tr...

Recovery profiles of eccentric hamstring strength in response to cooling and compression.

Aug 16, 2021

The effectiveness of different forms of cryotherapy and combined compression (cryo-compression) commonly used in sport to enhance recovery following exercise are not fully understood. Therefore, the e...

Exercise Training Induces Left- but not Right-sided Cardiac Remodelling in Olympic Rowers.

Aug 12, 2021

Whilst the athlete's heart has been extensively described, less work has focused on the potential for elite athletes to demonstrate further cardiac remodelling upon an increase in training volume. Mor...

Loaded Inter-set Stretching for Muscular Adaptations in Trained Males: Is the Hype Real?

Aug 12, 2021

The study examined the effects of adding a loaded stretch in the inter-set rest period (ISS) compared to traditional resistance training (TR) on muscular adaptations in resistance-trained males. Twent...

Effect of online low-intensity exercise training on fitness and cardiovascular parameters.

Aug 12, 2021

Online exercise is undoubtedly useful and important; however, chronic adaptations to online exercise, particularly strength gain, muscle hypertrophy, and cardiovascular parameters, remain unclear. We ...

Pain and executive function: no association between remote exercise-induced hypoalgesia and cognitive inhibition in pain-free participants.

Aug 09, 2021

Cognitive inhibition, which denotes the ability to suppress predominant or automatic responses, has been associated with lower pain sensitivity and larger conditioned pain modulation in humans. Studie...

Tongue stretching: technique and clinical proposal.

Aug 09, 2021

The tongue is an organ with multiple functions, from sucking to phonation, from swallowing to postural control and equilibrium. An incorrect position or mechanics of the tongue can causes sucking prob...

A Meaningful and Actionable Professionalism Assessment: Validity Evidence for the Professionalism Mini-Evaluation Exercise (P-MEX) Across 8 Years.

Aug 05, 2021

With the growing importance of professionalism in medical education, it is imperative to develop professionalism assessments that demonstrate robust validity evidence. The Professionalism Mini-Evaluat...