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Exercise & Fitness

The relationship between relative aerobic load, energy cost, and speed of walking in individuals post-stroke.

Aug 02, 2021

Individuals post-stroke walk slower than their able-bodied peers, which limits participation. This might be attributed to neurological impairments, but could also be caused by a mismatch between aerob...

HVD-LSTM based recognition of epileptic seizures and normal human activity.

Aug 02, 2021

In this paper, we detect the occurrence of epileptic seizures in patients as well as activities namely stand, walk, and exercise in healthy persons, leveraging EEG (electroencephalogram) signals. Usin...

Examining the influence of mental stress on balance perturbation responses in older adults.

Jul 29, 2021

Reach-to-grasp responses following balance perturbations are important to fall prevention but are often ineffective in older adults. The ability to shift attention from an ongoing cognitive task to ba...

Effects of a remote, YouTube-delivered exercise intervention on young adults' physical activity, sedentary behavior, and sleep during the COVID-19 pandemic: Randomized controlled trial.

Jul 29, 2021

Public health guidelines have called for innovative and flexible physical activity (PA) intervention strategies to promote PA and health amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, this study's purpose was...

Effect and feasibility of wearable physical activity trackers and pedometers for increasing physical activity and improving health outcomes in cancer survivors: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jul 29, 2021

The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to evaluate the effect of wearable devices for improving physical activity and health-related outcomes in cancer survivors.CINAHL, Cochrane,...

Surmising synchrony of sound and sight: Factors explaining variance of audiovisual integration in hurdling, tap dancing and drumming.

Jul 26, 2021

Auditory and visual percepts are integrated even when they are not perfectly temporally aligned with each other, especially when the visual signal precedes the auditory signal. This window of temporal...

Challenging traditional carbohydrate intake recommendations for optimizing performance at high altitude.

Jul 22, 2021

To highlight emerging evidence challenging traditional recommendations to increase carbohydrate intake to optimize performance at high altitude.Several studies have now clearly demonstrated that, comp...

Effects of Euterpe edulis Martius on inflammatory responses to high-intensity intermittent exercise: Crossover randomized trial.

Jul 19, 2021

High-intensity intermittent exercise (HIIE) may enhance the antiinflammatory status. The juçara fruit juice (JFJ) has well-established antioxidant and antiinflammatory properties. This study investig...

Effects of surgical and cloth facemasks during a submaximal exercise test in healthy adults.

Jul 19, 2021

Surgical (SM) or cloth facemasks (CM) has become mandatory in many public spaces during the COVID-19 pandemic. They may interfere with the participation in physical activities.To evaluate how these ma...

Advice for Food Systems Governance Actors to Decide Whether and How to Engage With the Agri-Food and Beverage Industry to Address Malnutrition Within the Context of Healthy and Sustainable Food Systems Comment on "Challenges to Establish Effective Public-Private Partnerships to Address Malnutrition in All Its Forms".

Jul 19, 2021

The effectiveness of public-private partnerships (PPPs) to address malnutrition will depend on the issue, engagement purpose, policy context and actors' interactions. This commentary offers advice for...

Important park features for encouraging park visitation, physical activity and social interaction among adolescents: A conjoint analysis.

Jul 12, 2021

Little is known about what park features adolescents perceive as most important for encouraging them to visit and be active and social in parks. This study examined the relative importance of park fea...

Two weeks of moderate intensity locomotor training increased corticosterone concentrations but did not alter the number of adropin-immunoreactive cells in the hippocampus of diabetic type 2 and control rats.

Jul 08, 2021

Adropin (ADR) plays a role in metabolism regulation and its alterations in obesity and diabetes have been found. Treatment with ADR was beneficial in metabolic diseases, and physical exercise increase...

Behavioral responses of pregnant women to the early stage of COVID-19 pandemic in the network Era in China: online questionnaire study.

Jul 05, 2021

The aim of the present study was to examine the behavioral responses of pregnant women during the early stage of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak.We recruited 1,099 women to complete an on...

Postprandial interval walking - effect on blood glucose in pregnant women with gestational diabetes.

Jul 05, 2021

During pregnancy, postprandial hyperglycemia may increase the risk of complications such as fetal macrosomia. However, evidence on beneficial effects of physical activity on postprandial hyperglycemia...

Stability recovery performance in adults over a wide age range: A multicentre reliability analysis using different lean-and-release test protocols.

Jul 05, 2021

The ability to effectively increase the base of support is crucial to prevent from falling due to stability disturbances and has been commonly assessed using the forward-directed lean-and-release test...

Sex differences in the vascular response to sympathetic activation during acute hypoxemia.

Jul 01, 2021

What is the central question of this study? Sympathetically-mediated vasoconstriction was previously shown to be preserved during hypoxemia in humans; however, our understanding of vascular control co...

Exercise recommendations and referral patterns of oncology professionals.

Jul 01, 2021

Exercise physiologists and physiotherapists can provide exercise interventions for cancer survivors; however, many do not access this support. Our primary aim explored referral habits to exercise prof...

Progressive Visual Occlusion and Postural Control Responses in Individuals With and Without Chronic Ankle Instability.

Jun 28, 2021

Prophylactic and rehabilitative balance training is needed to maximize postural control and develop appropriate sensory organization strategies. Partially occluding vision during functional exercise m...

The Experimental Effect of Parent Versus Peer Influence on Children's Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior.

Jun 28, 2021

To assess children's physical activity, sedentary behavior, liking, and motivation during 3 separate simulated recess conditions: playing alone, with their parent participating, and with their peer pa...

Exploration of Barriers and Facilitators to Implementing Best Practice in Exercise Medicine in Primary Pediatric Care-Pediatrician Perspectives.

Jun 28, 2021

Despite the known health benefits of physical activity (PA), few primary care pediatricians discuss, evaluate, or prescribe PA for children. The goal of this study was to examine pediatricians' though...