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A Comparison of upper and lower limb exercise in canoeists using the heart rate and oxygen consumption relationship
The heart rate achieved with maximal upper limb exercise is quoted as being on average thirteen beats per minute lower than when performing maximal leg exercise. Many canoeists use heart rate monitors during training and ...
The Effect of exhaustive exercise on lymphocyte apoptosis.
Post exercise lymphocytopenia is a well documented phenomenon. Studies have reported exercise induced DNA damage in leucocytes and have postulated a possible link to apoptosis. Five subjects of differing fitness levels ...
The health and fitness profiles of sport studies students at a tertiary institution in South Africa.
Introduction The first time most adolescents start to take care of themselves with limited parental support is when they attend university. The watchful guidance of parental support typically wanes and students start ...
A comparison of the fitness levels of Indian high school boys in two cohorts : 1977 and 1997.
The main aim of this study was to compare fitness levels of Indian high school boys in two cohorts: 1977 and 1997. A secondary aim was to identify if the same problem areas or strengths still exist in 1997 as in 1977 or ...
The effects of exercise on the aged.
This study aimed to document the effects of regular exercise and physical activity on the aged. Subjects (n=S8) over the age of sixty-five participated in the study. All subjects were patrons from various retirement centers ...
Association between physical fitness and job performance in South African fire-fighters.
Aim. Accurate correlations between a wide range of physical fitness measures and occupational demands are needed in order to identify specific fitness tests and training needs for firefighters. Methods. Forty-eight ...