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An economic impact analysis of the Comrades Marathon on the city of Durban.
Sport has become a major industry as well as a key cultural preoccupation in contemporary society. Cities are increasingly using major sporting events and activities to re-image themselves, promote urban development and ...
Physiological and physical fitness profiles of elite South African surfers.
The present study profiled the fitness characteristics of elite South African surfers. Sixty-one surfers volunteered to participate in the study. Each subject underwent a maximal tests in order to measure peak maximum ...
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 ...
Physiological response to incremental stationary cycling using conventional, circular and variable-geared, elliptical Q-chain rings.
Background: As variable-geared, elliptical Rotor Q-rings may improve pedal dynamics by reducing the effect of the "dead spot" in the pedaling action and altering the mechanical leverage, use of these chain rings is currently ...