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Predictors of physical activity and quality of life in New Zealand prostate cancer survivors undergoing androgen-deprivation therapy
(New Zealand Medical Association (NZMA), 2010)
Aims The aims of this study were to: quantify the levels and predictors of physical activity in prostate cancer survivors on androgen deprivation therapy (ADT); gain some insight into the effect of physical activity on the ...
Effects of saddle height on pedal force effectiveness
(Elsevier Ltd, 2011)
Bicycle saddle height configuration may affect pedal force application. Our aim was to compare pedal force effectiveness for different saddle height configurations. Eleven cyclists (38 ± 12 years) and eleven triathletes ...
One year sustainability of risk factor change from a 9-week workplace intervention
We examined the effect of a 9-week diet and physical activity intervention provided in the workplace by a group education session where personal dietary and physical activity goals were proposed. Measurements of anthropometry, ...
Lower-body determinants of running economy in male and female distance runners
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
A variety of training approaches have been shown to improve running economy in well-trained athletes. However, there is a paucity of data exploring lower-body determinants that may affect running economy and account for ...
The effects of adult involvement on children participating in organised team sports
(AUT University, 2011)
There are clearly identified social, physical, and mental health benefits of physical activity in primary aged children. With an unequivocal link between sport and physical activity, it would appear to be fundamentally ...
Book Review [The Ethics of Sport Coaching]
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
Effect of a high and low dose of caffeine on antigen-stimulated activation of human natural killer cells after prolonged cycling
(Human Kinetics, 2011)
This study investigated the effect of a high and low dose of caffeine on antigen-stimulated natural killer (NK) cell (CD3- CD56+) activation after prolonged, strenuous cycling, as assessed by the early-activation molecule ...
Holism in sports coaching: beyond humanistic psychology: a commentary
(Multi-Science Publishing, 2010)
Strength and coordination training are both effective in reducing the postural tremor amplitude of older adults
(Human Kinetics, 2010)
The current study investigated the effect of 2 different types of unilateral resistance training on the postural tremor output of 19 neurologically healthy men age 70–80 yr. The strength- (n = 7) and coordination-training ...
Effects of lowering body temperature via hyperhydration, with and without glycerol ingestion and practical precooling on cycling time trial performance in hot and humid conditions
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012)
Background Hypohydration and hyperthermia are factors that may contribute to fatigue and impairment of endurance performance. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of combining glycerol hyperhydration ...