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Date: 2011-10-23
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1252
Description: No information exists on the nutritional status of primary school children residing in Makurdi, Nigeria.It is envisaged that the data could serve as baseline data for future studies, as well as inform ... More
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Date: 2010-12-27
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1253
Description: Objectives: The waist-to-stature ratio (WSR) is newly developed index, proposed to be of greater value as a simple anthropometric indicator, for predicting abdominal obesity and related cardiovascular ... More
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Date: 2010
Subject: Diet | Exercise
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1269
Description: Obesity is reaching epidemic proportions and more effective treatments are required to prevent the expansion of this disease. Treatments should focus on creating a negative energy balance either via i ... More
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Date: 2009-12-01
Subject: Aerobic | Combination
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1280
Description: Resistance and endurance training are often performed concurrently in most exercise programs and in rehabilitative settings in an attempt to acquire gains in more than 1 physiologic system. However, i ... More
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Date: 2009-09-02
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1285
Description: Despite the clear benefits that resistance training might have in weight management the effects of resistance training on adiposity in sedentary individuals are unsubstantiated. As such, the aim of th ... More
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Date: 2009/09/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3395
Description: In response to the increasing incidence of obesity, a large number of weight loss supplements (WLS) have become available that proclaim to stimulate weight loss and perceived energy. The purpose of th ... More
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Date: 2009/09/01
Subject: Aerobic | Cholesterol
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3514
Description: While aerobic training and, to a lesser degree, resistance training are known to reduce blood concentrations of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C), little is known about the effects of a comb ... More
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Date: 2009/09/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3420
Description: A challenge created by the school environment is to develop a training programme for athletes with continuous progression in order to achieve improved performance. This lack of continuous progression ... More
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Date: 2009-09-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1273
Description: It has widely been shown that exercise, particularly aerobic exercise, has extensive cardioprotective benefits and is an important tool in the prevention of coronary heart disease (CHD). The present i ... More
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Date: 2009-09-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1274
Description: Isokinetic normative data can be invaluable in identifying an individual’s strengths and weaknesses, and thus lead to a more effective use of the individual’s time to minimise or overcome his weakness ... More
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Date: 2009-09-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1275
Description: Abstract With 58 million individuals being overweight and another 40 million obese in the United States of America, active video gaming may become a means to improve physical fitness and possibly even ... More
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Date: 2009/09/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3396
Description: The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of resistance training, designed to prevent the development of coronary heart disease (CHD) based on the Framingham Risk Assessment (FRA) score. T ... More
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Date: 2009-06-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1272
Description: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is currently planning the historic Youth Olympic Games (YOG), an international multi-sport event that will be inaugurated in Singapore in 2010. On the 6t h of ... More
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Date: 2009-03-04
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1279
Description: Asthma exemplifies a major medical concern and is a considerable cause of morbidity and mortality in Western society. Controversy still exists regarding the most effective mode and intensity of exerci ... More
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Date: 2009-03-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1268
Description: The aim of this study was to develop age and sex-specific reference values for waist circumference (WC) based on a sample of 2015 primary school children (i.e. 979 boys and 1036 girls aged 9 12 years) ... More
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