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Date: 2015/02/24
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5345
Description: Objective: To explore gender and racial profiling of percentage body fat of 1136 urban South African children attending public schools in Pretoria Central. Methods: This is a cross-sectional survey of ... More
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Date: 2013/11/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5346
Description: Almost all aspects of the respiratory system deteriorate with advancing age, decreasing the elderly's ability to perform strenuous exercise. However, it is speculated that the elderly can still engage ... More
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Date: 2013/06/15
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5354
Description: It is estimated that more than one billion adults are overweight in the world, of which at least 300 million are obese. Countries in economic transition from underdeveloped to developed, such as South ... More
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Date: 2013/05/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5353
Description: Although, Pilates training has gained popularity and is performed with great ease by the elderly, little is known about this mode of training on the development of agility, functional mobility and V02 ... More
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Date: 2013/01/31
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5341
Description: Ageing decreases physical functioning while dependency increases. Arising from these physical limitations is an increasing urge for the use of complementary and alternative medicine such as Pilates. H ... More
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Date: 2012/01/02
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5332
Description: Objective: To evaluate the relationship between body mass index, overweight, and blood pressure among South African rural children and adolescents. Methods: The sample involved 1,172 schoolchildren (5 ... More
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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: 2011/08/11
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5356
Description: Waist circumference (WC) is proposed as a better marker in the diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in children than body mass index (BMI). As important as this anthropometric index may appear, it is not a ... 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: 2010/10/06
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5362
Description: The implementation of off-links conditioning programmes for amateur golfers to enhance performance is often neglected. This study was conducted to determine the effects of a conditioning programme on ... 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: 2009-03-01
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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Date: 2009-01-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1286
Description: The purpose of this study was to examine age and gender differences in muscular strength and flexibility among primary school children and to compare the findings with data for school-going children f ... More
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Date: 2009-01-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1278
Description: Several indices for body-weight disorders exist in scientific literature, but it is inconclusive whether or not they can yield comparable results when applied to Nigerian children. The prevalence of w ... More
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Date: 2008-06
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1254
Description: The aim of this study was to assess the anthropometric and body composition profiles of Nigerian school children. A cross-sectional study was carried out involving 1036 girls and 979 boys aged 9-12 ye ... More
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