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Shaw, Brandon S.

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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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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: 2008-11-21
Subject: Competition | Heart rate
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1251
Description: A percentage of either measured or predicted maximum heart rate is commonly used to prescribe and measure exercise intensity. However, maximum heart rate in athletes may be greater during competition ... More
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Date: 2008-06-01
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1255
Description: With regards to obesity-related disease the impact of exercise training on health depends on the ability of exercise to promote a negative energy balance. Exercise’s effect on promoting a negative ene ... 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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Date: 2007/12/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3388
Description: High-density lipoprotein (HDL) with its cardio-protective effects has provided remarkable optimism to the ever-increasing incidences of coronary artery disease. Therefore, the aim of this randomized, ... More
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Date: 2007-09-01
Subject: Anthropometry | Children
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1283
Description: Childhood and adolescent obesity tends to extend into adulthood and predisposes the individual to some chronic diseases in later life. Body composition is a good parameter for evaluating obesity and n ... More
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Date: 2007-06-02
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1264
Description: Modern sedentary lifestyles, an increase in the consumption of nutrient dense foods and declining levels of participation in physical activity progressing from childhood to adulthood have been implica ... More
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Date: 2007-04-30
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:1281
Description: Stretching exercises are commonly used as an integral part of a pre-exercise warm-up training sessions despite even early laboratory studies having demonstrated that some degree of mechanical weakness ... More
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Date: 2006/05/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5936
Description: Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a substantial cause of death and disability in South Africa and Western society, with research showing obesity to be one of the most common CAD risk factors. Furthermo ... More
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Date: 2005/09/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3515
Description: Coronary artery disease (CAD) represents a major medical problem in Western society and is a considerable cause of morbidity and mortality in South Africa. In recent years, epidemiologists have made e ... More
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Date: 2005/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3610
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