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The effects of the Cross Walk's resistive arm poles on the metabolic costs of treadmill walking
The recently developed CROSS WALKR exercise treadmill incorporates resistive arm poles designed to increase the metabolic costs associated with walking. Twenty-nine healthy men (mean age, 24.2 yr) were recruited to study ...
A comparison of the effects of a wrestling practice and a weightlifting workout on the body fat percent of wrestlers
This study looked at the chance of error that a wrestling and weightlifting workout had on the proximity of body fat percent measurements of wrestlers. The study compared a pretest measurement to the following posttest ...
The perceived importance of a leisure education component in outpatient weight management programs serving adult women
Previous research has cited the need for new and additional programming for effective long term weight management treatment. This study sought to determine the extent to which health care professionals perceive leisure ...
The relative safety of morning and afternoon exercise in patients with coronary artery disease
Sixteen males (mean age = 62.1 yrs) with documented coronary artery disease performed a 30-minute bout of exercise in the morning (6:OO - 8:00 a.m.) and in the afternoon (4:00 - 6:00 p.m.). Each session was conducted on a ...
Health-related fitness in Hmong youth
This study investigated the health-related fitness of Hmong youth (male and female), grades 6-11 in the Ila Crosse School District using the presently implemented physical fitness test battery. Subjects were 2,674 ...
Intentions, attitude beliefs, social norm beliefs, and past behavior relationships based upon perceived environmental and health factors for participants involved in outdoor land-based trail recreation in Wisconsin
Ajzen and Fishbeins' Theory of Reasoned Action was used to measure the attitude beliefs, social norm beliefs, and intentions in predicting the correlates of participation in ~utdoorla nd-based trail recreati~nb ased ...
The effects of a leisure activity visitation training program on the social interaction of persons with dementia
Individuals with dementia while they visit with family and friends. This exploratory field study used participant observation interviews and three questionnaire forms to analyze how a leisure activity training program ...
Stability of experienced female lifters? heart rates across days during and after pyramid exercises of bench press and parallel squat
This investigation compared female weight lifters' heart rates (HR) across days for free weight pyramid lifting cycles. HRs during and after bench press and parallel squat free weight pyramid weight lifting cycles of 10, ...
Fine Print no. 14, Fall 1994
(Murphy Library, University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, 1994)