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2000 market survey of La Crosse area tourists & visitors
A market survey of La Crosse was performed to determine the latest trends on visitors to the La Crosse region.
Perception of athletic training education by certified athletic trainers who work with disability sports
This study looked at the perception of athletic training education by certified athletic trainers (ATCs) who work with disability sports. A questionnaire was used to gather information about how prepared ATCs felt using ...
Effect of heavy resistance training on performance variables in endurance athletes
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 10 weeks of heavy resistance training on performance variables in endurance athletes. Thirteen healthy male endurance athletes (age = 23.6 i 5.1 yr, ht = 178.8 ...
The physiological effects of hiking at sea level and altitude
The significance of this project was to determine the physiological responses that occur in apparently healthy individuals when hiking for leisure at altitude. This information was intended to allow for a greater understanding ...
Usability of specific low ropes course elements and adaptations that can be made to make each element more universal for populations with a disability
Ten ropes course elements were studied to determine how usable each is for persons with a disability. The ten elements that were used are the inclined log, the swinging log, the spider's web, the triangle traverse, the ...
Relationship between the talk test and ventilatory threshold in cardiac patients
The Talk Test (TT) is a subjective method of prescribing exercise intensity. Previous studies have demonstrated that TT relates to the ventilatory threshold (VT) and can be used to prescribe intensity levels in healthy ...
Physiological responses to submaximal workloads on four exercise ergometers
To allow for accurate exercise prescription, relationships needed to be drawn between four common exercise ergometers often found in a cardiac rehabilitation setting. The StairMaster upright (UP) & recumbent (SR) cycles, ...
A comparison between standardized strength training and underwater strength training to determine the effects of strength, power and injury rate on children ages 14-18
Ten high school students participated in an 8 week strength training program. The subjects were randomly assigned to one of two groups: a standardized strength training group (WT) or an underwater strength training group (UT).
Monitoring training in elite athletes : comparison of coaches' intentions and athletes' experiences
The structure of training programs is of interest for athletes desiring peak performance. Ideally, the athletes' experiences should be equivalent to the coaches' intentions.
A quantitative needs analysis of participants in team sports, individual sports, and adventure education
A questionnaire was administered to 323 physical education students at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.