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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, ...
The effects of a leisure activity visitation training program on the visitor's perceived satisfaction of visits with individuals with dementia related diseases including Alzheimer's disease
A leisure activity visitation training program (LAVTR Program) was developed in order to identify the effects of the visitors' perceived satisfaction of the visits with residents with dementia related diseases including ...
Metabolic Cost of Downhill Ski Ergometry in Males
This study compared the physiological responses to 20 min of simulated downhill skiing between the NordicSportTM and Skier's EdgeTM downhill ski ergometers. Experienced male skiers N = 15, age = 18-34 yrs.) volunteered ...
A comparison of heart rate and oxygen uptake on the NordicTrack Achiever and the NordiCare Strider at equivalent work settings
Metabolic and physiologic responses to arm and leg exercise on the HordiCare Strider (NCS) and the NordicTrack Achiever (NTA) were used to determine differences between the devices.
Intratester and intertester reliability of the STP electronic inclinometer
This study determined the intratester and intertester reliability of the STP Electronic Inclinometer for measuring lumbar flexion. Twenty-eight college age female volunteers were tested on two occasions by two testers. ...
The effects of transdermal nicotine delivery on the cardiovascular responses to exercise
This study examined the cardiovascular (CV) responses to exercise while wearing a transdermal nicotine patch. Fifteen apparently healthy volunteers (6M,9F: x age = 36.3 yrs, X ht = 168.5 cm, X wt = 75.5 kg) who wanted to ...