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Can the talk test indentify the respiratory compensation threshold?
Introduction: The Talk Test has shown to be an effective way of determining prescribed exercise intensity and its responsiveness to physiological markers such as ventilatory threshold (VT) and respiratory compensation ...
Evaluation of the physiological responses to a 20-minute workout on the Cross-X machine
The Cross-X is an exercise modality being marketed as an effective tool for toning the legs and buttocks, as well as providing a cardiovascular workout. The purpose of this study was to examine the physiological responses ...
VO2MAX test protocol for simulated cross-country skiing
The purpose of this study was to develop a simulated cross-country skiing (XC) V02max test protocol for use with the NordiCare Strider (NS). The three variables that control workload on the NS (resistance, speed, and ...
Effectiveness of the elliptigo as an exercise modality in healthy adults
The ElliptiGO is a hybrid between a bicycle and an elliptical cross-trainer and is meant to be used outdoors. The purposes of this study were to 1) to determine the relative exercise intensity of exercise on the ElliptiGO, ...
Prediction of one repetition maximum bench press from push-ups in active young males
The purpose of this study was to determine the accuracy of predicting one maximal bench press (1RM) lifting strength from the maximum number of push-ups (PU) in 1 minute for active young males.
Benefits of variable practice conditions for athletes in mixed martial art
Mixed Martial Art (MMA) is a competitive sport requiring athletes to be versatile in striking and grappling techniques. With growing popularity, more athletes will be seeking to improve their overall performance. Trainers ...
Evaluation of energy expenditure on the Woodway curve treadmill
This study was designed to 1) compare the caloric expenditure values displayed on the Curve's console to directly measured values, and 2) if there was a significant difference between displayed and measured values, to ...
Change in pace during time trials in relation to hazard score
Background: Pacing strategies are developed to avoid critical homeostatic disturbances. These disturbances can be monitored using the Rating of Perceived Exertion (RPE) scale. To maintain homeostasis and have optimal rate ...
Effects of high intensity interval training versus steady state training on aerobic capacity
Introduction: High intensity interval training (HIIT) has become an increasingly popular exercise phenomenon due to its cardiovascular effect and short duration. The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of two ...
Accuracy of heart rate-based zone training using predicted versus measured maximal heart rate
Predicted maximal heart rate (PMHR) equations are used in a variety of settings for exercise prescription. However, their efficacy is often questioned in the literature. The purpose of this study was to examine the accuracy ...