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Cross validation of Rockport II
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to cross validate two new equations for the Rockpo1t 1-mile walking test to n1ore accurately predicted V02max and V02 at the Ventilatory Threshold (VT). Methods: Eighty-nine ...
Analysis of the effect of prusik climbing and indoor rock climbing on heart rates
This study was designed to compare mean heart rate (HR) responses in prusik climbing and indoor rock climbing. Twenty-eight college-aged participants (18-25 yrs.) were randomized into Group 1 (n = 14) and Group 2 (n = 14). ...
Heart rate response and energy cost of log rolling
Log rolling vvas once a sport found only at traditional lumberjack competitions, but now has evolved into a recreational physical activity available to the public. The advent of the Key Log� has made this possible. The Key ...
Energy cost of wearing Titin compression gear during exercise
The purpose this study was to determine the effects of wearing an 8 pound Titin \Veighted compressio11 shirt on heart rate (HR), oxygen consumption (V02), and caloric expenditure (kcal) during exercise. Eight male and eight ...
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, ...
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 ...