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Inter-operator reliability for measuring pulse wave velocity and augmentation index
(Frontiers Media, 2020-04)
Background: Arterial stiffness is a reversible precursor to hypertension. However, research is needed to determine the minimum amount of training required before acceptable arterial stiffness measurements are collected by ...
Effect of a 6-week exercise intervention for improved neck muscle strength in amateur male rugby union players
(Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand, 2020-01-24)
Neck strengthening for players in impact sports like rugby is receiving greater attention lately due to postulated associations with head and neck injury and concussion and while research is available on the effectiveness ...
Association between hamstring flexibility and sprint speed after 8 weeks of yoga in male rugby players
(Medknow Publications, 2021-01)
Background: A Yoga‑asana‑based intervention has demonstrated its ability to improve flexibility of individuals, but has not been explored in rugby players. We hypothesized that a structured yoga intervention may have an ...
Short and long-term differences in anthropometric characteristics and physical performance between male rugby players that became professional or remained amateur
(Elsevier on behalf of the Society of Chinese Scholars on Exercise Physiology and Fitness (SCSEPF), 2021-07)
Objective: The objective of this study was to investigate which anthropometric and physical performance variables characterised players that advanced to professional teams (professionals) and how these variables changed ...
The effect of sleep quality and quantity on athlete's health and perceived training quality
(Frontiers Media, 2021-09)
University athletes are unique because they not only have to cope with the normal psycho-physiological stress of training and playing sport, but they also need to accommodate the stress associated with their academic studies ...