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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Elastic taping has little effect on recovery of anaerobic power after intensive exercise in untrained females
(Research and Development Office, Prince of Songkla University, 2021-01)
This study aimed to evaluate the effect of elastic tape compared to placebo tape and static stretching on recovery of anaerobic power after intensive exercise in untrained females. Thirty-two untrained female volunteers ...