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Hypoxic repeat sprint training improves rugby player's repeated sprint but not endurance performance
(Frontiers Media, 2017-02-07)
This study aims to investigate the performance changes in 19 well-trained male rugby players after repeat-sprint training (six sessions of four sets of 5 × 5 s sprints with 25 s and 5 min of active recovery between reps ...
Measurement of cardiorespiratory fitness in children from two commonly used field tests after accounting for body fatness and maturity
Body fat and maturation both influence cardiorespiratory fitness, however few studies have taken these variables into account when using field tests to predict children's fitness levels. The purpose of this study was to ...
Validity and reliability of the Hexoskin® wearable biometric vest during maximal aerobic power testing in elite cyclists
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins for National Strength and Conditioning Association, 2017-07-28)
The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity and reliability of the Hexoskin® vest for measuring respiration and heart rate (HR) in elite cyclists during a progressive test to exhaustion. Ten male elite cyclists ...
Monitoring training loads and perceived stress in young elite university athletes
(Frontiers Media, 2019-01-29)
With increased professionalism in sport there has been a greater interest in the scientific approach to training and recovery of athletes. Applying appropriate training loads along with adequate recovery, is essential in ...
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 ...
Using neopterin to monitor stress in hypoxic and normoxic repeated sprint training in rugby players
(Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand, 2019-11-27)
Objectives: Neopterin has been used as a stress marker in team sport athletes, but its use in monitoring stress in hypoxic training requires further investigation. The objective of this study was to determine whether ...