International Journal of

Sports and Exercise MedicineISSN: 2469-5718


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510057

Arousal and Vigilance: The Effects of Physical Exercise and Positive Mood on Attention

Yael Kallo and Yuri Rassovsky

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 13, 2017

The present study was an effort to examine the extent to which the different states of arousal, as induced through exercise and manipulation of positive mood, interact to affect attentional processes. Thirty-four healthy participants were randomly assigned into 2 mood conditions: neutral and positive. A computerized auditory continuous performance test was used to measure attentional performance....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510056

Preventable Ischaemic Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths Attributable to Insufficient Physical Activity: A Comparative Risk Assessment Analysis in the Argentinian Population

Rosana Poggio, Laura Gutierrez, Vilma Irazola, Adolfo Rubinstein and Goodarz Danaei

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: April 07, 2017

A non-optimal level of PA contributes substantially to the mortality burden of cardiovascular diseases in Argentina, especially in individuals under 70-years-old. More substantial resources should be directed toward enhancing built and social environments which are essential to effectively increase PA, to improve health-related quality of life and reduce the burden of cardio-metabolic diseases in Argentina....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510055

A Non-Displaced C1 Fracture in Amateur Wrestling: A Case Report

Sergen Devran, Turgut Akgul and Omer Batın Gozubuyuk

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: March 20, 2017

We present a case of a bilateral atlas posterior arc fracture that occurred during wrestling training. Atlas bone fractures are rare although may result with catastrophic consequences. A male amateur wrestler aged 25 years, who was otherwise healthy fell on his head while doing a cartwheel and could not continue training....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510054

A Low-Carbohydrate Ketogenic Diet Combined with 6-Weeks of Crossfit Training Improves Body Composition and Performance

Rachel M Gregory, Hasan Hamdan, Danielle M Torisky and Jeremy D Akers

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: March 18, 2017

Twenty-seven non-elite CrossFit subjects (mean ± SD age = 34.58 ± 9.26 years) were randomly assigned to a LCKD (males, n = 3; females, n = 9) or control (CON) (males, n = 2; females, n = 13) group. LCKD was instructed to consume an ad libitum diet and restrict carbohydrate intake to less than 50 grams per day and CON maintained usual dietary intake....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510053

Does Intensive Aerobic Training Influences Cognition in Middle-Aged Men?

Theodore Parthimos, Nikolaos Smyrnis, Sokratis G Pappageorgiou and Ioannis Zalonis

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 10, 2017

Thirty-three amateur runners (group of athletes) compared with thirty healthy adults with no previous involvement in sports (control group). Both groups were evaluated by means of comprehensive neuropsychological assessment for attention, processing speed, memory, visuospatial organization, executive functions and athletic test for aerobic capacity....

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