International Journal of

Sports and Exercise MedicineISSN: 2469-5718


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510167

Characterizing Relationships with Exercise Partners: Communication, Closeness, and Performance

Hill CR, Max EJ, Wittenbaum GM and Feltz DL

Article Type: Original Research | First Published: June 05, 2020

Social influence research in exercise has highlighted the motivation-boosting potential of working out with an exercise partner or group, but to the authors’ knowledge there has been no research to date characterizing the typical dyadic exercise relationship, which is an interpersonal relationship that includes regular co-exercise. If exercise partners are motivational, then characterizing their relationship is important. A sample of 555 undergraduates were administered a survey, 383 of whom m...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510168

The Significance of Early Repolarization and Incomplete Right Bundle Block in Athletes

Samir Rafla, MD, PhD

Article Type: Brief Communication | First Published: June 12, 2020

The study included hundred persons engaged in competitive sports for duration not less than 6 months; with training at least 3 days per week and at least two hours per day. All were males. Full history especially questioning for syncope, tachycardias or chest pain was obtained as well as family history of sudden death or coronary disease. ECG was done for all plus echo Doppler in some cases. Early repolarization was accepted present if J point is elevated more than one mm in LII, III, aVF or in ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510165

Vegan Diet in Sports and Exercise – Health Benefits and Advantages to Athletes and Physically Active People: A Narrative Review

Katharina C Wirnitzer

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: May 15, 2020

Health is one factor in leading a fulfilled life. Since food and sport are considered to be ‘medicines’, their continuous inter- related application is a highly effective but simple tool for improving individual health. However, being a healthy human is a prerequisite for becoming a successful athlete. Vegan diets are booming in the mainstream and in sport. From current sporting success all the way back to ancient times, it is evident that vegans can win races up to professional levels and e...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510166

Impact of a Novel Training Approach on Body Composition in the Elderly

Matthew C Scott, Jason D. Allen, Neil M. Johannsen, Daniel P. Credeur, Conrad P. Earnest, Timothy S. Church, Eric Ravussin, William E. Kraus and Michael A. Welsch

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: May 16, 2020

Deterioration of body composition with advancing age is related to functional decline. This study examined the effects of a novel progressive exercise training program on body composition in individuals > 70 y, at risk of losing functional independence. Aging is associated with significant changes in body composition. Evidence from the Baltimore Longitudinal Aging Study (BLAS) demonstrates Fat Free Mass (FFM) increases up to the 3rd decade of life, after which it remains relatively stable until ...

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