International Journal of

Sports and Exercise MedicineISSN: 2469-5718

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 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510124

Performance-Determining Coordinative and Conditional Abilities in the Fire Brigade Sport Discipline "100 m Obstacle Course" within Elite Female Athletes

Sophia Lichan, Robert Prill and Sven Michel

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 30, 2019

Fire brigade sport is a common sport in parts of Europe, with a growing body of popularity. In sports science, no research has been carried out in this field up to date. In consequence, there are no structures for talent scouting in firefighting sports. "100 m obstacle course" is one out of the four disciplines in this sport. For an efficient scouting of talents and training in general the necessary conditional and coordinative abilities must be identified. Dynamic balance, short sprint and moto...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510123

The Association between Dietary Protein Intake Frequency, Amount, and State of Energy Balance on Body Composition in a Women's Collegiate Soccer Team

Ashley Delk-Licata, Christian E Behrens, Dan Benardot, Brenda M Bertrand, Paula C Chandler-Laney, Jose R Fernandez and Eric P Plaisance

Article Type: Research Article | First Published: March 30, 2019

Although protein consumption has been documented to influence body composition in humans, the effect on fat-free mass and fat mass, as influenced by the timing, frequency, and state of energy balance during the day when protein is consumed has not been fully investigated. The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to assess whether the amount and frequency of dietary protein intake, and the state of energy balance when consumed, are associated with body composition of collegiate women's socce...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2469-5718/1510122

Characterization of Exercise-Induced Cytokine Release, the Impacts on the Body, the Mechanisms and Modulations

Katsuhiko Suzuki

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: March 28, 2019

The objective of this review is to introduce significant research findings mainly on cytokine responses to exercise. First, some basic background information on cytokines is provided. Then, some of our data according to exercise modes and key experimental research on the factors affecting cytokine responses to exercise are explained. Furthermore, the mechanisms and modulations of the cytokine responses are described to understand stress and inflammatory reactions and their prevention/recovery......

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