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Walking training in postmenopause: effects on both spontaneous physical activity and training-induced body adaptations
ObjectiveBecause physical exercise has been widely used for primary and secondary preventions of cardiometabolic diseases arising with menopause, the aim of our study was to determine whetherExpand
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To Focus or Not to Focus: Is Attention on the Core Components of Action Beneficial for Cycling Performance?
We conducted a counterbalanced repeated measure trial to investigate the effect of different internal and external associative strategies on endurance performance. Seventeen college-aged studentsExpand
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Fatigue increases the perception of future effort during decision making
Abstract Objectives When making a decision, humans and other animals consider both the value of the alternatives and their associated effort. Accordingly, several studies have shown that theExpand
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Sarcopenia: Age-Related Skeletal Muscle Changes from Determinants to Physical Disability
Human aging is characterized by skeletal muscle wasting, a debilitating condition which sets the susceptibility for diseases that directly affect the quality of life and often limit life span.Expand
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Left ventricle relative wall thickness and plasma leptin levels: baseline relationships and effects of 4 months of walking training in healthy overweight postmenopausal women
Objective:Whether leptin has positive or negative influences on cardiac structure and function in healthy sedentary overweight postmenopausal women is unknown. We investigated the role of leptin inExpand
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Lifestyle and high density lipoprotein cholesterol in postmenopause
Abstract Objectives Menopause is characterized by hormonal and metabolic changes. These are linked to increased risk of cardiovascular disease, for which low blood plasma levels of high densityExpand
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Arm vs. Combined Leg and Arm Exercise: Blood Pressure Responses and Ratings of Perceived Exertion at the Same Indirectly Determined Heart Rate.
Pre-participation screening is very important for prescribing and practising exercise safely. The aim of this study was to investigate both ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) and blood pressureExpand
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Order effects of concurrent endurance and resistance training on post-exercise response of non-trained women.
Physical exercise is used for the promotion and maintenance of good health and for the improvement of physical fitness. Both endurance and resistance exercises are needed to carry out a completeExpand
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Relationships between physical exercise practice, dietary behaviour and body composition in female university students.
AIM The relationship between female body composition, total energy expenditure and physical exercise energy expenditure is not very strong because women can compensate by increasing their energyExpand
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[Prevalence of obesity, overweight and hypertension in children and adolescents from Abruzzo, Italy].
The present survey was aimed at determining the prevalence of overweight, obesity, hypertension, their correlation and the association with gender, age and provenience, in the pediatric population ofExpand
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