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THE SHORT‐TERM EFFECT OF WHOLE‐BODY VIBRATION TRAINING ON VERTICAL JUMP,SPRINT, AND AGILITY PERFORMANCE
Previous studies have suggested that short-term whole-body vibration (WBV) training produces neuromuscular improvement similar to that of power and strength training. However, it is yet to beExpand
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The weight and use of schoolbags in New Zealand secondary schools
The weight and use of schoolbags amongst 140 students (70 third form students comprising 35 females and 35 males, and 70 sixth form students comprising 35 females and 35 males) from five New ZealandExpand
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Schoolbag weight and musculoskeletal symptoms in New Zealand secondary schools.
The weight of schoolbags and the prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms amongst 140 students (70 third form students comprising 35 females and 35 males, and 70 sixth form students comprising 35Expand
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Comparison of five modes of carrying a load close to the trunk.
Abstract This study was designed to investigate the cardiorespiratory, metabolic, and subjective responses to carrying a load close to the trunk in five different ways. Each of five subjects carriedExpand
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The metabolic cost of backpack and shoulder load carriage.
Eleven healthy male volunteer soldiers (mean [SD] age 24.0 [2.8] years, stature 174.1 [5.2] cm, body weight 73.2 [10.8] kg, body fat 14.2 [5.0]% and maximal oxygen uptake 4.1 [0.4] 1 min-1) walked atExpand
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The effects of 6 weeks training on the physical fitness of female recruits to the British army.
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of British army recruit training on the physical fitness and strength of female recruits. A total of 73 females (aged 17-23 years) of a singleExpand
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Prevalence and risk factors associated with musculoskeletal discomfort in New Zealand veterinarians.
A cross-sectional study using a modified Nordic musculoskeletal questionnaire asked 867 New Zealand veterinarians about the presence or absence of musculoskeletal discomfort (MSD). Participants wereExpand
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Comparison of different methods of load carriage.
  • S. Legg
  • Engineering, Medicine
  • Ergonomics
  • 1985
There are many different ways in which loads may be carried, and the mode of load carriage adopted can be determined by factors such as weight, shape and size of the load, the duration for which itExpand
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Risk factors associated with back pain in New Zealand school children
This study investigated risk factors associated with back pain in 245 New Zealand intermediate school children aged 11–14 years in a cross-sectional survey, using a self-completion questionnaire forExpand
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