Uffe Nielsen

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In a double-blind cross-over study of 33 marksmen (standard pistol, 25 m) the adrenergic beta 1-receptor blocker, metoprolol, was compared to placebo. Metoprolol obviously improved the pistol shooting performance compared with placebo. Shooting improved by 13.4% of possible improvement (i.e., 600 points minus actual points obtained) as an average (SE = 4%,(More)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the role of endogenous opiates in modulating physical performance during dynamic exercise in conscious man. The plasma concentration of beta-endorphin (BEP) and of adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) along with muscle pain (McGuill Pain Questionnaire) were assessed in 17 trained, male runners before and after running(More)
The aim of this investigation was to study secular trends in long-term survival following myocardial infarction (MI). Five thousand one hundred and fifty-seven consecutive cases of MI in 3942 patients were recorded in a well-defined region in the study period 1977-1988. The study period ended before thrombolytic therapy was introduced in the hospital. One(More)
This study explores the economic, social and ecological viability of nature tourism development in the rural areas bordering the Crocker Range National Park, Malaysia. Analyses of the potential market for nature-related tourism and the tourism interests and perceptions among the communities here were carried. Our data revealed that the level of interest in(More)
The etiology of acute severe mitral incompetence resulting from rupture of the chordae is presented and is illustrated by four case reports. The condition was incorrectly diagnosed and treated primarily as pneumonia or obstructive pulmonary disease. The correct diagnosis was established primarily by echocardiography. Treatment was surgical with implantation(More)
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