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Evaluation of Four Vertical Jump Tests: Methodology, Reliability, Validity, and Accuracy
Vertical jump performance tests can give considerably different results, even when different methods are used to analyze the same jump trial from the same subject. To evaluate and compare 4 different methods commonly ...
Post-exercise Rehydration: Potassium-rich Drinks vs. Water and a Sports Drink
Rehidratación post-ejercicio: bebidas con alto contenido de potasio vs. agua y una bebida deportiva
Fluid retention, thirst quenching, tolerance, and palatability of different drinks were assessed. On four different days, 12 healthy, physically active volunteers (24.4 ± 3.2 years old, 74.75 ± 11.36 kg body mass (mean ± ...
Evaluation of four vertical jump tests: methodology, reliability, validity, and accuracy (postprint)
Vertical jump performance tests can give considerably different results, even when different methods are used to analyze a single jump trial. To evaluate and compare four different methods commonly used to measure vertical ...
Hidratación en el fútbol: ¿Qué hemos aprendido hasta ahora?
A partir del año 2002, el Instituto Gatorade de Ciencias del Deporte ha realizado un número importante de evaluaciones con equipos de fútbol de élite, para conocer sus necesidades de hidratación y dar recomendaciones ...
La interacción entre ciencia y religión: una actualización sobre el conflicto
The interaction of science and religion: an update on the conflict
En el presente análisis de la interacción entre ciencia y religión se presenta alguna evidencia a favor y en contra de la tesis del conflicto para ilustrar que no existe una contradicción inherente entre ellas, sino una ...
Age-related differences when walking downhill on different sloped terrains
Despite the common situation of walking on different sloped terrains, previous work on gait has focused on level terrain. This study aims to assess whether any age-related differences exist in spatiotemporal and stability ...
Rapid Changes of Body Weight after a Headstand: A Metrological Analysis
Despite recent rules from amateur wrestling sport-governing bodies intended to discourage extreme weight loss measures, wrestling culture still includes varied methods to make weight, including holding a headstand position ...
Gait Characteristics and Sensory Abilities of Older Adults are Modulated by Gender
Despite the general perception that women and men walk differently, little is known about the reasons for these differences, especially in older adults. Previous work on gender differences in older adults has focused on ...
Sunscreen Use and Sweat Production in Men and Women
Context: Sunscreen lotions are important to protect the skin during outdoor exercise, but they may interfere with sweating. Objective: To measure the effect of two different water-resistant sunscreen products on local ...
Aleatlón: la prueba del atleta completo
(Revista Educación, volumen 11, número 2, 1987, 1987)
In the world of fitness, that is, everything related with gyms and training, different methods become popular and create a large following. One of the most popular at the beginning of the XXI century is CrossFit, a combination ...