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Relationship between total sleep duration and body composition
In the endless pursuit of possible causes for obesity and overweight, it has been hypothesized that sleep may have an effect on body composition. Some studies have shown that sleep deprivation is associated with a lower ...
The relationship of various measures of body composition to blood sugar levels
The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a relationship between varied body composition and blood sugar levels in young adults.
Zumba: Analysis of Fitness
Zumba is a Colombian dance based fitness program that was developed in the late 1990s. The exercises use music with fast and slow rhythms and may also include resistance training. This new and sometimes intense workout is ...
The effects of dance on mood, self esteem, and body composition.
Dance is rapidly growing as a widely recognized form of exercise, but how effective is it at improving body composition and what other effects may it have on a person’s body? Some research suggests that dance does improve ...
Will trained Crossfit athletes continue to see fitness benefits or will they plateau?
Crossfit training is defined as constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity. Research has shown drastic gains in fitness when using a constantly varied approach to training as well as ...
The Effects of Decaffeinated Green Tea Extract On Body Composition And Estimated VO2Max
INTRODUCTION: Green tea is rich in antioxidant polyphenols such as catechins and flavonols, and it is also composed of caffeine. The extract of tea is said to have some vasodilator effects which can have cardiovascular ...
Differences in Body Composition of Female Soccer Players at Different Positions
INTRODUCTION: Percent body fat (%BF) can be measured in many ways. Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is one accepted way. This uses the relation of fat mass to lean mass in the body. A low level electrical current is ...