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Sport Sciences for Health

Founded by the Faculty of Exercise Science - University of Milan, official journal of the Italian Society of Exercise and Sport Sciences

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16.07.2019 | Short Communication

A pilot study: session-RPE method for quantifying training load in judo athletes

This study aimed to verify the relationship between perceived exertion (session-RPE) and heart rate (HR) methods when quantifying internal training loads in different judo training sessions. Nine male judo athletes performed two training sessions …

16.07.2019 | Original Article

Maximum heart rate predicted by formulas versus values obtained in graded exercise tests in Brazilian jiu-jitsu athletes

Productive aerobic training can be established based on the intensity zones relative to the maximum heart rate (HRmax) or the reserve heart rate (HRreserve) [ 1 , 2 ]. The most accurate mode of measuring these rates involves determining the heart …

13.07.2019 | Review

Effects of local cryotherapy for recovery of delayed onset muscle soreness and strength following exercise-induced muscle damage: systematic review and meta-analysis

Muscle damage (DM) can occur in muscular structures—membranes, Z-line, sarcolemma, T-tubules, and myofibrils—as a consequence of the imposition of a mechanical overload [ 1 ]. In the literature, the onset of muscle damage associated with an …

10.07.2019 | Review

Effects of physical exercise on oxidative stress biomarkers in hypertensive animals and non-diabetic subjects with prehypertension/hypertension: a review

Hypertension or high blood pressure (HBP), is one of the chronic diseases with the highest prevalence in the world, affecting millions of people [ 1 ]. It is considered as a risk factor for the development of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke …

09.07.2019 | Original Article

The effect of a Pender’s health promotion model-based educational intervention on physical activity in office staff

Physical inactivity is a main health issue and also a behavioral risk factor for metabolic and cardiovascular diseases [ 1 ]. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) report, around 23% of adults aged 18 and over across the world were not …

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The journal Sport Sciences for Health publishes reports of experimental and clinical research on the physiology and pathophysiology of physical exercise. The journal places a special focus on mechanisms through which exercise can prevent or treat chronic-degenerative disease, contributing to better health maintenance in the population.

Coverage includes biochemical, physiological, pathophysiological and clinical aspects of research on physical exercise in the prevention of diabetes mellitus and insulin resistance syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, inflammation, and some cancers. The journal also presents studies identifying the "dose" of physical exercise suitable for prevention and the "dose" suitable for treatment of specific diseases, for the different sport activities.

A special section, Pharmaeconomics Forum, offers contributed items on the effects of prevention and exercise programs on health maintenance costs.

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