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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.