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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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15.02.2020 | Original Article

Comparing the effects of resistance exercise type on serum levels of oxidative stress and muscle damage markers in resistance-trained women

A free radical (FR) is a chemical species that contains one or more unpaired electrons and reacts with other molecules to achieve stability. It is now acknowledged that low-to-moderate levels of FR have multiple regulatory roles in the cell …

07.02.2020 | Original Article

Guided walking is more effective than suggested walking in reducing the blood pressure of hypertensive sedentary subjects and in modifying their lifestyle

The burden of cardiovascular disease continues to rise [ 1 ].

18.01.2020 | Review

Motivation to CrossFit training: a narrative review

Resistance training (RT) offers health benefits [ 1 ] and is recommended, according to the American College of Sports Medicine [ 2 ], at least twice a week involving each major muscle group. RT is considered a general term and includes several …

18.12.2019 | Original Article

Physical activity behaviour in children and adolescents before, during and after cancer treatment

Childhood cancer survivors (CCS) are known to have a high risk of several disease- and treatment-associated sequelae on physical, psychological and social levels. Previous studies have found that physical activity (PA) levels are lower in CCS than …

16.12.2019 | Original Article

Age-related decrease in performance of male masters athletes in sprint, sprint–endurance, and endurance events

Aging is a biological process characterized by cell deterioration and consequently loss of tissue function [ 1 ] and is generally associated with several chronic diseases [ 2 ]. Although progressive and inevitable, aging can be accelerated or …

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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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