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An 8-week randomized controlled trial on the effects of brisk walking, and brisk walking with abdominal electrical muscle stimulation on anthropometric, body composition, and self-perception measures in sedentary adult women
Objectives: The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to examine the effects of an 8-week program of regular brisk walking, regular brisk walking with abdominal electrical muscle stimulation (EMS), and no exercise ...
Acute responses of inflammatory markers of cardiovascular disease risk to a single walking session
(Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc., 2005)
Markers of inflammation are emerging as novel indices of cardiovascular risk. These markers have been shown to alter acutely after intense exercise; however, the effects of more moderate intensity exercise in ...
The effect of a worksite based walking programme on cardiovascular risk in previously sedentary civil servants
(Biomed Central, 2006)
Background: A significant proportion of Europeans do not meet the recommendations for 30 mins of physical activity 5 times per week. Whether lower frequency, moderate intensity exercise alters cardiovascular disease (CVD) ...
Walking and cardiovascular risk: A meta-analysis of randomised, controlled trials 2361 board #93 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM (Pre-published version)
(American College of Sports Medicine, 2006)
Walking is the most popular physical activity among the EU population, and has become an important cornerstone in many physical activity promotion campaigns. Despite this, interventions that have considered the effects of ...
Speed and exercise intensity of recreational walkers
(American Health Foundation and Elsevier Science (USA), 2002)
Brisk walking has been identified as an activity suited to meet American College of Sport Medicine/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for moderate intensity exercise (55– 69% HRmax, 40–59% VO2R). ...
The effects of 60 minutes of brisk walking per week, accumulated in two different patterns, on cardiovascular risk
Current ACSM guidelines recommend that adults should exercise for 20–60 min on 3–5 daysd week 1 (M.L. Pollock, et al., The recommended quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory and ...
The effect of walking on fitness, fatness and resting blood pressure: a meta-analysis of randomised, controlled trials (Pre-published version)
Objective. The purpose of this review was to perform a meta-analysis on walking intervention studies in order to quantify the magnitude and direction of walking-induced changes that may alter selected cardiovascular risk ...
Primary teachers with expertise in PE: a win-win for all?
(INTO [Irish National Teacher's Organisation], 2009)
Accumulated versus continuous exercise for health benefit: a review of empirical studies (Pre-published version)
(Springer Nature, 2009)
Current physical activity guidelines endorse the notion that the recommended amount of daily physical activity can be accumulated in short bouts performed over the course of a day. Although intuitively appealing, the ...