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Participation in Medical Tourism versus Physical Activity of Patients after Liposuction: What are the Concerns about Health and Quality of Life?

References Alam, M., & Kaminer, M.S. (2010). Liposuction. In B.E. Katz, & N.S. Sadick (Eds.), Body Contouring. Procedures in Cosmetic Dermatology (pp. 69-96). London: Saunders Elsevier. Alsharif, M.J., Labonte, R., & Lu, Z. (2010). Patients beyond borders: a study of medical tourists in four countries. Global Social Policy, 10(3), 315-335. DOI: 10.1177/1468018110380003. Andrei, C.L., Ţigu, G., Drăgoescu, R.M., & Sinescu, C.J. (2014). Analysis of Medical Tourism for Cardiovascular Diseases. Amfiteatru Economic

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The Contribution of Sport as a Means of Inclusion in Discussions of Sustainable Development for Visually Disabled People

Inclusiva: com os pingos nos "is" /Inclusive Education: putting the record straight/ . Porto Alegre: Mediação. Cratty, J. B. & Theresa, A. S. (1984). La imagem corporal de los ninôs ciegos /The body image of blind children/ , International Council for Education of the Visually Handicapped/. Argentina-Córdoba: Región Latinoamericana. Devide, F. P. (2002). Educacão Física, Qualidade de Vida e Saúde: campos de intersecção e reflexões sobre intervenção. /Physical Education, Quality of Life and Health: fields of intersection

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Effect of Virtual Reality‐Based Rehabilitation on Physical Fitness in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

regarding health enhancing effects of physical activity), the subjects in the first group significantly improved in terms of the 6‐Minute Walking test. In another study, subjects participated in individually tailored and supervised endurance training of the upper limbs and walking. In those patients, significant improvement of exercise tolerance was observed after 12 weeks, combined with better health‐ related quality of life and reduction of dyspnea. That study also suggests that the home‐based rehabilitation program should only supplement hospital treatment ( Boxall et

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Cardiovascular and Perceived Effort in Different Head‐Out Water Exercises: Effect of Limbs’ Action and Resistance Equipment

effort and can be used for warm‐up purposes. References Alcalde GE, Fonseca AC, Bôscoa TF, Gonçalves MR, Bernardo GC, Pianna B, Carnavale BF, Gimenes C, Barrile SR, Arca EA. Effect of aquatic physical therapy on pain perception, functional capacity and quality of life in older people with knee osteoarthritis: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials 2017; 18: 317 10.1186/s13063-017-2061-x 28697785 Alcalde GE Fonseca AC Bôscoa TF Gonçalves MR Bernardo GC Pianna B Carnavale BF Gimenes C Barrile SR Arca

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Analysis of Successful Offensive Play Patterns by the Spanish Soccer Team

, chance cannot be considered to be a conventional variable and we cannot apply it to practical situations or use it to draw inferences ( Lames et al., 2010 ). In soccer, like in other team sports, every event (e.g., goal, shot, or sequence of actions), and everything that leads up to this event, can be measured, and as such can be computed by an algorithm. Nothing happens by chance. But how can we measure these events objectively and empirically to guide decision‐ making in real‐life situations? One way of reducing intangible aspects of play that remain hidden to the

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A Preliminary Analysis of Relationships between a 1RM Hexagonal Bar Load and Peak Power with the Tactical Task of a Body Drag

al., 2015 ) must rapidly drag an incapacitated civilian or colleague from a hazardous environment to a safe location. Given the life-saving implications of a task such as the body drag, it is often incorporated into job-specific testing for tactical populations to ascertain physical readiness for the job. Examples of this include the Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) for firefighters in the USA ( Sheaff et al., 2010 ; Williams-Bell et al., 2009 ), and the Work Sample Test Battery (WSTB) for Californian LEOs ( Lockie et al., 2018b , 2019). What can vary in a

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Application of Virtual Reality in Competitive Athletes – A Review

wireless (IS 900) head tracker real‐time head interaction real‐life 3D motion capture recordings Covaci et al. 2012 CAVE optical tracker H. 27, real basketball hoop visual feedback NR Craig et al., 2006 HMD (Cybermind Hi‐ Res900) head tracking system (Flock of Birds electromagnetic sensor) real‐time head interaction theoretical model incorporating aerodynamic Magnus‐Robins lift and drag forces Craig et al., 2009 HMD (Cybermind Hi‐ Res900) head tracking system (Flock of Birds electromagnetic sensor) real‐time head

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Caffeine Supplementation for Powerlifting Competitions: an Evidence-Based Approach

distributed throughout all tissues of the body (Magkos and Kavouras, 2005). Peak concentrations of caffeine in plasma are usually obtained between 15 and 120 min after oral ingestion, although peak values and the time for peak concentration might be affected by the dose ( Kamimori et al., 2002 ). After ingestion, caffeine is catabolized by the cytochrome P450 system in the liver ( Graham, 2001 ). Caffeine’s half-life (the time required for the quantity to reduce to half of its initial value) is generally around four to six hours ( Graham, 2001 ). Caffeine’s ergogenic

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Mechanism of Action and the Effect of Beta-Hydroxy-Beta-Methylbutyrate (HMB) Supplementation on Different Types of Physical Performance - A Systematic Review

research in which the HMB supplementation period lasted 12 weeks or longer ( Wilson et al., 2014 ). Another reason that may explain such discrepancies in literature is for the use of different training protocols. In the first study of Kreider et al. (1996), subjects maintained their usual training routine and recorded all training sessions on their training log sheets during the supplementation period, without any additional control during the workouts. Similarly, Thomson et al. (2009) did not control the quality of training sessions and based their results on self

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Ketogenic Diet and Skeletal Muscle Hypertrophy: a Frenemy Relationship?

is possible to achieve muscle protein accretion and, consequently, growth of muscle fiber size ( Stokes et al., 2018 ). Many factors influence NPB ( Figure 1 ), and among the others, nutrition together with resistance training play a pivotal role ( Witard et al., 2016 ). Amino acids (AA) and protein ingestion lead to an increase (though transient) in the MPS’ rate ( Morton et al., 2015 ). The importance of protein quality and quantity in MPS has been widely investigated throughout the last 20 years ( Mitchell et al., 2016 ; Phillips, 2011 ; Tipton and Phillips

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