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How and why you should get fit and stay fit

What is the best way to get fit and stay fit? Our new book, Clinical Exercise Physiology 4th Edition shares key insights on how to develop a lifelong pattern of regular, safe and effective physical activity from the unique perspective of a Clinical Exercise Physiologist. Continue reading “How and why you should get fit and stay fit”

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Sedentary behaviour and physical activity measurement

How to measure and reframe sedentary behaviour and physical activity

What are the best measures to take when measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity measurement? Do we have a fundamental problem in our approach to measuring sedentary behaviour and physical activity? Is this negatively impacting our attempts to understand these behaviours and find effective interventions? Continue reading “How to measure and reframe sedentary behaviour and physical activity”

Sport-specific high-intensity fitness tests

Sport-specific high-intensity fitness tests

This post analyses some sport-specific high-intensity fitness tests. Many sports are, for the most part, undertaken in an intermittent high-intensity fashion. In preparing for intermittent sports, various forms of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) are often used to improve cardiorespiratory and metabolic function as well as physical and sports performance.

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