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9 - 12 November 2016 - Gwalior

Venue
Gwalior
Country
India
Contact
Ms. Sheena Prasannan, Conference Secretariat
Tel
+603-56295000
Fax
+603-56295001
News Article

The cruise industry may have many critics for its environmental impact, but the industry would counter that it provides jobs and growth for the ports...

Date
June 2016
Authors
David Simpson
Abstract

Background: Obesity, physical inactivity, and reduced physical fitness contribute to the rising burden of chronic diseases in China. We investigated these factors in Chinese adults over a 14-year period (2000-14) using data from randomised national surveys. Methods: We did four national surveys in...

Authors
Tian Ye; Jiang ChongMin; Wang Mei; Cai Rui; Zhang YanFeng; He ZiHong; Wang Huan; Wu DongMing; Wang FubaiHui; Liu Xin; He ZhongTao; An Ping; Wang MuNan; Tang Qiang; Yang Yang; Zhao Jin; Lv ShaoJun; Zhou WeiHai; Yu Bo; Lan Jiang; Yang Xinping; Zhang Linxia; Tian Hui; Gu ZhuangZhuang; Song YiQing; Huang TianYi (et al)
Publisher
Lancet Limited
Publication
Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 2016, 4, 6, pp 487-497
Abstract

Purpose: Findings of studies investigating associations of leisure time physical activity (LTPA) with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) risk have been inconsistent. We investigated associations of LTPA with GDM and whether these associations differ by prepregnancy overweight/obese status or...

Authors
Badon, S. E.; Wartko, P. D.; Qiu ChunFang; Sorensen, T. K.; Williams, M. A.; Enquobahrie, D. A.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
Publication
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2016, 48, 6, pp 1044-1052
Abstract

Purpose: American football athletes are exposed to subconcussive impacts over the course of the season resulting in elevations in serum neurofilament light (NFL), a biomarker of axonal injury. Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) has been reported to reduce axonal trauma associated with traumatic brain...

Authors
Oliver, J. M.; Jones, M. T.; Kirk, K. M.; Gable, D. A.; Repshas, J. T.; Johnson, T. A.; Andréasson, U.; Norgren, N.; Blennow, K.; Zetterberg, H.
Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
Publication
Medicine and Science in Sports & Exercise, 2016, 48, 6, pp 974-982
AbstractFull Text

This article is the result of a survey conducted with four companies of the tourism sector (agencies and operators) from São Paulo, who perform special travel programs for the segment of people traveling alone. According exploratory and qualitative nature, the main focus of the research was to...

Authors
Bazanini, R.; Ferreira, A. A.; Féris, J. R. R.; Ravagnani, F. A.
Publisher
Universidade Nove de Julho
Publication
PODIUM: Sport, Leisure and Tourism Review, 2016, 5, 1, pp 48-60
AbstractFull Text

The World Cup, sporting event occurred in Brazil in 2014, was a great opportunity to promote the country to ensure future funding of visitors, investments and integrated public sphere, private and third sector in planning initiatives. For Gotman (2009), the welcome from the host can be understood...

Authors
Mendes, D. A. T.; Wada, E. K.
Publisher
Universidade Nove de Julho
Publication
PODIUM: Sport, Leisure and Tourism Review, 2016, 5, 1, pp 39-47
AbstractFull Text

This paper aims to analyze the Community Clubs (CCs) as a leisure option in Sao Paulo city (Brazil). We based the comparative management analysis on three models: the Community Club, with private and local management and low or no state intervention; the Club Program School, created within the...

Authors
Andrade, L. G.; Braga, D. C.; Tomazzoni, E. L.
Publisher
Universidade Nove de Julho
Publication
PODIUM: Sport, Leisure and Tourism Review, 2016, 5, 1, pp 28-38

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