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The authors report a history of a 14-year-old athlete admitted to the Department of Cardiology due to home and ambulatory high blood pressure measurements. The patient complained of corresponding headaches. He had good exercise tolerance. He had no chronic diseases and did not take any medication....

Authors
Smereczyńska, E.; Wójcicka-Urbańska, B.; Werner, B.
Publisher
BORGIS Wydawnictwo Medyczne
Publication
Nowa Pediatria, 2017, 21, 1, pp 25-28
Abstract

One of the key areas when organizing an Olympic Games is sports facilities. In this article the investment in these facilities, their management and the impact they have had on the city of Barcelona are analyzed from this standpoint. The Olympic facilities of Barcelona 1992 were not sited only in...

Authors
Solanellas Donato, F.; Camps i Povill, A.; Gil-Dolz del Castellar, M. C.; Dordal i Culla, E.; Carnéi Miguélez, A.
Publisher
Institut Nacional d'Educacio
Publication
Apunts. Educació Fisica i Esports, 2017, No.129, pp 121-137
Abstract

Japan is scheduled to host several major international sporting events in the next four years including the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Its sport tourism sector is therefore well positioned for expansion but the issue of sustainability needs to be addressed. This research note sets out to clarify what is...

Authors
Hinch, T.; Ito, E.
Publisher
Routledge
Publication
Tourism Planning and Development, 2018, 15, 1, pp 96-101
News Article

Research by academics from Sheffield Hallam University for funding body UK Sport claims that the value of Olympic and Paralympic sport to the UK...

Date
November 2017
Authors
David Simpson
AbstractFull Text

The sports field consists of three layers (sub-base, base (substrate) and grass). The base is responsible for the radicular development of the grass, directly influencing the characteristics that provide quality, water drainage and lawn durability and allows athlete performance. The construction of...

Authors
Mateus, C. de M. D.; Oliveira, M. R. de; Jacon, C. P. R. P.; Tavares, A. R.; Sartori, M. M. P.; Fernandes, D. M.; Bôas, R. L. V.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Floricultura e Plantas Ornamentais
Publication
Ornamental Horticulture, 2017, 23, 3, pp 319-328
AbstractFull Text

Background and Objective: Proprioception an important role in shoulder joint function. Exercise and throat of the upper extremity are complex and skinny movements that apply a great deal of stress on the shoulder joint. This study was done to evaluate the relationship between proprioception and...

Authors
Kazemi, O.; Shojaedin, S. S.; Hadadnezhad, M.
Publisher
Golestan University of Medical Sciences and Health Services
Publication
Journal of Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, 2017, 19, 3, pp Pe67-Pe72, En73
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this research is to describe practices physical activity (PA) university students in Seville, specifically in the University Pablo de Olavide and identify the relationship between physical activity and gender. 2,014 students participated from different degrees, between 17 and 57 years...

Authors
Díaz-Cabrera, J. Á.; Carmona-Álamos, L.; García-Tascón, M.
Publisher
Universidade Nove de Julho
Publication
PODIUM: Sport, Leisure and Tourism Review, 2017, 6, 3, pp 83-99

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