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Michael Wälchli, Jan Ruffieux,, Audrey Mouthon, Martin Keller and Wolfgang Taube

. COP indicates center of pressure; INT, intervention; CON, control. * P  = .012. Figure 2 —RTD for explosive strength test in an isometric right-leg plantar flexion (interaction: P  = .040; η p 2 = .06 ; INT: r  = .33). Black dots and lines represent all INT groups and gray dots and lines represent

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Amy J. Hector and Stuart M. Phillips

and FR groups. Finally, following a 30-day ketogenic diet (only 22 g carbohydrate per day), elite artistic gymnasts lost ∼1.9 kg fat mass, and a small but nonsignificant increase in LBM was observed, with no significant differences in strength tests ( Paoli et al., 2012 ). Thus, it is possible to

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Kathryn L. Weston, Nicoleta Pasecinic and Laura Basterfield

preexisting injury. Two children were absent for height and weight measurements, with one other child unavailable for weight measurement only. Six participants were absent for standing broad jump, and 9 were absent for sit-and-reach. One participant was absent for the handgrip strength test. Results

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Alon Eliakim, Bareket Falk, Neil Armstrong, Fátima Baptista, David G. Behm, Nitzan Dror, Avery D. Faigenbaum, Kathleen F. Janz, Jaak Jürimäe, Amanda L. McGowan, Dan Nemet, Paolo T. Pianosi, Matthew B. Pontifex, Shlomit Radom-Aizik, Thomas Rowland and Alex V. Rowlands

between poor muscle strength and adverse health outcomes ( 17 , 70 , 148 ), it seems prudent to identify and treat weak children early in life before they become resistant to interventions later in life. Muscle strength testing should be part of school-based physical education fitness assessments. Further