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Karenina Arrais Guida Modesto, Pedro Ferreira Alves de Oliveira, Hellora Gonçalves Fonseca, Klaus Porto Azevedo, Vinicius Guzzoni, Martim Bottaro, Nicolas Babault and Joao Luiz Quagliotti Durigan

and signed a detailed informed consent form approved by the ethical committee on human research. Design This study was designed as a double-blinded randomized controlled trial. Subjects performed 21 visits to the laboratory: familiarization, pretraining evaluation, 18 training sessions, and

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Lisa Price, Katrina Wyatt, Jenny Lloyd, Charles Abraham, Siobhan Creanor, Sarah Dean and Melvyn Hillsdon

Assessing children’s physical activity (PA) using accelerometry is now common place in cohort studies ( 2 , 6 , 9 ) and randomized controlled trials ( 14 , 32 ). However, researchers still face challenges regarding choice of minimum wear-time criteria and participant compliance (ie, those who meet

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Cameron Bolton, Sheri Hale and Todd Telemeco

study was a single-blinded, randomized controlled trial (NCT03428620), which included individuals who reported CAI. Participants were recruited through a convenience sample from Shenandoah University and the surrounding community by recruitment flyers, email, and word of mouth. Participants were

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David Cruz-Díaz, Kyung-Min Kim, Fidel Hita-Contreras, Marco Bergamin, Agustin Aibar-Almazán and Antonio Martínez-Amat

observed during Tai Chi practice and SEBT assessment. Long-term effects of Tai Chi should be controlled with the inclusion of a follow-up period in future randomized controlled trials. Limitations and Further Research The main limitation of the study was the lack of a follow-up period to assess how the

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Orges Lena, Jasemin Todri, Ardita Todri, José Luis Martínez Gil and Maria Gomez Gallego

03849053) on . A double-blind, randomized, controlled trial was implemented to compare the effectiveness of MM in LBP (pre–post tests at baseline and after 24 wk) between 2 groups (experimental and active comparator). No changes occurred in the methods after trial commencement. The

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Aline Mendes Gerage, Tânia Rosane Bertoldo Benedetti, Raphael Mendes Ritti-Dias, Ana Célia Oliveira dos Santos, Bruna Cadengue Coêlho de Souza and Fábio Araujo Almeida

worksite-based weight loss randomized controlled trial: the worksite study . Obesity (Silver Spring) . 2015 ; 23 ( 4 ): 737 – 745 . doi:10.1002/oby.20899 25678325 10.1002/oby.20899 9. Mendoza-Ruvalcaba NM , Arias-Merino ED . “I am active”: effects of a program to promote active aging . Clin Interv

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Elizabeth F. Teel, Stephen W. Marshall, L. Gregory Appelbaum, Claudio L. Battaglini, Kevin A. Carneiro, Kevin M. Guskiewicz, Johna K. Register-Mihalik and Jason P. Mihalik

students adhere to a brief aerobic training program and to provide a foundation for future applications of active interventions in concussion management for injured subjects. Methods Design A parallel-group, unblinded, randomized controlled trial assessed ACTIVE training on feasibility and adherence

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Hooman Minoonejad, Mohammad Karimizadeh Ardakani, Reza Rajabi, Erik A. Wikstrom and Ali Sharifnezhad

the ankle). Methods Study Design This study was single-blind randomized controlled trial. Participants were randomly (using a closed envelope technique) assigned to either an experimental group (hopping program) or a control group as previously described. Sample size was estimated using G

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John J. Fraser and Jay Hertel

are empirically assessed prior to prescription. Therefore, the purpose of this preliminary randomized control trial was to assess the effectiveness of a 4-week IFM home exercise program on rating of perceived difficulty, motor performance, and IFM activation in healthy, recreationally active young

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Adelle Gadowski, Alice J. Owen, Andrea Curtis, Natalie Nanayakkara, Stephane Heritier, Marie Misso and Sophia Zoungas

synthesize available evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) examining the effect of statin therapy compared with placebo or control on physical activity or physical fitness among adults. Methods Data Sources and Searches A systematic search of published literature was conducted in MEDLINE (Medical