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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

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Anna-Eva Prick, Jacomine de Lange, Erik Scherder, Jos Twisk and Anne Margriet Pot

quality randomized controlled trials (RCTs), variations in study design, and methods of analysis. In examining the effects of physical exercise on cognitive functioning, few home-based studies have been performed among people with dementia living in the community ( Forbes et al., 2015 ; Forbes, Thiessen

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Liane S. Lewis, Barnabas Shaw, Srijit Banerjee, Pryscilla Dieguez, James Hernon, Nigel Belshaw and John M. Saxton

using SDT, additional research needs to explore the usefulness of this theory in changing PA behavior in older people. Methods Study Design This was a two-armed nonblinded, parallel randomized controlled trial with equal sample size. Participants ( N  = 31) with bowel polyps were equally randomized to

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Chonticha Kaewjoho, Thiwabhorn Thaweewannakij, Lugkana Mato, Saowanee Nakmaroeng, Supaporn Phadungkit and Sugalya Amatachaya

-blind, randomized controlled trial (assessor blinded) in community-dwelling older adults, aged 65 years and older, from several rural communities in Thailand from November 2016 to September 2018 (clinical trial registration number: NCT02919514). The eligible subjects needed to be able to walk independently for at

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Noemi Moreno-Segura, Celedonia Igual-Camacho, Yéntel Ballester-Gil, María Clara Blasco-Igual and Jose María Blasco

compared Pilates to control groups performing a daily routine, and all the studies were reported before 2013. The current systematic review and meta-analysis provides more up-to-date evidence and includes only randomized controlled trials (RCT). This aims (a) to determine the effects of Pilates on balance

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Samantha M. Gray, Peggy Chen, Lena Fleig, Paul A. Gardiner, Megan M. McAllister, Joseph H. Puyat, Joanie Sims-Gould, Heather A. McKay, Meghan Winters and Maureen C. Ashe

.1056/NEJMra1510059 27518663 19. Ashe MC , Winters M , Hoppmann CA , et al. “Not just another walking program”: Everyday Activity Supports You (EASY) model—a randomized pilot study for a parallel randomized controlled trial . Pilot and Feasibility Studies . 2015 ; 1 : 4 . doi:10

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Bronagh McGrane, Sarahjane Belton, Stuart J. Fairclough, Danielle Powell and Johann Issartel

findings, the authors cautioned for the need to evaluate the intervention with a larger sample in a randomized controlled trial (RCT). It is evident that there is a lack of FMS proficiency among adolescents, which may lead to difficulties in developing more advanced sport-specific skills. 1 If this lack

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John H. Hollman, Tyler A. Berling, Ellen O. Crum, Kelsie M. Miller, Brent T. Simmons and James W. Youdas

adult women. We hypothesized the cueing procedures would facilitate gluteus maximus recruitment without increasing hamstring recruitment. Methods Design This was a pretest-posttest randomized controlled trial design with a 1:1 allocation ratio. Independent variables included 1 between-group variable

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Brian Catania, Travis Ross, Bradley Sandella, Bradley Bley and Andrea DiTrani Lobacz

global and local muscles to a traditional exercise program on the activation of the abdominal and trunk muscles. Finally, we aimed to examine the validity of the clinical screening tool via MSUS. Methods Study Design This study was a double-blind, randomized controlled trial. All participants provided