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Mohamed S. Fessi, Fayçal Farhat, Alexandre Dellal, James J. Malone and Wassim Moalla

that COD running reduced distance covered, increased exercise intensity, and induced an increase in anaerobic metabolism. This may be due to a higher glycolytic contribution, postexercise blood lactate, and perceived physiologic ratings of exertion. 3 – 5 Agility is an important quality in successful

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Brittany Mann, Allison H. Gruber, Shane P. Murphy and Carrie L. Docherty

influence of ankle braces during a variety of functional tests such as the vertical jump, agility drills, and speed tests. These studies usually evaluate the effect of the brace only on performance measures such as the height, distance, or speed for these tests, respectively. Therefore, when authors

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Jakob Tarp, Anna Bugge, Niels Christian Møller, Heidi Klakk, Christina Trifonov Rexen, Anders Grøntved and Niels Wedderkopp

may not provide identical protection against disease. 3 Similarly, more functionally based components of fitness, such as muscular agility, could have distinct physiological consequences. Young people constitute a first line of primordial prevention of noncommunicable diseases as a physically active

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Koren L. Fisher, Bruce A. Reeder, Elizabeth L. Harrison, Brenda G. Bruner, Nigel L. Ashworth, Punam Pahwa, Nazmi Sari, M. Suzanne Sheppard, Christopher A. Shields and Karen E. Chad

), upper body (UB) strength (arm curls), lower body (LB) and UB flexibility (sit-and-reach and back scratch), and dynamic agility (timed up and go test) ( Rikli & Jones, 1999 , 2013 ). The SFT was developed for use in adults aged 60 years and older and has been shown to have acceptable criterion validity

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Hyun Chul Jung, Myong Won Seo, Sukho Lee, Sung Woo Jung and Jong Kook Song

stretching) Resistance training (T, H)  - bench and shoulder press  - squat and leg press  - power clean and dead lift  1–2 weeks: 6–8 reps of 85% 1RM  3–4 weeks: 10–12 reps of 80% 1RM Afternoon (3:00–5:00 p.m.) Conditioning training  - dynamic stretching  - speed and agility training  - plyometric training

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Raquel Aparicio-Ugarriza, Raquel Pedrero-Chamizo, María del Mar Bibiloni, Gonzalo Palacios, Antoni Sureda, Agustín Meléndez-Ortega, Josep Antoni Tur Marí and Marcela González-Gross

multicomponent battery of PF test validated for an older population 11 and validated as reference ranges for Spanish older adults proposed by Pedrero-Chamizo et al. 12 Lower body strength by the chair stand test, agility/dynamic balance by the 8-foot up-and-go test, aerobic endurance by the 6-minute walk test

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Gabriela Souza de Vasconcelos, Anelize Cini and Cláudia Silveira Lima

Fencing is a sport of agility, characterized by, among others things, changes of direction and movements in acceleration and braking. 1 Its practice requires dynamic neuromuscular control, which is the athlete’s ability to maintain stability while moving quickly and reacting to changes in

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Helen M. Binkley and Lauren E. Rudd

measures below Strength: arm curl—AE: sig. greater at end of training and 4-wk post, but decreasing; at 6-wk post, back to baseline Strength: chair stand—AE: sig. greater at end of training and at each post, but declining back toward baseline Agility: 8-ft up and go—AE: sig. decrease in time at end of

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Cody R. Smith, Cory L. Butts, J.D. Adams, Matthew A. Tucker, Nicole E. Moyen, Matthew S. Ganio and Brendon P. McDermott

-10-5 pro-agility drill and 1500-m run), and 15 minutes of additional cooling (treatment 2, T 2 ) with the same treatment as T 1 . The 2 trials began within an hour of one another and were separated by 14 days, and participants completed 1 trial using HEK for T 1 and T 2 , and 1 control (CON) trial without

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Alejandro Muñoz, Álvaro López-Samanes, Alberto Pérez-López, Millán Aguilar-Navarro, Berta Moreno-Heredero, Jesús Rivilla-García, Pablo González-Frutos, José Pino-Ortega, Esther Morencos and Juan Del Coso

without opposition), a countermovement jump (CMJ), an isometric handgrip strength test (IHS), a modified version of the agility T test (MATT), and a 30-m sprint test (SV). A 5-minute resting period was set among test to allow recovery. One week before the onset of the experiment, a familiarization