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The Physiological, Musculoskeletal And Psychological Effects Of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne F. Hing, Michael Climstein Oct 2016

The Physiological, Musculoskeletal And Psychological Effects Of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne F. Hing, Michael Climstein

Wayne Hing

Background: Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is a rapidly growing sport and recreational activity where anecdotal evidence exists for its proposed health, fitness and injury rehabilitation benefits. While limited scientific evidence exists to substantiate these claims, previous studies have shown that high levels of fitness, strength and balance exists amongst participants of this sport. The purpose of this study was to conduct a training intervention on a group of previously untrained individuals to ascertain the potential of SUP on various health parameters. Methods: An intervention study was conducted where after being tested initially, subjects were left for 6 weeks to ...


The Physiological, Musculoskeletal And Psychological Effects Of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne F. Hing, Michael Climstein Oct 2016

The Physiological, Musculoskeletal And Psychological Effects Of Stand Up Paddle Boarding, Ben Schram, Wayne F. Hing, Michael Climstein

Ben Schram

Background: Stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is a rapidly growing sport and recreational activity where anecdotal evidence exists for its proposed health, fitness and injury rehabilitation benefits. While limited scientific evidence exists to substantiate these claims, previous studies have shown that high levels of fitness, strength and balance exists amongst participants of this sport. The purpose of this study was to conduct a training intervention on a group of previously untrained individuals to ascertain the potential of SUP on various health parameters. Methods: An intervention study was conducted where after being tested initially, subjects were left for 6 weeks to ...