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Human Performance Lab Newsletter, February 2005, St. Cloud State University Feb 2005

Human Performance Lab Newsletter, February 2005, St. Cloud State University

Human Performance Lab Newsletter

Contents of this issue include:

  • Kelly's Corner by David Bacharach
  • How’s Your Core? by James Burckhard
  • Predicting Heart Disease by Jixiang Zheng
  • Making Sense of the Numbers: Training Zone by Jill French
  • Myths of exercise by Joe Harmon
  • Cardiac rehabilitation: Still as important as it was 20 years ago? by Patty DeClercq
  • Rationale for smoke-free public places by Sue Lynn Peart
  • Preventing ankle re-injury by Ann Studniski
  • Water – The drink for life by Sarah Nardi


Sun Protection Behaviour Of Junior Cricketers And Their Coaches: An Observational Study, Suzanne Dobbinson, Colleen Doyle, Yuksel Effendi Jan 2005

Sun Protection Behaviour Of Junior Cricketers And Their Coaches: An Observational Study, Suzanne Dobbinson, Colleen Doyle, Yuksel Effendi

Faculty of Health Sciences Publications

The questions addressed by this study were: 1. What is the overall status of sun protection behaviour among junior cricket players (under 14 years of age, male) and their coaches? 2. Do teams with sun protection policies have better sun protection behaviour than teams without sun protection policies? Observations of cricket players’ and their coaches’ sun protection behaviour were made during two consecutive weeks of cricket matches in mid-February 2000, during the peak of the Australian summer. In addition, coaches were interviewed about the provision for sun protection and policies at their cricket clubs. Cricket matches were randomly selected from ...


Men, Muscles, And Body Image: Comparisons Of Competitive Bodybuilders, Weight Trainers, And Athletically Active Controls, T. C. Pickett, R. J. Lewis, T. F. Cash, H. G. Pope Jan 2005

Men, Muscles, And Body Image: Comparisons Of Competitive Bodybuilders, Weight Trainers, And Athletically Active Controls, T. C. Pickett, R. J. Lewis, T. F. Cash, H. G. Pope

Psychology Faculty Publications

Objectives: To investigate body image and psychosocial adjustment among competitive bodybuilders, non-competitive weight trainers, and athletically active men.

Methods: Participants were 40 men in each of the three groups who were assessed on body composition and multiple facets of body image evaluation, investment and anxiety, eating attitudes, and social self esteem.

Results: Relative to the other two groups, competitive bodybuilders had greater body mass due to fat-free body mass. Although groups did not differ in their situational body image discomfort, competitive bodybuilders and weight trainers had a more positive global appearance evaluation and were more psychologically invested in their physical ...