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Development Of An Online Doctor Of Education Program In Applied Exercise Science, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

Development Of An Online Doctor Of Education Program In Applied Exercise Science, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


The Navy Physical Fitness Test: A Proposed Revision To The Navy Physical Readiness Test, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

The Navy Physical Fitness Test: A Proposed Revision To The Navy Physical Readiness Test, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

The Department of Defense mandates that each branch of the Armed Forces develop and use annual Physical Fitness Tests to assess the physical readiness of their service-members. In an attempt to improve test validity and better predict battlefield performance, most of the services have made significant changes in recent years to their physical fitness tests. However, the Navy's Physical Readiness Test has remained relatively unchanged since 1986. This article introduces a revised Physical Fitness Test, the Navy Physical Fitness Test, that offers significantly improved validity and operational relevance.


The Reliability And Predictive Ability Of The Movement Competency Screen In A Military Population, E. J. Milbank, David D. Peterson, S. M. Henry 2018 Cedarville University

The Reliability And Predictive Ability Of The Movement Competency Screen In A Military Population, E. J. Milbank, David D. Peterson, S. M. Henry

David Peterson, Ed.D.

Purpose: Musculoskeletal injuries in the United States Armed Forces impacts operational readiness. Therefore, a reliable, valid screening tool that identifies injury risk and predicts performance is needed. The purpose of this study was to: (1) establish the intra- and inter-rater reliability of the Movement Competency Screen (MCS) using a cohort of United States Naval Academy fourth class Midshipmen, (2) identify if a correlation exists between average total MCS scores and injury rates during training, and (3) identify if a correlation exists between 1/16 average total MCS score and performance on the Physical Readiness Test (PRT).

Methods: Five raters independently ...


Proposed Revisions To The Navy Physical Readiness Test, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

Proposed Revisions To The Navy Physical Readiness Test, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


Proposed Performance Standards For The Plank For Inclusion Consideration Into The Navy's Physical Readiness Test, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

Proposed Performance Standards For The Plank For Inclusion Consideration Into The Navy's Physical Readiness Test, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

Since 1982, the U.S. Navy has used the curl-up as part of its semiannual physical readiness test (PRT) to assess core muscular endurance. Although no formal study has been conducted yet, there is speculation that the incorporation of the curl-up into the PRT has contributed to the navy's lower back injury rate. Therefore, there has been considerable interest as of late to identify a safer (and more operationally relevant) alternative to the curl-up. The following article takes a formal look at the standard front plank as a possible replacement for the curl-up for incorporation into the Navy's ...


Field Test Design Considerations For Military Populations, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

Field Test Design Considerations For Military Populations, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


A Practical Approach For Assessing Physical Fitness, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

A Practical Approach For Assessing Physical Fitness, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


A Proposed Revision To The U.S. Navy’S Body Composition Program, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

A Proposed Revision To The U.S. Navy’S Body Composition Program, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


Navy Physical Readiness Test Research, David D. Peterson 2018 Cedarville University

Navy Physical Readiness Test Research, David D. Peterson

David Peterson, Ed.D.

No abstract provided.


Comparing Performance Category Criteria For U.S. Navy Alternate Physical Readiness Tests, A. Latour, David D. Peterson, M. Rittenhouse, D. Riner 2018 Cedarville University

Comparing Performance Category Criteria For U.S. Navy Alternate Physical Readiness Tests, A. Latour, David D. Peterson, M. Rittenhouse, D. Riner

David Peterson, Ed.D.

The current Navy Physical Readiness Test (PRT) allows for several alternative methods, in lieu of the 1.5-mile run, with which to assess aerobic fitness. Two of these methods (elliptical trainer and stationary bike) and two additional devices (2-Km rower and 5-Km bike) were evaluated to determine if maximal effort on all devices produced the same performance category as the 1.5-mile run. One hundred thirty-two active-duty military and midshipmen were recruited from the United States Naval Academy and Naval Support Activity Annapolis. Subjects participated in six testing sessions over a six-week period. Subjects performed a 1.5-mile run (n ...


Body Composition, Muscular Performance, And Free Testosterone Following 12-Weeks Of Protein Supplementation And Resistance Training In Men Aged 35-55, Matthew Steven Stone 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Body Composition, Muscular Performance, And Free Testosterone Following 12-Weeks Of Protein Supplementation And Resistance Training In Men Aged 35-55, Matthew Steven Stone

Theses and Dissertations

PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 12 weeks of protein supplementation and Autoregulatory Progressive Resistance Exercise (APRE) training on measures of body composition, muscular performance, and free testosterone in middle-aged men. METHODS: Untrained males (n = 35; 43.3 ± 6.6 years) participated in this study. Lean mass (LM) and fat mass (FM) were measured via Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA), while strength was measured utilizing one repetition maximum (1RM), endurance measured using maximum repetitions completed (REPS) at 75% 1RM for the bench and leg press, and free testosterone was measured using changes in serum ...


Dehydration, Muscle Damage, And Exercise In The Heat: Impacts On Renal Stress, Thermoregulation, And Muscular Damage Recovery, Cory L. Butts 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Dehydration, Muscle Damage, And Exercise In The Heat: Impacts On Renal Stress, Thermoregulation, And Muscular Damage Recovery, Cory L. Butts

Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: The purpose was to identify the combined influence of dehydration, muscle damage, and exertional hyperthermia on biological markers of acute kidney injury and renal function. We also investigated the effects of performing muscle damaging exercise during mild hypohydration on muscle damage biomarkers and muscular strength recovery. Methods: Eighteen recreationally-active males (age 24 ± 5 y, body fat 17.3 ± 6.2%) completed a familiarization visit and two experimental trials separated by ≥28 days. The two experimental conditions consisted of either euhydration (EU; maintaining hydration, -1.2 ± 0.8%) or hypohydration (HY; restricting fluid consumption for 24 hours prior to and ...


The Relationship Between Mental Health And Ultra-Running: A Case Study, Joshua Justin Cook 2018 University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

The Relationship Between Mental Health And Ultra-Running: A Case Study, Joshua Justin Cook

Theses and Dissertations

This instrumental case study sought to explore the relationship between ultra-running and mental health through the lived experiences of a single participant who self-identifies as an ultra-runner. Three research questions were used to explore this relationship; how did the individual decide to participate in ultra-running, what aspects of ultra-running impact the participant’s mental health, and how has engaging in ultra-running impacted the participant’s mental health? The case study utilized three semi-structured interviews, two participant observations, video documentary review, and journaling to answer these questions. A thematic analysis of the data revealed four essential themes; 1) Development of participation ...


Repetition-To-Repetition Differences Using Cluster And Accentuated Eccentric Loading In The Back Squat, John P. Wagle, Christopher B. Taber, Aaron J. Cunanan, Matt L. Sams, Alexander Wetmore, Garett E. Bingham, Brad H. Deweese, Kimitake Sato, Charles A. Stuart, Michael H. Stone 2018 East Tennessee State University

Repetition-To-Repetition Differences Using Cluster And Accentuated Eccentric Loading In The Back Squat, John P. Wagle, Christopher B. Taber, Aaron J. Cunanan, Matt L. Sams, Alexander Wetmore, Garett E. Bingham, Brad H. Deweese, Kimitake Sato, Charles A. Stuart, Michael H. Stone

Exercise Science Faculty Publications

The current investigation was an examination of the repetition-to-repetition magnitudes and changes in kinetic and kinematic characteristics of the back squat using accentuated eccentric loading (AEL) and cluster sets. Trained male subjects (age = 26.1 ± 4.1 years, height = 183.5 ± 4.3 cm, body mass = 92.5 ± 10.5 kg, back squat to body mass ratio = 1.8 ± 0.3) completed four load condition sessions, each consisting of three sets of five repetitions of either traditionally loaded straight sets (TL), traditionally loaded cluster sets (TLC), AEL cluster sets (AEC), and AEL straight sets where only the initial repetition had ...


Passive Hallux Adduction Decreases Blood Flow To Plantar Fascia, Julia Lorene Dunbar 2018 Brigham Young University

Passive Hallux Adduction Decreases Blood Flow To Plantar Fascia, Julia Lorene Dunbar

All Theses and Dissertations

Purpose: Due to the vital role that blood flow plays in maintaining tissue health, compromised blood flow can prevent effective tissue healing. An adducted hallux, as often seen inside a narrow shoe, may put passive tension on the abductor hallucis, consequently compressing the lateral plantar artery (LPA) into the calcaneus and thus restricting blood flow. The purpose of this study was to compare blood flow within the LPA before and after passive hallux adduction (PHA). Methods: Forty-five healthy volunteers (20 female, 25 male; age = 24.8 ± 6.8 yr; height = 1.7 ± 0.1 m; weight = 73.4 ± 13.5 ...


Hook Of Hamate Removal In A Collegiate Baseball Player, Tori Dalessandro 2018 Kent State University

Hook Of Hamate Removal In A Collegiate Baseball Player, Tori Dalessandro

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

In volume 4, Issue 1 of the JSMAHS you will find Professional Research Abstracts, as well as Bachelor Student Research Abstracts and Case Reports.

Thank you for viewing this 4th Annual OATA Special Edition


Collegiate Football Player Suffering From Non-Traumatic Hemoptysis, Lauryn Lanzer, Ryan Moore, Kelly Ferian, Elizabeth Walters, Karyn Gentile 2018 Bowling Green State University

Collegiate Football Player Suffering From Non-Traumatic Hemoptysis, Lauryn Lanzer, Ryan Moore, Kelly Ferian, Elizabeth Walters, Karyn Gentile

Journal of Sports Medicine and Allied Health Sciences: Official Journal of the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association

In volume 4, Issue 1 of the JSMAHS you will find Professional Research Abstracts, as well as Bachelor Student Research Abstracts and Case Reports.

Thank you for viewing this 4th Annual OATA Special Edition


Effects Of Off-Hand Constraint On Potential Free-Throw Accuracy, Colton Nelson, Nick Oelrich, Alfred Johnson 2018 Western Oregon University

Effects Of Off-Hand Constraint On Potential Free-Throw Accuracy, Colton Nelson, Nick Oelrich, Alfred Johnson

Academic Excellence Showcase Proceedings

The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not the shooting strap instantly benefits athletes by significantly improving their technique, precision, and accuracy. The shooting strap is a product designed to help prevent the guide arm from interfering with the shooting arm as the shooting skill undergoes its process. The product is advertised as a tool for novice players that struggle keeping their guide arm/hand from pronating, interfering with the undergoing process of the shooting arm. Participants underwent three conditions (warm-up, strap, no strap) of 10 free-throw shots. Data collected during this study showed that there was ...


Hematological Changes In Response To A Drastic Increase In Training Volume In Recreational Cyclists, Jessie Axsom 2018 James Madison University

Hematological Changes In Response To A Drastic Increase In Training Volume In Recreational Cyclists, Jessie Axsom

James Madison Undergraduate Research Journal (JMURJ)

Changes in blood volume contribute to improvement in oxygen utilization (VO2max) with chronic endurance exercise training. Although hematological changes resulting from long-term endurance training have been well documented, it has not been well established whether an increased volume of endurance training preferentially affects plasma volume or red blood cell volume. To answer this question, I studied seven female and four male recreational cyclists before and after exposure to drastic increases (632%) in training volume. Following the 10-week training period, the mean hematocrit (Hct) of the 11 subjects who completed the study significantly (p0.05) correlated with the change in self-reported ...


Treatment Of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Using The Myokinesthetic System: A Case Serie, Sara Thistle 2018 The College at Brockport

Treatment Of Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome Using The Myokinesthetic System: A Case Serie, Sara Thistle

Senior Honors Theses

Objective: The purpose of this case series was twofold: to compare and identify the physiological and muscular differences between those with MTSS and those without MTSS as well as assess the MyoKinesthetic System’s (MYK) effect on medial tibial stress syndrome in a physically active population compared to ice massage and stretching the gastrocnemius/soleus complex and plantar fascia.
Methods: The case series was completed in a state college athletic training facility. Six participants, all physically active, were included in the study. Two of the participants were included in the experimental groups due to complaints of MTSS pain and 4 ...


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