Proving and Improving the Benefits of Exercise
We are dedicated to promoting the benefits of fitness and protecting against unsafe or ineffective exercise methods. Fitness Research explores the frontiers of fitness, provides evidence for best practice and improves the way people exercise to maximise participation, adherence and enjoyment. This site is dedicated to anyone who has an academic or practical interest in fitness, particularly fitness professionals such as Instructors, Personal Trainers, Exercise Therapists, Exercise Physiologists and Allied Health and Medical Practitioners. You will find a body of exciting knowledge that can be instantly applied so that the fitness industry can expand and improve the health and well-being of Australians.
Featured Fitness Research Articles
Running the ideal 400 m race strategy is the goal for many athletes, unfortunately the demands of the event often hinder their... Read More
Background: The back squat exercise is a common and essential clinical rehabilitation exercise. As a compound movement of the... Read More
Objectives: Acute static stretching has been scrutinized as being detrimental to physical performance when incorporated as a... Read More
Other Research and Position Papers
Aims/hypothesis: There are conflicting data about the effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on exercise... Read More
Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to compare the effects of two different exercise training... Read More
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic joint disease with the hip and knee being commonly affected lower limb sites. Osteoarthritis... Read More
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