Publishing Research Related to Fitness, Exercise & Training

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.

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Featured Fitness Research Articles

A Dose-Response Relationship Between Myofascial Release &...

Introduction: The purpose of this study was to determine the dose response-relationship exists between myofascial release (MFR)... Read More

Can hip extension strength predict performance during a...

Background: Excessive trunk lean, medial knee movement and ankle dorsiflexion during lunge are considered deviations from... Read More

Do the recommended guidelines for physical activity impact...

Introduction: International exercise guidelines have been designed to prevent weight gain, and subsequently improve health, in... Read More


Other Research and Position Papers

Barbell Deadlift Training Increases the Rate of Torque...

The primary purpose of this study was to examine the effects of 10 weeks of barbell deadlift training on rapid torque... Read More

Effect of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus on Exercise Intolerance...

Aims/hypothesis: There are conflicting data about the effect of type 2 diabetes mellitus on exercise tolerance in peripheral... Read More

Enhancing cognitive functioning in the elderly:...

Purpose: The primary purpose of this study was to compare the effects of two different exercise training programs on... Read More