Publishing Research Related to Fitness, Exercise & Training

We are dedicated to promoting the benefits of Exercise, Fitness, Training, and Sport and protecting against unsafe or ineffective exercise methods. Fitness Research explores the frontiers of Exercise, Fitness, Training, and Sport, 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 Exercise, Fitness, Training, and Sport, particularly professionals such as Instructors, Personal Trainers, Exercise Therapists, Exercise Physiologists, Coaches and Allied Health and Medical Practitioners. 

Featured Fitness Research Articles

Accuracy of the body adiposity index and body adiposity...

The Body Adiposity Index (BAI) estimates a person’s percent body fat using hip circumference and height. A slight... Read More

Jones machine/Maxrack vs. Smith machine: history,...

Introduction: The Smith Machine has been a popular alternative to free bar exercises because of perceivedsafety advantages.... Read More

Monitoring training and fatigue with heart rate...

Introduction: Training loads and heart rate variability (HRV) were monitored over 69 weeks in a swimming Olympic champion to... Read More

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