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The Effects of Chronic Stress to Promote Weight Gain and Obesity

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The Effects of Chronic Stress to Promote Weight Gain and Obesity

All of my blogs are published with Anti-plagerism software. If you turn it in as your work, you will FAIL! By Jerry Coy Introduction Stress is a physiological response to external demands on the mind and body. Acute stress is a response to an immediate threat or demand. Chronic stress can be caused by emotional or mental demands. Part of the physiological response can include the invocation of the fight of flight mechanism. The sympathetic nervous system is activated along with stress hormones like cortisol. These responses can cause one to over-eat while seeking “comfort” foods (Dallman, 2010).  Excessive chronic...

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The Effects of Stretching Interventions on Strength Performance: A Critical Review of Literature

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The Effects of Stretching Interventions on Strength Performance:  A Critical Review of Literature

All of my blogs are published with Anti-plagerism software. If you turn it in as your work, you will FAIL! The Effects of Stretching Interventions on Strength Performance:  A Critical Review of Literature By Jerry Coy Introduction Warming-up and stretching before any physical activity is crucial in order to avoid injury, improve flexibility and performance. At least that was the mantra from physical education teachers, coaches, and aerobics instructors for several decades.  One problem with that principle; it was never validated with scientific evidence. Resent research about stretching has reevaluated the conventional wisdom and now there is a 180-degree paradigm shift. Stretching...

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Resistance Exercise Prescription for Elderly: Quality of Life

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Resistance Exercise Prescription for Elderly: Quality of Life

All of my blogs are published with Anti-plagerism software. If you turn it in as your work, you will FAIL! Resistance Exercise Prescription for Elderly:  Quality of Life By Jerry Coy Learning Objectives The propose of this article is to provide exercise professionals with an overview of recommended guidelines for resistance training prescription design, benefits, and risk assessment to improve quality of life of elderly adults patients. Key words Elderly Adults, Resistance Exercise, Sarcopenia, Atrophy, Hypertrophy, Strength, balance, Activities of Daily Living, ADLs, Quality of life Introduction One out of every three elderly adult over sixty-five years old will fall...

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