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The relationship between insufficient sleep and self-rated health in a nationally representative sample
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012)
Reduced sleep has been found to be associated with increased risk of diabetes mellitus, hypertension, cardiovascular disease (CVD), and mortality. Self-rated health (SRH) has been shown to be a predictor of CVD and mortality. ...
Student perspectives on self-directed learning
(Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2014-02)
Undergraduate student perspectives regarding specific factors associated with self-directed learning were collected through eight focus groups. A total of 80 upperclassmen provided input revealing three emergent themes in ...
No association between perfluoroalkyl chemicals and hypertension in children
(Dove Medical Press, 2014-01-13)
Background Hypertension is a leading cause of cardiovascular disease worldwide. Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) are perfluoroalkyl chemicals (PFCs) used in the manufacture of common ...
Effect of Beta-alanine Supplementation on the Onset of Blood Lactate Accumulation (OBLA) During Treadmill Running: Pre/post 2 Treatment Experimental Design
(BioMed Central, 2010)
β-Alanine (βA) has been shown to improve performance during cycling. This study was the first to examine the effects of βA supplementation on the onset of blood lactate accumulation (OBLA) during incremental treadmill running.
A Cross-Sectional Study of Jamaican Adolescents’ Risk for Type 2 Diabetes and Cardiovascular Diseases
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2013)
Objectives To compare obese versus non-obese Jamaican adolescents’ risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D) and cardiovascular diseases (CVDs); and to explore a suitable and economical method of screening for these risk factors in ...
Protein Timing and its Effects on Muscular Hypertrophy and Strength in Individuals Engaged in Weight-Training
(BioMed Central, 2012)
The purpose of this review was to determine whether past research provides conclusive evidence about the effects of type and timing of ingestion of specific sources of protein by those engaged in resistance weight training. ...