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Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity, is an open access peer-reviewed international journal published by Gdansk University of Physical Education and Sport, Poland (in Polish – Akademia Wychowania Fizycznego i Sportu im. Jędrzeja Śniadeckiego w Gdańsku), The journal is a complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the field of medical, sport and health sciences. The BJHPA focuses on certain fields but is not limited to the topics which include: physical education, public health, exercise physiology, sports medicine, sports training and behaviour sciences. The Editorial Board includes renowned scientists representing different fields of studies, what guarantees a high scholarly level of the published articles. The BJHPA is published quarterly and accepts various types of manuscripts, including original research articles, reviews, viewpoints.

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Beta-alanine supplementation and anaerobic performance in highly trained judo athletes
Mateusz Halz, Magdalena Kaszuba, Jonatan Helbin, Sara Krzysztofik, Aleksandra Suchanecka, and Adam Zając

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Fall risk prediction model for older men and women based on ambulatory physical activity level – A cross-sectional population-based study from the Oporto Region
Paulo Jorge Quintela Cardoso-Carmo, Adjane Maria Pontes César, Manuel Rubim Silva Santos, and Maria Joana Mesquita Barbosa de Carvalho

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Effect of kinaesthetic differentiation of the in-run position on the jump length in Polish national ski jumpers
Michal Wilk, Lukasz Gebala, Mariola Gepfert, Milosz Drozd, Maciej Kostrzewa, Rafal Piwowar, Wojciech Mroszczyk, and Adam Zajac

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Does the spinning exercise affect the ovarian reserve in reproductive-young women?
Umit Gorkem, Faruk Yamaner, Erkan Demi̇rkan, and Hasan Ali Inal

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The effects of physical activity on glycaemic control in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes mellitus participating in diabetes camps
Marcin Sikora, Anna Zwierzchowska, Marzena Jaworska, Magdalena Solich Talanda, Rafal Mikolajczyk, and Aleksandra Zebrowska

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Time-motion characteristics of match-play in elite Polish youth soccer players of various playing positions
Bartosz Dolanski, Pawel Rompa, Liu Hongyou, Karol Wasilewski, and Andrzej Szwarc

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Physical activity and spatial use during school breaks in children aged four
Oscar Romero Ramos, Emilio Fernández Rodríguez, Antonio Matas Terrón, Gloria Gonzále Campos, and Robert Podstawski

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Type of education and life experiencesin the dual career
Marek Graczyk, Anna Nawrocka, Paul Wylleman, Waldemar Moska, Tomasz Tomiak, Milena Lachowicz, and Pawel Drobnik

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Analysis of the kinematic parameters of squatting in subjects with different levels of physical activity – A preliminary study
Magdalena Zawadka, Edyta Lukasik, Maria Skublewska Paszkowska, Jakub Smolka, Piotr Gawda, and Miroslaw Jablonski

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Level of psychomotor abilities in handball goalkeepers
Pawel Krawczyk, Slawomir Bodasinski, Anna Bodasinska, and Boguslaw Słupczynski

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IL-6 and IL-1β responses to a carbohydrate-electrolyte drink in orienteering athletes
Gokhan Ipekoglu, Suleyman Gonulates, Fatmanur Er, Metin Yaman, Selma Karacan, Banu Cayci, and Filiz Colakoglu

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Changes in the symmetry of the stabilization function of lower limbs in geriatric women versus younger females
Przemyslaw Bujas, Ewa Puszczałowska Liziz, Dariusz Tchorzewski, and Jaroslaw Omorczyk

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The effects of concurrent visual versus verbal feedback on swimming strength task execution
Stefan Szczepan, Krystyna Zaton, Francisco Cuenca Fernández, Ana Gay, and Raúl Arellano

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Organizational change and applicability of Six Sigma Management Modelin the Turkish National Soccer Team
Halil Orbay Cobanoglu, Mustafa Serdar Terekli, Necmi Gursaka, and Necip Serdar Sever

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The effect of vitamin D3 on the osteointegration of dental implants
Grzegorz Trybek, Magda Aniko Wlodarczyk, Jakub Kwiatek, Olga Preuss, Andrzej Brodkiewicz, Andrzej Sinicyn, and Anna Grzywacz

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Changes in EMG activity of the prime movers during 10 sets of the flat bench press performed to concentric failure
Katarzyna Stronska, Marta Trebert, Artur Golas, Adam Maszczyk, Aleksandra Pięta, Florentyna Tyrala, Patricia Fischerova, and Adam Zajac

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Polish adaptation and validation of the Anti-Fat Attitudes Scale – AFAS
Malgorzata Obara-Golebiewska and Justyna Michalek-Kwiecień

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Assessment of the influence of socio-demographic and personality factors on health behaviours in healthy postmenopausal women
Daria Schneider-Matyka, Elzbieta Grochans, Agnieszka Samochowiec, Malgorzata Szkup, Katarzyna Augustyniuk, Anna Jurczak, and Malgorzata Sterczak

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Sports events as a determinant of sport tourism
Wojciech Ratkowski and Jadwiga Ratkowska

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Resiliency in mainstream school teachers versus special school teachers
Aleksandra Sadziak, Wojciech Wilinski, and Marta Wieczorek

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Health behaviours as mediators of relationships between the actual image and real and ideal images of one’s own body
Anna Lysak, Dominika Wilczynska, Anna Walentukiewicz, Magdalena Podczarska-Glowacka, and Karol Karasiewicz

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Assessment of fatigue and the overtraining syndrome in female spinning instructors based on a survey and on the expression of selected genes
Iwona Bonislawska, Aleksandra Patyna, Jacek Wilczynski, Robert Urbanski, and Malgorzata Zychowska

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Dynamics of variation of sports performance in light of Time Series based on Artificial Neural Networks in swimming
Wojciech Rejdych, Aleksandra Filip, Jakub Karpinski, Magdalena Krawczyk, Jakub Jarosz, Teresa Socha, and Adam Maszczyk

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Changes in EMG activity of the prime movers during 10 sets of the flat bench press performed to concentric failure
Katarzyna Stronska, Marta Trebent, Artur Golas, Adam Maszczyk, and Adam Zajac

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Fracture of the lateral tibial condyle with depression of the articular surface - A case report
Krzysztof Ficek, Paulina Cyganik, Magdalena Strozik, Anna Serniak, and Joanna Rajca

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Validation of accelerometer for measuring physical activity in free-living individuals
George O. Agogo, Hilko van der Voet, Paul J.M. Hulshof, Pieter van ’t Veer, Laura Trijsburg, Fred A. van Eeuwijk, and Hendriek C. Boshuizen

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The effect of n‪icotine on oral health
Grzegorz Trybek, Magda Aniko-Wlodarczyk, Olga Preuss, Piotr Kuligowski, Ewa Gabrysz-Trybek, Aleksandra Suchanecka, Patryk Niewczas, and Anna Grzywacz

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The professional profile of a leisure time animator in tourism and recreation services
Magdalena Rokicka-Hebel, Julia Ziolkowska, and Aleksandra Patyna

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Diversified health-related Nordic walking training programs and physical fitness of elderly women
Monika Wiech, Krzysztof Prusik, Zbigniew Ossowski, Katarzyna Prusik, Jakub Kortas, Hanna Slomska, and Lukasz Bielawa

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Perceptive ability of female students of the University of the Third Age and its links with physical fitness and mood
Joanna Piotrowska, Monika Guszkowska, Ewa Kozdron, Ewa Niedzielska, Anna Les, and Bartlomiej Krynicki

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Influence of sport activity on satisfaction with life and sense of coherence among physically disabled people
Artur Ziolkowski, Igor Zubrzycki, Aleksandra Blachnio, Pawel Drobnik, Barbara Zatanska, and Waldemar Moska

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The level of body balance in a handstand and the effectiveness of sports training in gymnastics
Andrzej Kochanowicz, Kazimierz Kochanowicz, Bartlomiej Niespodzinski, Jan Mieszkowski, and Leon Biskup

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Preferences in the use of nutritional supplements and the correctness of their selection for training purposes
Robert Korczak, Marek Kruszewski, Artur Kruszewski, Stanislaw Kuzmicki, Agnieszka Olszewska, Grzegorz Kepa, and Karol Landowski

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The effectiveness of various verbal information in learning backward roll
Tomasz Niznikowski, Marta Nogal, Michal Biegajlo, Waldemar Wisniowski, and Ewelina Niznikowska

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Imagery use in rehabilitation after the knee joint arthroscopy
Dominika Wilczynska, Anna Lysak, and Magdalena Podczarska-Glowacka

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The effect of specific strength training on the quality of gymnastic elements execution in young gymnasts
Stanislaw Zasada, Mariusz Zasada, Andrzej Kochanowicz, Bartlomiej Niespodzinski, Michal Sawczyn, and Viktor Mishchenko

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Physical activity and body image of women: literature review
Sonia Mosur-Kaluza and Monika Guszkowska

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The role of myofascial massage in spinal pains in professionally active women
Malgorzata Kawa, Karol Orlowski, and Malgorzata Kowza-Dzwonkowska

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Evaluation of the efficacy of low level laser therapy and cryotherapy in the treatment of gonarthrosis
Agnieszka Radziminska, Magdalena Weber-Rajek, Justyna Lewandowska, Ewelina Lulinska-Kuklik, Agnieszka Straczynska, and Waldemar Moska

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Pain tolerance in sport
Ewelina Salwin and Agnieszka Zajac

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Local cryotherapy in tennis elbow (lateral epicodylitis)
Malgorzata Kawa and Malgorzata Kowza-Dzwonkowska

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Task dependency of movement regulation in female gymnastic vaulting
Thomas Heinen, Isabell Artmann, Anja Brinker, and Marc Nicolaus

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The hostility syndrome as a profile differentiating football spectators
Karol Gorner, Janusz Zielinski, and Adam Jurczak

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Physical activity in youth and level of kinesiophobia in older adults
Edward Saulicz, Andrzej Knapik, Mariola Saulicz, Pawel Linek, Jerzy Rottermund, Tomasz Wolny, and Andrzej Mysliwiec

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The quality of life profile among students of the University of the Third Age
Ewa Kupcewicz, Malgorzata Kusmierczyk, Barbara Wilk, Agnieszka Zajaczkowska, and Aleksandra Zakrzewska

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The kinematics of taekwon-do back kick
Jacek Wasik and Tomasz Gora

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Domain-specific physical activity among indigenous overweight and obese communities in Sarawak
Ching Thon Chang, Whye Lian Cheah, Helmy Hazmi, and Wan Abdul Manan Wan Muda

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The role of physical activity in supporting treatment of coxarthrosis symptoms in elderly patients
Malgorzata Kawa, Malgorzata Kowza-Dzwonkowska, and Agnieszka Schenk

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Typology of consumer behaviors during the 2012 UEFA European Championships
Monika Piatkowska, Sylwia Goclowska, and Jolanta Zysko

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Relationship between age and handgrip strength indexes in elderly women with low bone mass. Preliminary study
Zbigniew Ossowski, Krzysztof Prusik, Jakub Kortas, Monika Wiech, Lukasz Bielawa, and Katarzyna Prusik

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Incidence of injuries in the opinion of young volleyball players and ways to prevent them
Monika Opanowska, Barbara Wilk, Malgorzata Kusmierczyk, and Karol Opanowski

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Vertical jump peak power estimation in young male gymnasts
Andrzej Kochanowicz, Bartłomiej Niespodzinski, Jan Mieszkowski, Kaizmierz Kochanowicz, and Mariusz Zasada

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An analysis of the correlation between kinesthetic differentiation capacity and the maximum force level in lower limbs
Dariusz Harmacinski, Tadeusz Stefaniak, Anna Burdukiewicz, Jadwiga Pietraszewska, Aleksandra Stachon, Justyna Andrzejewska, Krystyna Chromik, Kazimierz Witkowski, and Jarosław Maslinski

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Endurance skills of young team game players
Pawel Chmura, Kamil Swierzko, Justyna Andrzejewska, Marek Popowczak, Andrzej Dudkowski, Marek Konefal, and Andrzej Rokita

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Changes in leukocyte HSPA1A, HSPB1 mRNA in basketball players after plyometric training
Malgorzata Zychowska, Eglė Kemerytė-Riaubienė, Audrius Gocentas, Nijole Jascaniniene, and Grzegorz Chruscinski

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The effect of rest interval length on the repetitions recovery during lower body resistance exercises
Hamid Arazi, Morteza Sangdevini, Mohammad Reza Hossein Abadi, and Amin Sohbatzadeh

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The effect of front and back squat techniques on peak loads experienced by the Achilles tendon
Jonathan Sinclair, Chris Edmundson, Stephen Atkins, Paul John Taylor, and Hayley Vincent

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Side to side differences in patellar tendon kinetics of the support limb during maximal instep soccer kicking
Jonathan Kenneth Sonclair, Hannah Shore, Stephen Atkins, and Sarah Jane Hobbs

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Influence of Nordic Walking training on static and dynamic body balance among the elderly
Zbigniew Ossowski, Marek Wawryniuk, and Vida Janina Česnaitienė

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The appeal of and interest in Nordic walking in the opinion of 9-18-year-old pupils from selected Tricity schools
Malgorzata Pogorzelska, Tomasz Frolowicz, Pawel Drobnik, Agnieszka Cybulska, Iwona Bonislawska, and Aleksandra Bartosiewicz

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The influence of intention implementation on throw effectiveness of young basketball players
Dominika Wilczynska, Patrycja Lipinska, and Malgorzata Wolujewicz-Czerlonko

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Changes in the group’s social structure in mountain tourism
Gheorghe Lucaciu, Marius Alin Marinau, Mirela Stef, and Paul Florian Dragos

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Systematic review of the bioecological theory in sport sciences
Marcio Domingues and Carlos Eduardo Barros Goncalves

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Motives for participation in active sport tourism – participants of holiday windsurfing camps
Rajmund Tomik, Katarzyna Gorska, Adam Staszkiewicz, and Jacek Polechonski

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The role of selected intrapsychic factors in alpine skiing instruction
Krzysztof Makowski, Piotr Aschenbrenner, and Bartosz Krawczynski

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Rehabilitation of children with movement disorders resulting from cerebral palsy
Lyudmila V. Sharova, Nikolay M. Belokrylov, and Jana V. Nenakhova

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Association of the ACTN3 R577X polymorphism in Polish rowers
Zbigniew Jastrzebski, Agata Leonska-Duniec, Marek Kolbowicz, and Tomasz Tomiak

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Motivation for Undertaking Extracurricular Physical Activity in Adolescents
Izabela Droblinska, Agata Hejmowska, and Natalia Mazurkiewicz

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Generic versus specific sprint training in young soccer players
Zbigniew Jastrzebski, Lukasz Radziminski, Robert Dargiewicz, Ewelina Jaskulska, Wojciech Barnat, and Pawel Rompa

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Motivations and effects of practicing Nordic Walking by elderly people
Andrzej Knapik, Edward Saulicz, Andrzej Mysliwiec, Mariola Saulicz, and Aneta Warmuz-Wancisiewicz

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Differences in bioelectrical activity of quadriceps muscle during various types of contraction
Bartlomiej Niespodzinski, Malgorzata Lukowicz, and Jan Mieszkowski

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The method of goalkeeper’s evaluation in futsal
Andrzej Szwarc, Mateusz Oszmaniec, and Patrycja Lipinska

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Gender differences in Body Mass Index and physical activity of students of the University of Tuzla
Almir Atikovic, Sanjin Hodzic, Jasmin Bilalic, Jasmin Mehinovic, Amra Nozinovic Mujanovic, Edin Mujanovic, and Alen Kapidzic

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Polish Fans’ Emotions during EURO 2012
Ina Wilczewska and Pawel Boski

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Influence of strength, endurance and concurrent training on the lipid profile and blood testosterone and cortisol response in young male wrestlers
Seyed Javad Mirghani, Hamid Agha Alinejad, Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani, Ahmad Mazidi, and Seyed Ali Mirghani

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The effect of a 6-week plyometric training on explosive power in volleyball players
Zbigniew Jastrzbeski, Krzysztof Wnorowski, Ryszard Mikolajewski, Ewelina Jaskulska, and Lukasz Radziminski

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Comparing the physical activity patterns of 3-year-old Finnish and Australian children during childcare and homecare days
Anne Soini, Anthony Watt, Tuija Tammelin, Markus Soini, Arja Sääkslahti, and Marita Poskiparta

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Mass Media and Professional Sport
Zbigniew Dziubinski, Krzysztof W. Jankowski, Michal Lenartowicz, Julia Murrmann, and Piotr Rymarczyk

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Questionnaire of Sports Ethics – A Tool for Assessing Moral Behaviour in Sport
Artur Ziolkowski, Anna Strzalkowska, Wojciech Saklak, Barbara Zaranska, and Iwona Bonislawska

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Aerobic and Anaerobic Endurance of Disabled Swimmers in Special Preparation Sub-Period
Rafal Szafraniec, Wojciech Seidel, Dawid Kruszyna, and Anna Zurowska

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Plantar pressure distribution in ice skates while gliding and standing compared to barefoot and trainer conditions
Andrew Greenhalgh, Faye Chatterly, Cheryl Blewitt, Jonathan Sinclair, and Nachiappan Chockalingam

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The Long Lasting Effects of Whole Body Rotation Vibration in a Fitness Exercise Program on Flexibility and Motor Coordination in Young Females
Tomasz Tomiak, Maria Agnieszka Niewiadomska, Mariusz Zasada, Ludmila J. Melnik, Viktor S. Mishchenko, and Stanislaw Sawczyn

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The Effect of Sodium Bicarbonate Supplement on Lactic Acid, Ammonia and the Performance of 400 Meters Male Runners
Roghaye Jadidi Pouzash, Mohammad Ali Azarbayjani, Jadidi Jabriel Pouzesh, Karim Alamdari Azali, and Hoseyn Fatolahi

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An Interaction between Exercise Order and Rest Interval during Lower-Body Resistance Exercise
Hamid Arazi, Bahman Mirzaei, Morteza Sangdevini, and Mohammad Reza Hossein Abadi

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Sensitivity to pain and strategies of coping with stress in combat athletes
Katarzyna Leznicka, Anna Starkowska, Agnieszka Lulinska, and Magdalena Kowalczyk

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Health behaviors in early adulthood
Magdalena Weber-Rajek, Ewelina Lulinska-Kuklik, Agnieszka Radziminska, and Waldemar Moska

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The importance of the type of sport and life experience in the dual career in elite sport based on the analysis of Poland
Marek Graczyk, Paul I. Wylleman, Anna Nawrocka, Pawel A. Atroszko, Waldemar Moska, Tomasz Tomiak, and Hubert Krzysztofiak

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Social, Educational and Sports Character of Football Academy in Malbork
Wojciech Barnat, Zbigniew Jstrzebski, Anna Konieczna, Lukasz Radziminski, Ewelina Jaskulska, and Marta Bichowska

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Diversity of factors determining physical activity in youth in Visegrad countries
Ewelina Niznikowska, Jozef Bergier, Barbara Bergier, Pongrac Acs, Jan Junger, and Ferdinand Salonna

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The Evolution of Physical Activity Guidelines
Monika Piatkowska and Ingrid Ružbarská

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The effect of the cluster randomized HIPPA intervention on childcare children’s overall physical activity
Marjo Anette Mehtala, Arja Saakslahti, Anne Soini, Tuija Tammelin, Janne Kulmala, Jari Villberg, Kari Nissinen, and Marita Poskiparta

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Physical activity levels of rural and urban seniors in the region of Warmia and Mazury in Poland
Aneta Omelan, Robert Podstawski, Bogdan Wziatek, Rafael Merino-Marbán, and Oscar Romero-Ramos

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Reconsidering on the Early Types of Football
Yiannis Giossos, Aristomenis Sotiropoulos, Athanasios Souglis, and Georgia Dafopoulou

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Challenges of female vault finals for the 2008–2016 period
Suncica Delas Kalinski, Almir Atikovic, and Igor Jelaska

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Effects of 6-week basketball training using the modified circuit weight method
Jaroslaw Omorczyk, Tadeusz Ambroży, Ewa Puszczalowska-Lizis, Mateusz Nowak, and Andrzej Markowski

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Muscle Strength and Technical Skills in 17–19-Year-Old Judoists
Marcin Dornowski, Wladyslaw Jagiello, and Miroslaw Smaruj

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Differentiation of the Body Composition in the Polish National Team Pentathletes
Wladyslaw Jagiello, Roman M. Kalina, and Marina Jagiello

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Changes of Physical Capacity and Soccer-Related Skills in Young Soccer Players within a One-Year Training Period
Zbigniew Jastrzebski, Wojciech Barnat, Anna Konieczna, Pawel Rompa, and Lukasz Radziminski

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The Impact of 32 Days’ Exposure to Hypobaric Hypoxia on Physiological Cost of Sub-Maximal Work Performed at the Sea Level
Sylwester Kujach, Tomasz Grzywacz, Ewa Ziemann, Robert Szymczak, Marcin Luszczyk, and Radoslaw Laskowski

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Lactate Threshold Changes in Soccer Players during the Preparation Period
Zbigniew Jastrzebski, Robert Dargiewicz, Wojciech Ignatiuk, Lukasz Radziminski, Pawel Rompa, and Anna Konieczna

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The Influence of Various Fitness Forms on the Reduction of the Adipose Tissue
Jakub Grzegorz Adamczyk, Karolina Brzezek-Zukowska, and Dariusz Boguszewski

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Differences in Force-Velocity Characteristics of Upper and Lower Limbs of Male Kickboxers
Panteleïmon T. Nikolaïdis, Georgios Fragkiadiakis, Vassilios E. Papadopoulos, and Nikolaos V. Karydis

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Usage of near infrared spectroscopy in physiotherapy
Maciej Chroboczek, Aleksandra Jabłonska, Rafal Kubiak, Sylwester Kujach, Marcin Luszczyk, and Radoslaw Laskowski

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The role of physical activity in instilling healthy lifestyle habits in children
Malgorzata Kostecka, Monika Bojanowska, and Monika Stoma

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Fundamental movement skills and weight status in children: A systematic review
Sari Slotte, Arja Sääkslahti, Katriina Kukkonen-Harjula, and Pauli Rintala

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Application of the EEG Biofeedback method in attention deficits therapy in young sports people - A pilot study
Malgorzata Artymiak, Michał Niewiadomy, Malgorzata Pielecka-Sikorska, and Agnieszka Weiner

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Obesity and overweight among children and adolescents in the light of health education principles
Adam Wiek, Katarzyna Tkacz, Waclaw Mozolewski, Malgorzata E. Kusmierczyk, and Sylwester Rybaczek

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Physical activity profile of the referee and the assistant referee during official football matches
Bartosz Dolanski, Andrzej Szwarc, Bartosz Heinig, and Mateusz Sitek

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The positive role of kinesio taping in adjunctive therapy of static plano-valgusfeet in children between the ages of 5 and 7
Agnieszka Straczynska, Jacek Kruczynski, Agnieszka Radziminska, Magdalena Weber-Rajek, Ewelina Lulinska-Kuklik, and Aleksander Goch

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Body posture in patients with Parkinson’s disease
Jacek Wilczynski and Pawel Połrola

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Adolescents’ actual appearance and body image self-assessment
Anna Lysak, Dominika Wilczynska, Anna Walentukiewicz, Karol Karasiewicz, and Pawel Skonieczny

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E-sports versus physical activity among adolescents
Henrietta Varga Szepne, Laszlo Csernoch, and Ildiko Balatoni

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Muscle bloodflow as an indicator of anaerobic threshold in young athletes – A near infrared spectroscopy study
Maciej Chroboczek, Magdalena Jakubowska, Sylwester Kujach, Marcin Luszczyk, and Radoslaw Laskowski

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Sporting habits of university students in Hungary
Ildiko Balatoni, Henrietta Varga Szepne, Anetta Muller, Sandor Kovacs, Nikolett Kosztin, and Laszlo Csernoch

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Body build of 14-16-year-old boys practising football and basketball as compared with non-training peers
Monika Opanowska, Elzbieta Pretkiewicz-Abacjew, and Paweł Skonieczny

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The effectiveness of kettlebell exercises in the aspects of special efficiency training in American football
Marek Kruszewski, Artur Kruszewski, Stanislaw Kuzmicki, Robert Korczak, Rafal Tabecki, Karol Landowski, and Piotr Sitek

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Influential factors in physical activity amongst pregnant women
Soheila Rabiepoor, Somayeh Rezavand, Atefeh Yas, and Narmin Ghanizadeh

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Assessment of gross motor skills in primary schools children from the Czech Republic
Zdenek Rechtik, Ludmila Miklankova, and Michaela Pugnerova

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Comparison of various physical and body composition profiles between Indian elite male and female gymnasts
Tamoghni Manna, Arush Goswami, Subhra Karmakar Chatterjee, Meenu Dhingra, and Swapan K. Dey

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Iron metabolism and hepcidin concentration in teenagers before and after exercise in relation to the HFE gene status
Barbara Kaczorowska-Hac, Marcin Luszczyk, Jedrzej Antosiewicz, and Jan Jacek Kaczor

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Stress and its management by students in the field of education
Irena Plevova, Lucie Kremenkova, and Michaela Pugnerova

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Influence of experimental training with external resistance in a form of “kettlebell” on selected components of women’sphysical fitness
Tadeusz Ambrozy, Lucyna Kiszczak, Jaroslaw Omorczyk, Mariusz Ozimek, Tomasz Palka, Dawid Mucha, Arkadiusz Stanula, and Dariusz Mucha

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The level of selected coordination abilities in badminton players at various ages and sport skill levels as compared to non-athletes
Janusz Jaworski, Grzegorz Lech, Michal Zak, Eligiusz Madejski, and Katarzyna Szczepanik

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Pedagogical aspects of child health promotion in the context of pre-school education
Ludmila Miklankova, Michaela Pugnerova, and Zdenek Rechtik

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Determination of maximal oxygen uptake through a new basketball-specific field test
Ersen Adsiz, Gulbin Rudarli Nalcakan, S. Rana Varol, and Faik Vural

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Motor abilities necessary to be successful at dancing
Jadranka Vlasic, Goran Oreb, and Maja Horvatin-Fuckar

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Evaluation of the repeatability of a sports technique using selected kinematics quantities based on the example of backhand spring
Jaroslaw Omorczyk, Leszek Nosiadek, Ewa Puszczalowska-Lizis, Tadeusz Ambrozy, Dawid Mucha, Przemyslaw Bujas, and Dariusz Mucha

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Frequently endorsed cognitive and physical activities among community-dwelling older adults
Valdiva G. da Silva, Tangeria R. Adams, Joshua Fogel, Mindy J. Katz, Krystal E. Mendez, and Laura Rabin

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Athletics training programme for children studying in sports schools in Poland
Marek Fostiak, Tomasz Frolowicz, Malgorzata Pogorzelska, and Joanna Klonowska

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The incidence and the type of stomatognathic disorders in patients with Gardner syndrome. A systematic review
Olga Preuss, Aleksandra Jaron, Anna Grzywacz, Magda Aniko-Wlodarczyk, and Grzegorz Trybek

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Diagnosis, treatment and statistic of anterior cruciate ligament injuries
Pawel Gwiazdon, Agnieszka Racut, Magdalena Strozik, Wioletta Bala, Katarzyna Klimek, Jolanta Rajca, and Grzegorz Hajduk

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The specificity of motivations in different combat sports and different lengths of the sports career
Beata Wolska, Ryszard Pujszo, Patrycja Janowska, Marta Wojdat, Magdalena Zajac, and Malgorzata Pujszo

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A comparison of psychological well-being in athlete and non-athlete women
Ghorban Hemati Alamdarloo, Setareh Shojaee, Enayatollah Asadmanesh, Homa Sheikhani Shahin, Aghdas Rangani, and Sara Negahdarifard

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Deep tissue massage and mobility and pain in the thoracic spine
Anna Srokowska, Malgorzata Bodek, Mikolaj Kurczewski, Grzegorz Srokowski, Marcin Siedlaczek, and Andrzej Lewandowski

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Can physical activity modulate pain perception during ontogenesis?
Maciej Pawlak, Aleksandra Jazdzewska, and Katarzyna Leznicka

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The impact of shock wave therapy on reducing pain in patients with plantar fasciitis
Zaneta Galecka-Szczerba, Malgorzata Kawa, and Magdalena Podczarska-Glowacka

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Parental burnout as a health determinant in mothers raising disabled children
Aleksandra Sadziak, Wojciech Wilinski, and Marta Wieczorek

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Physical activity and dietary supplementation intake among postmenopausal women
Angelika Cisek-Wozniak, Kinga Mruczyk, and Rafal W. Wojciak

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Analysis of interrelations of psychophysiological and hysiological indicators of martial arts athletes
Vyacheslav Romanenko, Sergii Iermakov, Leonid Podrigalo, Olga Rovnaya, Zhanna Sotnikova-Meleshkina, Valeriy Goloha, and Larysa Ruban

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Participation trends and performance analysis of Turkey’s long-distance runs between 2007-2017
Melda Pelin Yargic, Naila Babayeva, Mehmet Sinan İyi̇soy, Galip Bilen Kurklu, and Gürhan Dönmez

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Physical capacity and body composition in 13-16 year old soccer players during three-year training cycle
Anna Konieczna, Lukasz Radziminski, Jacek Paszulewicz, Guillermo F. Lopez-Sanchez, Paul Dragos, and Zbigniew Jstrzebski

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The effectiveness of open versus closed kinetic chain exercises on pain, function and range of motion in patients with knee osteoarthritis
Babatunde Olusola Adegoke, Arinola Olasumbo Sanya, Samuel Olusegun Ogunlade, and Oladapo Michael Olagbegi

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Finger range of motion and joint circumferences in rock climbers
Katarzyna Raczynska, Bartosz Trybulec, Kamila Boczon, and Paweł Jagielski

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Development of power qualities of cadets of Ukrainian higher military educational institutions during kettlebell lifting training
Kostiantyn Prontenko, Grygoriy Griban, Ihor Bloshchynskyi, Dmytro Boyko, Orest Loiko, Volodymyr Andreychuk, Inesa Novitska, and Pavlo Tkachenko

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Relative age effect in Polish National Football teams
Andrzej Szwarc, Bartosz Dolanski, Pawel Rompa, and Mateusz Sitek

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The level of somatic health, sports specialization and alification of an athlete as indicators of intermediate selection in the mixed martial arts
Alexander Alexandrovich Gorelov, Vladimir Mikhailovich Voronov, Andrei Ivanovich Krylov, and Viktor Leonidovich Kondakov

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Effect of grip width on exercise volume in bench press with a controlled movement tempo in women
Mariola Gepfert, Michal Krzysztofik, Aleksandra Filip, Aleksandra Mostowik, Agnieszka Lulinska, Grzegorz Wojdala, Milosz Drozd, and Michal Wilk

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Does blood flow restriction influence the maximal number of repetitions performed during the bench press? A pilot study
Magdalena Rawska, Mariola Gepfert, Aleksandra Mostowik, Michal Krzysztofik, Grzegorz Wojdala, Agnieszka Lulinska, and Michal Wilk

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TNFA expression level changes observed in response to the Wingate Anaerobic Test in non-trained and trained individuals
Agnieszka Maciejewska-Skrendo, Jan Mieszkowski, Andrzej Kochanowicz, Blazej Stankiewicz, Pawel Cieszczyk, Katarzyna Switala, Gilmara Gomes de Assis, Katarzyna Kecler, Maciej Tarnowski, and Marek Sawczuk

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The Efficiency Model of Goalkeeper’s Actions in Soccer
Andrzej Szwarc, Patrycja Lipinska, and Michal Chamera

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Physical Performance, Body Composition and Body Balance in Relation to National Ranking Positions in Young Polish Tennis Players
Mateusz Karnia, Tomasz Garsztka, Mateusz Rynkiewicz, Tadeusz Rynkiewicz, Piotr Zurek, Marcin Luszczyk, Ewelina Sledziewska, and Ewa Ziemann

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Changes of Lactate Threshold during a Half-Year Training Cycle in “Arka Gdynia” Football Players
Wojciech Ignatiuk, Pawel Rompa, Lukasz Radziminski, Robert Dargiewicz, and Zbigniew Jastrzebski

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Different forms of swimmers’ final weeks pre-competition preparation
Kamil Sokolowski, Marek Strzala, and Arkadiusz Stanula

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Criteria of Initial Selection of Candidates for Artistic Gymnastics
Kazimierz Kochanowicz and Andrzej Kochanowicz

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The results of judo fights during the 2018–2019 World Championships
Barbara Sulecka, Marek Adam, and Beata Wolska

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Quantitative and Qualitative Evaluation of Motor Coordination Abilities in Gymnast Girls Aged 7–9 Years
Kazimierz Kochanowicz, Lola Brygida Boraczynska, and Tomasz Boraczynski

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An Application of Incremental Running Test Results to Train Professional Soccer Players
Lukasz Radziminski, Pawel Rompa, Robert Dargiewicz, Wojciech Ignatiuk, and Zbigniew Jastrzebski

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Assessment of physical fitness among non-athlete adolescents: Effect of familiarization sessions
Diogo Henrique Constantino Coledam and Rodrigo Dias Caria de Oliveira

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Anaerobic Power and Dependence on Chosen Anthropometric Parameters in Young Handball Players
Marcin Luszczyk, Radoslaw Laskowski, Ewa Ziemann, Tomasz Grzywacz, and Anna Szczesna-Kaczmarek

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Effects of Interval Training of Maximal Effort Intensity
Henryk Norkowski, Anna Kuder, Tadeusz Hucinski, and Stanislaw Przybylski

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The application of bone morphogenetic proteins in medicine, dentistry, sport and rehabilitation: A review of literature
Aleksandra Jaron, Elzbieta Grzywacz, Natalia Kerber-Wyka, Sara Zacharska, Michal Lobacz, and Grzegorz Trybek

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Cardiorespiratory Responses to Submaximal Exercise in 16-18-Year-Old Trained and Untrained Boys
Marcin Luszczyk, Ewa Ziemann, Tomasz Grzywacz, Radoslaw Laskowski, and Anna Szczesna-Kaczmarek

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Allelic Polymorphism of Endothelial No-Synthase (eNOS) Association with Exercise-Induced Hypoxia Adaptation
Svitlana B. Drozdovska, Victor E. Dosenko, Vladimir N. Ilyin, Mykhailo M. Filippov, and Ludmila M. Kuzmina

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Individualities of Cardiorespiratory Responsiveness to Shifts in Respiratory Homeostasis and Physical Exercise in Homogeneous Groups of High Performance Athletes
Viktor Mishchenko, Oksana Shynkaruk, Andrzej Suchanowski, Olena Lysenko, Tomasz Tomiak, Andrej Diachenko, and Adam Korol

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Physical activity patterns and dietary habits of undergraduate students
Ebenezer Essaw, Monday Omoniyi Moses, Daniel Afrifa, Isaac Kwaku Acheampong, Winifred Mensah, and Lemuel Owusu

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Association between gait speed and muscle mass and strength in postmenopausal women
Zbigniew M. Ossowski, Monika Wiech, and Miroslaw Ellwart

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Physical activity of working age Wroclaw residents with reference to their income
Daniel Puciato, Michal Rozpara, Piotr Olesniewicz, Julita Markiewicz-Patkowska, and Soňa Jandová

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A preparation cycle in strength training as a form of health training for adults
Malgorzata Kalwa, Tadeusz Stefaniak, Dariusz Harmacinski, and Bartosz Groffik

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The relationship between chosen kinematic parameters of the aerial cartwheel on the balance beam during skill learning
Aleksandra Aleksić-Veljković, Kamenka Živčić Marković, and Lucija Milčić

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The dangers of travel – Banditry on the roads in the old days
Piotr Godlewski, Dariusz T. Skalski, and Robert Mruczyk

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Changes in air tourism to Tunisia in 2009–2018
Jan A. Wendt and Dariusz Jacek Olszewski-Strzyzowski

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Tourism in Apuseni Mountains (Romania) – A technical proposal
Gheorghe Lucaciu, Marius Alin Marinău, Mirela Ștef, Dana Ioana Cristea, and Dariusz Jacek Olszewski-Strzyżowski

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Considerations Regarding the Profile of Tourists from Băile Felix – Băile 1 Mai Spa Destination, Romania
Grigore Vasile Herman, Norbert Banto, Tudor Caciora, Vasile Grama, Jakub Trojan, Mihaela Ungureanu, Sorin Furdui, Daiana Garai, Raluca Buhaş, and Sorin Buhaş

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Emitter and tourist destination in Romania
Grigore Vasile Herman, Dorina Camelia Ilieș, Olivier Dehoorne, Alexandru Ilieș, Alphonse Sambou, Tudor Caciora, Mamadou Diombera, and Anamaria Lăzuran

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Olympism and himalaism
Andrzej Pawlucki

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The perception of geography in school and society
Grigore Vasile Herman, Mihaela Simona Biriș, Dorina Camelia Ilieș, Tudor Caciora, Alexandru Ilieș, Jan A. Wendt, and Daniela Sopota

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Lower limbs asymmetries in the agility and explosive strength in male football players
Sorin Albeanu, Robert Munteanu, Luminița Călinescu Brabiescu, Roberta Ghețu, Bogdan Burcea, and Cătălin Forțan

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Study on the efficiency of advanced pressing in the Premier League
Sorin Brîndescu, Francisc-Remus Datcu, and Ionuț-Alexadru Buda

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A sense of social affiliation of homeless people participating in a soccer tournament
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Physical activity of school children and youth
Leszek Tomaczkowski and Joanna Klonowska

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Model characteristics of sportsmen’ preparedness in kettlebell lifting
Konstiantyn Prontenko, Grygoriy Griban, Tetiana Plachynda, Ivan Mychka, Oksana Khurtenko, Bogdan Semeniv, Oleksandr Gnydiuk, Vadym Muzhychok, and Mykola Puzdymir

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Optimizing the assessment of motor skills in 6th grade pupils through multimedia means
Paul Szabo-Alexi, István Pocsai, and Mariana Szabo-Alexi

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The effect of grit on leisure time physical activity. An application of the Theory of Planned Behaviour
Vello Hein, Andre Koka, Hanna Kalajas-Tilga, Henri Tilga, and Lennart Raudsepp

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Differences between all-around results in women’s artistic gymnastics and ways of minimizing them
Almir Atiković, Edina Kamenjašević, Amra Nožinović Mujanović, Edin Užičanin, Muhamed Tabaković, and Mijo Ćurić

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Aspects regarding the improvement of middle schooler attendance at physical education classes
Dana Ioana Cristea, Anca-Cristina Pop, Paula Nica, Aurelian Andrei Cristea, Gheorghe Lucaciu, and Marius Alin Marinău

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Dependences between the footwear fitting and feet structure in girls of third-grade primary school
Ewa Puszczalowska-Lizis, Paulina Zarzyczna, and Wioletta Mikulakova

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Sportsmanship and basic psychological needs in sports students
Germina-Alina Cosma, Alina Chiracu, Amalia-Raluca Stepan, Roxana Gatzel, Augustin Iancu, and Alexandru Cosma

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Physical training as the basis of professional activities of patrol policemen
Kostiantyn Prontenko, Valentin Bondarenko, Sergiy Bezpaliy, Dmytro Kyslenko, Yurii Lisnichenko, Vasyl Ollo, Alla Aloshyna, Olexandr Bychuk, and Volodymyr Smirnov

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Models of speed development in soccer
Roksana Krosta, Milosz Drozd, Robert Goralczyk, Maciej Kostrzewa, Patricia Fischerova, and Angelina Ignatieva

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Urban green spaces - A support for physical activities and tourism. Case study Oradea Municipality, Bihor, Romania
Claudiu Filimon, Corina Criste Tătar, Luminița Anișoara Filimon, and Laura Mariana Herman

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Predictors of mobility limitation in older adults: A structural equation modeling analysis
Azam Jafari, Nayyereh Aminisani, Seyed Morteza Shamshirgaran, Laven Rastgoo, and Neda Gilani

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Meta-analyses of the effect of flossing on ankle range of motion and power jump performance
Anna Pisz, Katerina Kralova, Dusan Blazek, Artur Golas, and Petr Stastny

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The impact of local public policies on sports performance. Oradea – An example of success
Sorin Buhaş, Raluca Buhaş, Vasile Grama, Grigore Vasile Herman, and Paul Dragoș

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Criminal liability for injuries of competitors arising in the course of sports competition in Polish criminal law
Tomasz Waldzinski, Cezary Waldzinski, Aleksandra Durzynska, Ewa Waldzinska, Malgorzata Knas, and Kazimierz Kochanowicz

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Effect of dynamic and static strength training on hormonal activity in elite boxers
Eser Ağgön, Özturk Agırbaş, Hamit Hakan Alp, Izzet Uçan, Recep Gürsoy, and Anthony C. Hackney

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Justification of specific principles of state and public management for sports area development in Ukraine
Volodymyr Prikhodko, Oleksandr Tomenko, Pawel Radziejowski, Nina Dolbysheva, Dmytro Solovey, and Yaroslav Galan

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Prevalence of physical inactivity and its geographical distribution in Yazd City, 2014–2015
Masoud Mirzaei, Mohsen Mirzaei, Seyed Ali Almodaresi, Hossein Fallahzadeh, Mahdi Shahryari, Shahin Eslami Farsani, and Seyyed Mohammad Hossein Hosseini

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Physical activity and gene association with human obesity
Katarzyna Switala and Agata Leonska-Duniec

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The adolescent’s perceptions and reasons for enjoyment at physical education classes in four elementary Brazilian schools
Vanilson Batista Lemes, Caroline Brand, Camila Felin Fochesatto, Adroaldo Cezar Araujo Gaya, and Anelise Reis Gaya

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Profile of sport competition anxiety trait and psychological coping skills among secondary school athletes in Enugu State, South East Nigeria
Tochi Emmanuel Iwuagwu, Joshua Emeka Umeifekwem, Samuel Ndubuisi Igwe, Okechukwu Kingsley Oforka, and Oluchukwu Precious Udeh

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Physical activity and depression in older adults in times of the COVID-19 pandemic
İnci Kesi̇lmi̇ş, Gülten Geçi̇tli̇, Seda Kavak, Süleyman Kostal, and Mehmet Melih Kesi̇lmi̇ş

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Differences between official and non-official matches in worst-case scenarios in elite futsal players
Konstantinos Spyrou, Tomás T. Freitas, Elena Marín-Cascales, Rubén Herrero-Carrasco, and Pedro E. Alcaraz

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Factors of future teachers’ motivation formation for the physical improvement
Anna Hakman, Olena Andrieieva, Vitalii Kashuba, Halyna Bezverkhnia, Viktoria Tsybulska, Mykola Maievskyi, Tetiana Osadchenko, Andrii Semenov, Olena Kljus, Oksana Tsiuniak, Nataliia Nikula, and Oleksandr Tomenko

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Methodology of physical exercise: A proposal and reliability of a questionnaire for fitness professionals
Francys Paula Cantieri, Antonio Carlos Gomes, Gustavo Aires de Arruda, Diogo Henrique Constantino Coledam, Edineia Aparecida Gomes Ribeiro, Mauro Virgilio Gomes de Barros, and Ágata Cristina Marques Aranha

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The impact of strength training on the improvement of jumping ability and selected power parameters of the lower limbs in soccer players
Patricia Fischerova, Magdalena Nitychoruk, Wojciech Smolka, Marcin Zak, Artur Golas, and Adam Maszczyk

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A comparison of balance and leg muscle strength between tai chi and yoga in older adults: A cross-sectional study
Mentari A. Jelita, Julia R. Tanjung, Ignatio R. Haryono, and Nawanto A. Prastowo

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Avoiding isolation: Physical activity for persons with disabilities and Covid-19
Pelin Aksen-Cengizhan, Ali Ahmet Doğan, and Özkan Işık

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The impact of horseback riding on the balance of 7-year-old children
Predrag Ilić, Aleksandra Aleksić-Veljković, and Miljan Hadžović

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School injuries and their prevention from the present perspective
Václav Beranek, Petr Stastny, and Vit Novacek

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Assessment of the diet and body composition of students recreationally training team sports
Filip Michal Borys, Beata Zysk, Adrianna Zanko, Dominika Chimkowska, Joanna Smarkusz-Zarzecka, Barbara Kielczewska, and Lucyna Ostrowska

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The relatıonship between shooting performance and respiratory muscle strength in archers aged 9-12
Özgür Bostanci, Menderes Kabadayi, Muhammet Hakan Mayda, Ali Kerim Yilmaz, and Coşkun Yilmaz

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Purslane supplementation lowers oxidative stress, inflammatory and muscle damage biomarkers after high-intensity intermittent exercise in female runners
Anis Charkhi Sahl Abad, Amine Ghram, Rahman Soori, Ali Akbarnejad, Fatemeh Azizi Ghuchan, Mohammad Mehdi Zare, Anthony C. Hackney, and Stephen J. Bailey

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Muscle strength evaluation of limb dominance in prepubescent swimmers boys and girls
Aykut Özçadirci, Ferhat Öztürk, Şükrü Alpan Cinemre, and Gizem Irem Kinikli

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Static balance and proprioception evaluation in deaf national basketball players
Gamze Cobanoglu, Sinem Suner-Keklik, Cagatay Gokdogan, Nihan Kafa, Seyfi Savas, and Nevin A. Guzel

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Kinesio taping – a healing and supportive method in various fields of medicine, dentistry, sport and physiotherapy
Aleksandra Jaron, Berenika Konkol, Ewa Gabrysz-Trybek, Joanna Bladowska, Anna Grzywacz, Armin Nedjat, and Grzegorz Trybek

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Positive body image among Polish elite athletes
Aleksandra Budzisz and Krzysztof Sas-Nowosielski

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Emotional states of athletes in the first lockdown due to Covid-19: A comparison of Polish and Spanish samples
Dominika Wilczynska, David Alarcon Rubio, Patrycja Sliwinska, and Jose Carlos Jaenes

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How to HIIT while pregnant? The protocol characteristics and effects of high intensity interval training implemented during pregnancy – A systematic review
Anna Szumilewicz, Rita Santos-Rocha, Aneta Worska, Magdalena Piernicka, Hongli Yu, Simona Pajaujiene, Najmeh-Alsadat Shojaeian, and Miguel Angel Moviedo-Caro