American Journal of Sports Science

Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015

  • Analysis of Force in Human Muscle Using EMG in Hot Rolling Mill

    K. Govindaraju, B. Sasi Kumar, K. Raja, K. Murugabhoopathy3

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 41-45
    Received: Mar. 20, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 08, 2015
    Published: Apr. 22, 2015
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    Abstract: The electromyography (EMG) is the measure of electrical activity produced by the muscles which is usually represented as a function of time. This electromyography can be used in various applications including identifying neuromuscular diseases, control signal for prosthetic devices, controlling machines, robots etc. The existing system commercial E... Show More
  • Study of Heart Rate Variability and Stress Markers in Basketball Players Submitted to Selective Loads Periodization System

    José Henrique Mazon, Ada Clarice Gastaldi, Marli Cardoso Martins-Pinge, João Eduardo de Araújo, Hugo Celso Dutra de Souza

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 46-51
    Received: Mar. 24, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 11, 2015
    Published: May 21, 2015
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    Abstract: The decrease in the performance of athlete is often associated with an imbalance between workload and recovery period. Thus, it is very important to implement tools which can assist in the quantifying the effects of workloads, so that the maximum performance of the athlete is reached. In this context, we know little about the influence of selective... Show More
  • Positive Effects of Sports Events: From Exaggeration to Reality

    Keivan Shabani Moghaddam, Saifulla Shahabzade

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 52-56
    Received: Apr. 28, 2015
    Accepted: May 06, 2015
    Published: May 21, 2015
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    Abstract: Although sports events are considered a new field for urban and economic development, besides certain advantages that are obtained by hosting sports events, there are also many dangers. Upon considering the effects of sports events, studies on low-accuracy sports events are heavily relied on. These analyses often exaggerate advantages, underestimat... Show More
  • Considering the Occupational Prestige of Physical Education Teachers Compared with Other Jobs (Hamadan Province Case Study)

    Keivan Shabani Moghaddam, Mehdi Roozbahani, Said Janjan, Seifollah Shahabzade, Aboozar Soori

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 57-60
    Received: Apr. 15, 2015
    Accepted: Apr. 29, 2015
    Published: May 23, 2015
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    Abstract: Physical education discipline in many countries of the world, in comparison with other academic topics, is considered as possessing lower credibility, and physical education teachers are sometimes seen by some individuals as people with an entertaining and trivial job. This study was conducted with the aim of investigating the occupational prestige... Show More
  • Anthropometric Characteristic, Somatotype and Body Composition of Canadian Female Rowers

    Anup Adhikari, Edward McNeely

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 3, May 2015
    Pages: 61-66
    Received: Apr. 30, 2015
    Accepted: May 13, 2015
    Published: May 26, 2015
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    Abstract: Canadian female rowers were evaluated for their anthropometrical characteristics including somatotype and body composition to evaluate them with their international counterparts. 31 female rowers with an average age of 28.6 ±3.4 ( range 19-33) yr of different local clubs were assessed during their peak season time. Part of the measurements were don... Show More