• Effects of 8-week of fitness classes on blood pressure, body composition, and physical fitness 

      Chavarrias, Manuel; Carlos-Vivas, Jorge; Barrantes-Martín, Beatriz (1); Pérez-Gómez, Jorge (Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, 2019)
      BACKGROUND: Fitness activities such as indoor cycling (IC), Zumba® (ZU) and body pump (BP) are practiced by large segments of population. There are no studies showing which kind of fitness activity can produce more health ...
    • Evolution of the ageing process, quality of life and physical fitness in western countries 

      Ruiz-Montero, Pedro Jesús (1); Chiva-Bartoll, Óscar (Journal of Physical Education and Sport, 02/2017)
      It is predicted that life expectancy will raise sharply in future stages, especially in western countries. In fact, life expectancy of developed countries is currently over the age of 70. Aging implies a series of ...
    • Importance of physical fitness during the ageing process 

      Ruiz-Montero, Pedro Jesús (1); Castillo-Rodríguez, Alfonso (Sport Science, 08/2016)
      In the world, more than 50% of 60-year-olds are obese. Obesity is a disease with serious cardiovascular risks. Obesity grows with the increasing age of a person. In addition, sedentary lifestyle causes muscle mass to ...
    • Influencia del sobrepeso y la obesidad sobre la fuerza en la infancia 

      Fernández-García, José Carlos; Castillo-Rodríguez, Alfonso; Onetti, Wanesa (1) (Nutrición Hospitalaria, 09/2019)
      Introducción: el sobrepeso y la obesidad alcanzan una alta prevalencia desde la infancia en España. Objetivo: describir el efecto del sobrepeso y la obesidad en niños escolares de once años de edad, en pruebas que valoran ...
    • Key aspects on physical fitness and injury prevention programs in football: a narrative review 

      Martín-Moya, Ricardo; Ruíz-Montero, Pedro Jesús (1) (Journal of Sport and Health Research, 09/2017)
      Football practice depends on many factors such as technical, biomechanical, psychological and physiological components. Football is a sport with a high incidence of injury during training and practice, especially in ...
    • Valoración de la relación entre Rendimiento Académico y Condición Física en escolares zaragozanos 

      Castro López, Rosario (1); Pérez Gómez, V; Cachón Zagalaz, Javier; Zagalaz Sánchez, María Luisa (Sport TK: Revista Euroamericana de Ciencias del Deporte, 01/2016)
      Introducción: El estudio analiza las asociaciones entre la condición física y el rendimiento académico, atendiendo al género, curso y origen del alumnado. Material y métodos: Fueron analizados 338 alumnos. El rendimiento ...