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(Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2018)Introduction Over the last 10-15 years the role of the clinical research nurse (CRN) has evolved, with many CRNs now participating in the design, planning, analysis and dissemination of research. However, from the literature ...
SARCOPENIC OBESITY IN SCOTISH OLDER COMMUNITY-DWELLERS: A WEIGHT LOSS INTERVENTION USING HIGH PROTEIN INTAKE AND MIXED EXERCISE TRAINING TO AUGMENT BODY COMPOSITION AND FUNCTION IN OLDER AGE (Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2018)Background: Sarcopenic obesity is the condition where obesity and sarcopenia (age-related low muscle mass and strength) occur together, which may predispose older individuals to more adverse health effects than either of ...
(Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh, 2018)Overweight and obesity are disease states of a huge public health concern, therefore strategies to impede or reverse the current detrimental overweight and obesity epidemic are of fundamental importance. It is important ...
The feasibility of reducing free sugar intake to 5% of daily total energy intake through provision of guidelines alone: An intervention study within a Scottish population. (2018)Consumption of free sugars is associated with excess energy intake, potentially leading to obesity, and the onset of dental caries. UK government recommendations state that the population should limit their intake of free ...
(2018)Background Caffeine has been shown to be an effective ergogenic aid and to enhance cognitive function and reaction times. Cognitive speed, accuracy and reaction times are very important to in-game performance, yet there ...