Health and physical activity research as represented in RQES

Barbara E. Ainsworth, Catrine Tudor-Locke

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Abstract

In the past 75 years, articles in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES) have contributed to the understanding of the role physical activity plays in the health of individuals and populations. Articles have described laboratory and community research studies in humans and animals, presented reviews of topics and conference proceedings, and presented forums for discussion about current topics in physical activity and health. The articles reflect the growth of the profession from basic inquiry, about physiological responses to exercise (and the development of physical fitness methods and standards), to studies of the effects of exercise on physical fitness and health in various population subgroups. This evolution in RQES reflects the well recognized paradigm shift toward public health concerns for physical activity and health outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S40-S52
JournalResearch Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
Volume76
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2005

Keywords

  • Epidemiology
  • Exercise
  • Physical fitness
  • Public health

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Nephrology

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