José Luis Maté-Muñoz

José Luis Maté-Muñoz
Complutense University of Madrid | UCM · Departamento de Radiología, Rehabilitación y Fisioterapia

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Objective: To describe the injury rate, severity, cause, anatomical location (tissue damaged), recurrence, place and time during matches throughout a season in the Spanish Rugby Union Division de Honor. Methods: Observational, prospective and descriptive study conducted in the competition of the Spanish División de Honor de Rugby with 258 players....
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Background: In coronavirus disease (COVID-19), physical capacity is one of the most impaired sequelae. Due to their simplicity and low cost, field tests such as the six-minute walk test (6MWT) are widely used However, in many places it is difficult to perform them and alternatives can be used such as the 1-minute sit-to-stand test (1min-STST) or th...
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Background: the aim of this study was to analyse muscle fatigue and metabolic stress at 15 min of recovery after performing two independent sessions of functional fitness training (FFT): a session of strength functional fitness training (FFTstrength) and a session of endurance functional fitness training (FFTendurance). Methods: eighteen well-tr...
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This study aimed to determine the effects of circulating nitrate plus nitrite (NOx) concentrations on resistance exercise performance, VO2 and biomarkers of muscle damage. Eleven well-trained male CrossFit athletes (29.2 ± 3.7 years, 78.9 ± 5.4 kg, 175.1 ± 6.3 cm) carried out a resistance exercise test after drinking 140 mL of beetroot juice (BJ) o...
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Background: The aim of this study was to verify the reproducibility of a resistance training protocol in the bench press (BP) exercise, based on traditional recommendations, analysing the effect of the muscle fatigue of each set and of the whole exercise protocol. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, thirty male physical education students we...
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Background: Obesity is a global health problem associated with a high number of comorbidities that decrease functional capacity, especially in elderly people. Aerobic dance is considered a viable strategy to prevent the effects of aging, mainly in obese and overweight elderly people. This study aimed to evaluate the effects of aerobic dance on an...
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This study aimed to assess the reliability and validity of the Polar V800 to measure vertical jump height. Twenty-two physically active healthy men (age: 22.89 +- 4.23 years; body mass: 70.74 +- 8.04 kg; height: 1.74 +- 0.76 m) were recruited for the study. The reliability was evaluated by comparing measurements acquired by the Polar V800 in two id...
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Background: We describe and analyze injury incidence, severity, cause of injury, anatomical location, damaged tissue, injury recurrence, and the time and place at which injuries occur over the course of a season. Methods: An observational, descriptive, prospective, nomothetic, and multidimensional study was conducted during the 2018-2019 season...
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Citation: Maté-Muñoz, J.L.; Garnacho-Castaño, M.V.; Hernández-Lougedo, J.; Maicas-Pérez, L.; Notario-Alonso, R.; Da Silva-Grigoletto, M.E.; García-Fernández, P.; Heredia-Elvar, J.R. Analysis of the Use and Applicability of Different Variables for the Prescription of Relative Intensity in Bench Press Exercise. Biology 2022, 11, 336. https://
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Nos estudos iniciais, que documentaram os efeitos positivos do treinamento com pesos e a execução de esforços musculares repetidos, o propósito da ciência de conhecer a melhor maneira de definir, controlar e dosar o treinamento de força tem sido uma das questões que concentraram o maior interesse e esforço. Trata-se de uma questão extremamente impo...
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Abstract: Diathermy techniques embody an oscillating electrical current passaging through the body tissues generating therapeutic heat; use of this technique in the physiotherapy field has been introduced recently, and because there is scarce information, the following review is proposed, aiming to explore the available evidence on applying CRET in...
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La falta de estudios sobre lesiones en Crossfit® en España, motiva la realización de este estudio epidemiológico descriptivo, observacional y retrospectivo, analizando la incidencia y las características de las lesiones sufridas por practicantes de Crossfit® competidores y no competidores. Se registraron las lesiones sufridas por 434 deportistas en...
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Empirically, it is widely discussed in "Cross" modalities that the pacing strategy developed by an athlete or trainee has a significant impact on the endurance performance in a WOD in the AMRAP, EMOM, or FOR TIME model. We can observe at least six pacing strategies adopted during the cyclical modalities in the endurance performance in the scientifi...
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Background: Functional Fitness Training (FFT) is a new exercise modality prioritizing functional multi-joint movements executed at high intensity as a circuit. Objective: To examine the impacts of introducing rest intervals in a FFT workout compared to "rounds for time" (RFT) FFT. Materials and Methods: Participants were 25 resistance-trained adult...
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Determinação e controle da intensidade e volume do treinamento de força na pesquisa nas ciências do exercício e sua aplicação. Resumo Nos estudos iniciais, que documentaram os efeitos positivos do treinamento com pesos e a execução de esforços musculares repetidos [1-3], o propósito da ciência de conhecer a melhor maneira de definir, controlar e do...
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Background: Functional fitness training (FFT) is a new exercise modality that targets functional multi-joint actions via both muscle-strengthening exercises and aerobic training intervals. The aim of the study was to examine muscle recovery over a 20 min period after an FFT workout in trained adults. Materials and methods: Participants were 28 h...
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An isoinertial strength assessment was performed to examine the kinetic and kinematic behavior of the barbell during several muscle actions. Velocity–time characteristics, force–time relationship, one repetition maximum (1RM), power output, and acceleration were compared in eccentric–concentric (EC) versus concentric only (C) sequences of the bench...
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This study aimed to assess the reliability and validity of the Polar V800 to measure vertical jump height. Twenty-two physically active healthy men (age: 22.89 ± 4.23 years; body mass: 70.74 ± 8.04 kg; height: 1.74 ± 0.76 m) were recruited for the study. The reliability was evaluated by comparing measurements acquired by the Polar V800 in two ident...
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Citation: García-Fernández, P.; Cimadevilla, E.; Guodemar-Pérez, J.; Cañuelo-Márquez, A.M.; Heredia-Elvar, J.R.; Fernández-Rodríguez, T.; Lozano-Estevan, M.d.C.; Hervás-Pérez, J.P.; Sánchez-Calabuig, M.A.; Garnacho-Castaño, M.V.; et al. Muscle Recovery after a Single Bout of Functional Fitness Training. Int. J. Abstract: Background: Functional fitn...
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Background: Aerobic dance (AD) is an appropriate physical activity for improving cardiorespiratory fitness. This study aimed to compare cardiorespiratory and metabolic responses, and muscle fatigue between an air dissipation platform (ADP) and a hard surface during a video-recorded AD session. Methods: 25 healthy young women (23.3 ± 2.5 years) c...
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El propósito de este estudio es analizar la relación existente entre la Autoestima y las dimensiones que definen el Autoconcepto Físico, y la percepción de la salud en personas mayores, en relación con el nivel de práctica de actividad física que realizan. Para ello, 130 participantes de entre 63 y 75 años (M = 67.3 y DT = 3.14), fueron clasificado...
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There is a lack of evidence about the ventilatory efficiency in resistance exercises despite the key role played in endurance exercises. This study aimed to compare the cardiorespiratory, metabolic responses and ventilatory efficiency between half-squat (HS) and cycle ergometer exercises during a constant-load test at the lactate threshold (LT) int...
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Introduction There is a lack of information regarding the slow component of oxygen uptake (VO2sc) and efficiency/economy in resistance exercises despite the crucial role played in endurance performance. Purpose this study aimed to compare the VO2sc, efficiency/economy, metabolic, cardiorespiratory responses, rating of perceived effort and mechanic...
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Background: Beetroot juice (BJ) is classified as a high-level supplement for improving sports performance. There is some controversy over the benefits of BJ supplementation for endurance exercise performance, especially when referring to well-trained athletes. This study examines the effects of acute BJ supplementation on cardioventilatory response...
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CrossFit® consists of workouts of the day (WODs) in which different exercises are conducted at high intensity with minimal or no rest periods. This study sought to quantify exercise intensity and muscular fatigue in the three CrossFit® session modalities: gymnastics (G), metabolic conditioning (M) and weightlifting (W). Thirty two, young, strength-...
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Garnacho-Castaño, MV, Albesa-Albiol, L, Serra-Payá, N, Gomis Bataller, M, Pleguezuelos Cobo, E, Guirao Cano, L, Guodemar-Pérez, J, Carbonell, T, Domínguez, R, and Maté-Muñoz, JL. Oxygen uptake slow component and the efficiency of resistance exercises. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2018-This study aimed to evaluate oxygen uptake slow component...
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Objective: To compare respiratory responses, heart rate (HR) and lactate at the intensity of the lactate threshold (LT) between half squat (HS) and cycloergometer. Methods: 24 men -with an age of 21.5 ± 1.8 years, height of 180.1 ± 5.2 cm and weight of 81.9 ± 8.7 kg and with over 6 months experience in strength training and one maximum repetition (...
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Knowledge of the power– and velocity–load relationships is a key factor to guide loads during resistance training and optimize sports performance. This study compares mean velocity–, peak velocity– and power–load relationships, and determines the load which elicits maximal power output in the military press and bench press. Fifty-seven healthy, act...
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Background: β-Alanine (BA) is a non-essential amino acid that has been shown to enhance exercise performance. The purpose of this investigation was to determine if BA supplementation improved the adaptive response to five weeks of a resistance training program. Methods: Thirty healthy, strength-trained individuals were randomly assigned to the e...
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Beetroot juice contains high levels of inorganic nitrate (NO3−) and its intake has proved effective at increasing blood nitric oxide (NO) concentrations. Given the effects of NO in promoting vasodilation and blood flow with beneficial impacts on muscle contraction, several studies have detected an ergogenic effect of beetroot juice supplementation...
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En este escrito se presenta un estudio sobre las conductas disruptivas en niños y adolescentes y su relación con la práctica sistemática de actividad física y deporte. Además, se analiza la influencia que tiene el tipo de modalidad deportiva en la manifestación de respuestas de tipo disocial de los participantes. Para ello, se utilizó el Factor Dis...
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In resistance training, load intensity is usually calculated as the percentage of a maximum repetition (1RM) or maximum number of possible repetitions (% of 1RM). Some studies have proposed a lactate threshold (LT) intensity as an optimal approach for concurrent training of cardiorespiratory endurance and muscle strength, as well as an alternative...
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Background: Beetroot juice (BJ) is rich in inorganic nitrates and has proved effective at increasing blood nitric oxide (NO) levels. When used as a supplement BJ has shown an ergogenic effect on cardiorespiratory resistance exercise modalities, yet few studies have examined its impact on high intensity efforts. Objective: To assess the effects of B...
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The present study aimed to compare two fitness-training methodologies, instability circuit resistance training (ICRT) versus traditional circuit resistance training (TCRT), applying an experimental model of exercise prescription controlling and modulating exercise load using the Borg rating of perceived exertion. Forty-four healthy young adults age...
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Background: CrossFit is a new strength and conditioning regimen involving short intense daily workouts called workouts of the day (WOD). This study assesses muscular fatigue levels induced by the three modalities of CrossFit WOD; gymnastics (G), metabolic conditioning (M) and weightlifting (W). Material and methods: 34 healthy subjects undertook th...
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Physical exercise is a tool to prevent and treat some of the chronic diseases affecting the world’s population. A mechanism through which exercise could exert beneficial effects in the body is by provoking alterations to the gut microbiota, an environmental factor that in recent years has been associated with numerous chronic diseases. Here we show...
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Observed species, Chao1, and phylogenetic distance whole tree rarefaction curves. Plotted red line is the mean±standard deviation of active women samples and blue line is the mean±standard deviation of sedentary women samples. (TIF)
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Melting curve dissociation analysis of Bifidobacterium longum (A) and Roseburia hominis (B). (TIF)
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Athletes use nutritional supplementation to enhance the effects of training and achieve improvements in their athletic performance. Beetroot juice increases levels of nitric oxide (NO), which serves multiple functions related to increased blood flow, gas exchange, mitochondrial biogenesis and efficiency, and strengthening of muscle contraction. The...
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To determine the effect of circadian rhythm on neuromuscular responses and kinematics related to physical tennis performance, after a standardised warm-up, 13 highly competitive male tennis players were tested twice for serve velocity/accuracy (SVA), countermovement vertical jump (CMJ), isometric handgrip strength (IS), agility T-test (AGIL) and a...
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La fuerza infl uye directamente en el estado de salud y en la capacidad de fi tness, motivo por el que el entrenamiento contra resistencias o resistance training (RT) se incluye dentro de aquellos programas de ejercicio encaminados a mejorar la salud y calidad de vida. Debido a que muchas enfermedades cursan con alteración de la masa y funcionalida...
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Purpose This study was designed to identify the lactate threshold (LT) and first ventilatory threshold (VT1) in a graded resistance half-squat test and determine whether both thresholds are produced at the same workload. A further goal was to compare the visual inspection and algorithm adjustment methods of detecting both thresholds during graded r...
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Purpose: This study was designed to identify the lactate threshold (LT) and first ventilatory threshold (VT1) in a graded resistance half-squat test and determine whether both thresholds are produced at the same workload. A further goal was to compare the visual inspection and algorithm adjustment methods of detecting both thresholds during graded...
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Strength performance directly affects the health and fitness ability, so resistance training (RT) is included in those exercise programs aimed at improving the health and quality of life. Because many diseases present with altered muscle mass and functionality as the RT is the main form of exercise aimed at improving muscle function, the purpose of...
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El consumo de oxígeno máximo (VO2máx) es considerado el parámetro más importante en la determinación de la capacidad funcional de una persona. Como consecuencia del gran estrés que supone la realización de pruebas de esfuerzo con un carácter máximo, se ha buscado la valoración de la capacidad funcional a través de pruebas con un carácter submáximo,...
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This study was designed to identify the blood lactate threshold (LT2) for the half squat (HS) and to examine cardiorespiratory and metabolic variables during a HS test performed at a work intensity corresponding to the LT2. Twenty-four healthy men completed 3 test sessions. In the first, their one-repetition maxi-mum (1RM) was determined for the HS...
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Los resultados de nuestro trabajo muestran que, a pesar de que el IMC puede ser una medida de sencilla aplicación, no resulta un instrumento válido para estudiar la composición corporal. De la comparativa entre los deportistas y sedentarios se ha visto que, aunque el IMC fue similar, éstos presentaban diferencias significativas en el resto de varia...
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IN RECENT YEARS, THE INTEREST OF ERGOGENIC AIDS HAS GROWN IN THE COMPETITIVE SPORTS ARENA. AS A RESULT, SUPPLEMENTATION COMPANIES HAVE FOUND A NEW MARKET AND HAVE CREATED AN ARRAY OF PRODUCTS TARGETING COMPETITIVE ATHLETES. HOWEVER, ONLY A FEW LEGAL SUPPLEMENTS HAVE BEEN RECOGNIZED BY SCIENTIFIC LITERATURE AS BEING ABLE TO ENHANCE PERFORMANCE. THES...
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The purpose of this study was to examine acute metabolic, mechanical and cardiac responses to half squat (HS) resistance exercise performed at a workload corresponding to the lactate threshold (LT). 13 healthy subjects completed 3 HS exercise tests separated by 48 h rest periods: a maximal strength or 1RM test; an incremental load test to establish...
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The objectives of the study were to determine the validity and reliability of peak velocity (PV), average velocity (AV), peak power (PP) and average power (AP) measurements were made using a linear position transducer. Validity was assessed by comparing measurements simultaneously obtained using the Tendo Weightlifting Analyzer Systemi and T-Force...
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The aim of this study was to assess cardiorespiratory parameters by comparing a traditional strength training program under stable conditions with another unstable strength training program, prescribing training load from perceived exertion. A randomized control trial was performed by 36 healthy men assigned to two experimental groups (n = 24) and...
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This study compares acute cardiorespiratory, metabolic, mechanical and rating of perceived effort (RPE) responses to 2 different prolonged constant-load exercises, half-squat (HS) and cycle ergometry, performed at a workload corresponding to the lactate threshold (LT). A total of 18 healthy subjects completed 5 exercise tests separated by 48 h rest...
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Carnosine, dipeptide formed by amino acids ß-alanine and L-histidine, has important physiological functions among which its antioxidant and related memory and learning. However, in connection with the exercise, the most important functions would be associated with muscle contractility, improving calcium sensitivity in muscle fibers, and the regulat...
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The maximum oxygen consumption (VO2máx) is considered the most important parameter to determine the functional ability of a person. Due to the large stress involved in the maximum effort testing, the submaximal effort test have achieved a relevant role in the capacity functional assessment, being lactic threshold (UL) the parameter most studied. Th...
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The role of iron in the human body is essential, and athletes must always try to keep an adequate iron status. Hepcidin is proposed as the main hormone responsible for the control of iron reserves in the body, given its ability to induce degradation of ferroportin. The action of hepcidin on ferroportin leads to a decreased dietary iron absorption,...
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PURPOSE: This study aimed to determine whether biomechanical characteristics such as ground contact time, swing time, stride length and frequency contribute to the exceptional running economy of East African runners. METHODS: Seventeen elite long-distance runners (9 Eritrean, 8 European) performed an incremental maximal running test and three subma...
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The purpose of this study was compare the effects of a traditional and an instability resistance circuit training program on upper and lower limb strength, power, movement velocity and jumping ability. Thirty-six healthy untrained men were assigned to two experimental groups and a control group. Subjects in the experimental groups performed a resis...