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Martin Hofmeister

Martin Hofmeister
Consumer Centre of the German Federal State of Bavaria, Germany, Munich · Department Food and Nutrition

PhD (Dr. oec. troph.)

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Introduction
Martin Hofmeister, PhD, is a nutrition scientist at the Consumer Center of the German Federal State of Bavaria (Department Food and Nutrition), Munich, Germany. He received his doctoral degree in nutritional science from the Technical University of Munich in 2004. Since then he has worked on various nutrition and exercise projects. He is also a reviewer of several international journals. Managing Editor of the Journal of Exercise & Organ Cross Talk (www.jeoct.com).

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Irisin is a hormone that is offered to be a hopeful remedial target in obesity and type 2 diabetes. It has received striking attention recently, whereas, the interactions between exercise training and irisin are still unclear. Therefore , this systematic review and meta-analysis investigated the impacts of exercise interventions on circulating iris...
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Daily stair walking is a time-efficient everyday activity that improves cardiorespiratory fitness, muscle strength, body composition, blood pressure, lipid profiles, and is associated with a reduction in all-cause mortality. However, more than one in three adult Europeans is physically inactive in their everyday life and the exemplary current rate...
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The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of flat foot on the frontal alignment of calcaneus and tibia in 23 children with flat feet, aged 7-9 (7.43±0.58 years old). To evaluate the foot, the Foot Posture Index-6 (FPI 6) was used, while the posture of the calcaneus and the tibia was analyzed using the Global Postural System 400. The st...
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Exercise training and probiotics have been suggested as a treatment for the prevention of chronic liver damage such as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Lactobacillus rhamnosus Gorbach-Goldin (LGG) is one of the most widely used probiotic strains that decreases liver damage. Thus, this study aims to consider the ameliorative effects of hig...
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Summary: Osteoporosis or decreased bone mineral density (BMD) is the most important risk factor for fractures, especially in older postmenopausal women (PMW). However, the interactions between exercise training and bone mineral density are not completely understood. We evaluated the effects of physical exercise on BMD in women aged ≥ 60 years postm...
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Kratom, also known as herbal speed, is the powdered leaves of the Asian kratom tree (Mitragyna speciosa Korth.). The consumption of kratom powder or kratom tea for diarrhea, inflammation, fever, and pain, but also for anxiety and depression is based on traditional experiences from East Asian herbal medicine. Pharmacologically, kratom is an intoxica...
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Regular physical activity is the best defense against many diseases, illnesses, and abnormalities. Aerobic exercise and the consumption of herbal supplements strengthen the body's immune and defense systems. This study aimed to investigate the effect of a period of swimming endurance training with trachyspermum copticum (Ajwain) consumption on seru...
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Candida albicans is an important opportunistic fungus that causes disease in humans as well as in animals. Globally, bloodstream infections due to Candida spp. are responsible for 400,000 cases each year. Approximately, 25,000 cases of candidemia occur in the USA annually. Around 90% of AIDS patients suffer from Candida infections. Candida albicans...
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Background: Skeletal muscle contractions due to exercise lead to the secretion of many proteins and proteoglycan peptides called myokines. Myostatin (MSTN) and MyoGenin (MyoG) are two of the most important skeletal muscle growth regulatory factors related to myoblast differentiation and muscle hypertrophy. The present study aims at investigating th...
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Objective: The purpose of the present study was to investigate the effect of Pilates exercises on fundamental skills performance of archers. Method: A total of twenty female archers (age 16-20 year) were selected from Youth Affairs and Sports, Khuman Lampak Sport Complex, Imphal, Manipur (India) who participated national level competition. The sub...
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Food plays a vital role in our life. The contamination of food is a global public health issue affecting developed as well as developing nations. The contamination can be caused by physical, chemical, and biological agents. Among the biological agents, bacteria are most frequently encountered as a cause of contamination throughout the world. There...
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Dear Editor, With clearly outlined prospects for research, I congratulate Dr. Neel Kanth and colleagues for their interesting study on the “Prevalence of lactose intolerance and its association with malnutrition in children”, published in a recent issue of the National Journal of Health Sciences (NJHS, Volume 4, Issue 3, 2019) [1]. The high prevale...
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Background: Tinnitus is a common and multifactorial condition that requires careful medical assessment and management. Many people with tinnitus believe foods can exacerbate or reduce their perception of the condition, but the research on the relationship between diet and tinnitus is limited. Objective: The aim of this article is to review the a...
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This study aims to clarify the impact of sport specialty in physical self concept and gender, and also the difference in the dimension of the physical self concept. A sample of research is made up of 169 sportsmen in different disciplines from Chlef ’s sport league with an average age of 18.3± 2.45 (soccer, volleyball, athleticism). The Physical se...
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Regelmäßige Bewegung ist und bleibt mit hoher Evidenz das Fundament erfolgreichen Alterns, denn sie beugt Krankheiten vor, reduziert Mortalität, erhält die funktionelle Mobilität/Selbstständigkeit und stabilisiert die psychische Gesundheit sowie das soziale Wohlbefinden. Ältere Menschen sollten daher für mehr Lebensqualität im Alltag jede Gelegenhe...
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If one eats a candy bar with a daily average of 230 kilocalories in addition to the actual energy requirement, increases one kilogram in a month. After one year, about 12 kilogram body weight show more on the scales. Unless the consumption of sweet and piquant snacks is compensated with more movement.
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With regard to risk factors for osteoporosis, I would like to point out (1) that obesity, while having a positive effect on fractures, such as hip, pelvic and wrist fractures, is associated with an increased risk of ankle, lower leg and proximal humeral fractures in postmenopausal women (2). The pathogenic mechanisms possibly underlying this associ...
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Der Arzt Christoph Schorer (1618–1671) aus Memmingen verfasste eine der ersten Bewegungsempfehlungen in deutscher Sprache für die Allgemeinbevölkerung. Er empfahl bereits seinerzeit beispielsweise jeden Morgen 30 Minuten spazieren zu gehen und regelmäßig lange Sitzzeiten zu unterbrechen. Summary: Physical activity tips from the 17th Century. The p...
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The decrease by almost 40% in physical inactivity in their leisure time in 70–81 year olds in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania in the 10-year comparison is to be welcomed (1). On reading the report of this very interesting population-based study, I was not quite clear whether the data on the very complex and multi-dimensional behavior of habitual phys...
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Considering pre-activity nutritional assistance can make a major contribution to improving athletes' performance in strenuous activities.