Browsing Research Articles (Physiology) by Title

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  • Jankun, Jerzy; Landeta, Philip; Pretorius, Etheresia; Skrzypczak-Jankun, Ewa; Lipinski, Boguslaw (Spandidos Publications Ltd., 2014)
    Iron salts are used in the treatment of iron deficiency anemia. Diabetic patients are frequently anemic and treatment includes administration of iron. Anemic patients on hemodialysis are at an increased risk of thromboembolic ...
  • Schoeman, Marelize; Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Suleman, Farhana Ebrahim; Louw, Liebie; Du Toit, Peet J. (Springer, 2018-01)
    INTRODUCTION : Knowledge of the normal arterial diameter at a given anatomical point is the first step toward quantifying the severity of cardiovascular diseases. According to several studies, parameters such as weight, ...
  • Du Toit, Peet J.; Naicker, Lee-Anne; Nortje, Evangeline; Kleynhans, Michael; Ferreira, Ronel; Gericke, Gerda J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-12-02)
    Met die toenemende klem op leefstylverwante gesondheid het die fokus vanaf die behandeling en genesing van siekte verskuif na voorkoming en gesondheidsbevordering. Alhoewel individuele welstandskomponente uitvoerig bestudeer ...
  • Du Toit, Peet J.; Wood, Paola Silvia; Grant, C.C. (Catharina Cornelia); Nortje, Evangeline; Fletcher, Lizelle; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Joubert, Annie M.; Ferreira, Ronel; Van Schoor, Albert-Neels; Joubert, Fourie; Gericke, Gerda J.; Kruger, P.E. (Pieter Ernst); Kleynhans, Michael; Kennedy, Justin J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-12)
    Die moderne leefwyse bring dikwels mee dat ons die belangrikheid van liggaamlike oefening uit die oog verloor. Ons toenemend passiewe leefwyse het gelei tot ’n aansienlike toename in die voorkoms van lewenstylsiektes soos ...
  • Terblanche, H.C.; Kleynhans, Michael; Janse van Rensburg, Dina Christina; Du Toit, Peet J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    Hypermobility syndrome (HMS) is observed in joints that extend beyond their expected range of motion. Results showed that from the total population, 25.17% of female subjects were at risk to only 11.04% of males.
  • Naicker, Lee-Anne; Du Toit, Peet J.; Nortje, Evangeline; Kleynhans, Michael; Ferreira, Ronel; Gericke, Gerda J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-10)
    Die begrip welstand het oor die afgelope dekades verander na gelang die lewenstyl van die samelewing met tegnologiese vooruitgang tred gehou het. Die hedendaagse siening is dat welstand in die eerste plek die verantwoordelikheid ...
  • Henning, E.; Kleynhans, Michael; De Villiers, Nico P.; Du Toit, Peet J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    Results obtained from the study indicate that the Cardio Stress Index (CSI) readings of both male and female university students were significantly higher (p < 0.05) than that of the training population. University students ...
  • Tsotetsi, A.; Du Toit, Peet J.; Soma, Prashilla (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    Eye-hand coordination is a visuomotor based technique that helps the eye and the hands to function as a single unit. The study investigates sports vision performance differences between male and female recruits in the ...
  • Naicker, Lee-Anne; Du Toit, Peet J.; Kleynhans, Michael; Kruger, Ernst H. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    A comparative study was conducted between training recruits (n = 138) and undergraduate university (n = 169) students to assess whether physical activity enhances visual skills. The results indicated that recruits, who ...
  • Hoosen, F.M.; Govender, E.; Meyer, Helgard Pieter (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    Fibromyalgia is a musculoskeletal disorder that mainly affects women. One of the main symptoms of this disorder is poor sleep quality. The aim of this study is to determine how sleep quality and quality of life are related ...
  • Ker, James A. (Libertas Academica, 2010)
    Left ventricular false tendons are thin, fibromuscular structures which traverse the left ventricular cavity. They are thought to be intracavitary radiations of the bundle of His. Usually these tendons span between the ...
  • Swanepoel, A.C. (Albe Carina); Nielsen, Vance G.; Pretorius, Etheresia (Springer, 2015-08)
    The process of blood clotting has been studied for centuries. A synopsis of current knowledge pertaining to haemostasis and the blood components, including platelets and fibrin networks which are closely involved ...
  • Pretorius, Etheresia; Bester, Janette (Impact Journals, 2016-07-15)
    OBJECTIVES : Type 2 diabetes patients (T2D) have a considerably higher cardiovascular risk, which is closely associated with systemic inflammation, and an accompanying pathologic coagulation system. Due to the complexity ...
  • Ferreira, Ronel; Fraser, William John; Botha, Karien; Cook, Elzaan; Du Toit, Peet J.; Gericke, Gerda J. (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013-12-09)
    In hierdie artikel bespreek ons die persepsies van onderwysers (n = 45) wat betref die voedingpraktyke van ’n steekproef laerskoolleerders en hul gesinne in ’n hulpbron-arm gemeenskap. Ons fokus spesifiek op die behoeftes, ...
  • Lebelo, M.T. (Maphuti); Joubert, Anna Margaretha; Visagie, M.H. (Michelle Helen) (Springer, 2019-10)
    Glucose is a crucial molecule in energy production and produces different end products in non-tumourigenic- and tumourigenic tissue metabolism. Tumourigenic cells oxidise glucose by fermentation and generate lactate and ...
  • Kell, Douglas B.; Pretorius, Etheresia (BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
    In a recent article, Koperdanova and Cullis 1 rehearsed the various interpretations of raised serum ferritin levels. In fact the most interesting question 2 is why does ferritin appear in serum at all? All modern network ...