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Ballroom dancing is more intensive for the female partners due to their unique hold technique

Lifestyle Disease
Author
M Vaczi et al.
Used Parameters : BW, PBF

Publication Year : 2016

Country : Hungary

Journal : Physiology International

In this study, we tested the hypotheses that, relative to the maximum capacities, ballroom dancing is more intensive for females than males, and that the hold technique (female vs. male) regulates dancing intensity. Ten dance couples were tested in a maximal treadmill test, competition simulation, and stationary dance hold position. Peak heart rate and relative oxygen consumption were measured during the tests, except that oxygen consumption was not measured during competition simulation. Regardless of gender, heart rate increased …
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