Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism

Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism/Physiologie appliquée, nutrition et métabolisme is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by NRC Research Press. It was established in 1976 as the Canadian Journal of Sport Sciences and later renamed Canadian Journal of Applied Physiology before obtaining its current name. It is a bimonthly journal that covers research on physiology, nutrition, and metabolism aspects of human health, physical activity, and fitness; in addition to the regular 6 issues per volume, it often publishes supplemental theme issues. Papers appear on the Web in advance of the print issue and are available in both PDF and HTML formats. The impact factor in 2009 was 1.968. The editor in chief is Terry Graham (College of Biological Sciences, University of Guelph).

Publisher
NRC Research Press
Country
Canada
History
1976–present
Impact factor
1.968 (2009)

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Neuroscience

Using exercise to reduce glutamate build-up in the brain

In a new study published today in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, scientists from the University of Guelph have found that exercise has the potential to decrease toxic build-up in the brain, reducing the severity ...

Health

Building muscle without heavy weights

Weight training at a lower intensity but with more repetitions may be as effective for building muscle as lifting heavy weights says a new opinion piece in Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism.

Health

Get fit post-Olympics in just 60 seconds, say researchers

(Medical Xpress)—A new paper published this month by researchers at the University of Abertay Dundee suggests that anyone inspired to get fit by the Olympics and Paralympics can do so in just 60 seconds.

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