Cardiopulmonary and muscular effects of different doses of high-intensity physical training in substance use disorder patients: study protocol for a block allocated controlled endurance and strength training trial in an inpatient setting

Introduction Patients with substance use disorder (SUD) have high prevalence of lifestyle-related comorbidities. Physical exercise is known to yield substantial prophylactic impact on disease and premature mortality, and there seems…

Are yoga and physical activity determinants of quality of life in Polish adults? a cross-sectional study

Objectives Yoga is an ancient form of physical activity (PA) that encompasses meditation, stretching and breathing techniques. Although the benefits of PA and associated lifestyle interventions are clear, we here…

Game mechanics in eHealth interventions promoting self-management in young people with chronic diseases: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analyses from the eHealth Junior Consortium

Introduction Young people (aged 10–25 years) with chronic diseases are vulnerable to have reduced social participation and quality of life. It is important to empower young people to engage in…

Modification of social determinants of health by critical illness and consequences of that modification for recovery: an international qualitative study

Objectives Social determinants of health (SDoH) contribute to health outcomes. We identified SDoH that were modified by critical illness, and the effect of such modifications on recovery from critical illness.…

Acupuncture for emotional disorders in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a systematic review protocol

Introduction Emotional disorders are often observed in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD with emotional disorders leads to poor quality of life. This systematic review aims to assess the effectiveness of…

White rice, brown rice and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Objective Intake of white rice has been associated with elevated risk for type 2 diabetes (T2D), while studies on brown rice are conflicting. To inform dietary guidance, we synthesised the…

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