Leg Skinfold Thicknesses and Race Performance in Male 24-Hour Ultra-Marathoners (Report)

Leg Skinfold Thicknesses and Race Performance in Male 24-Hour Ultra-Marathoners (Report)

A number of physiological, anthropometric, and training variables seem to influence running performance, depending upon the length and duration of performance; among these variables, the relation between skinfold thicknesses and running performance has been especially discussed (1-6). More than 20 years ago, Hagan et al reported that apart from other variables, the sum of seven […]

Deliberating About Race As a Variable in Biomedical Research (Original Articles)

Deliberating About Race As a Variable in Biomedical Research (Original Articles)

‘Race’ in research ethics is a thoroughly contested social construct and concept, and how it is understood and applied is not self-evident or clear. Race as a variable in a research protocol needs a rational and democratic deliberation, as its admissibility can seldom be settled by alleged ‘hard scientific facts’. Hegel proposes deliberation of the […]