News tagged with exercise physiology
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Sprinters competing in the 2012 Olympics might assume their championship performance is the result of their fuel-efficient physiology.
Other Aug 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
New research from scientists at McMaster University reveals exercise-related testosterone and growth hormone do not play an influential role in building muscle after weightlifting, despite conventional wisdom suggesting otherwise.
Medical research Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a longitudinal study of 6,250 children from across the US, researchers found that, when compared with children who were never obese, boys and girls whose obesity persisted from the start of kindergarten through fifth grade ...
Overweight and Obesity Jun 14, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
Altitude training is a popular technique among athletes preparing for a competition, especially expert runners. Much research has been conducted on how to do it, at what altitude to train, how to modify workouts and how long ...
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In this story writer Jenny Hall talks with Greg Wells about the relationship between type 2 diabetes and exercise.
Diabetes May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Mouthguards are used by almost everyone participating in sports. These devices, typically purchased over-the-counter and used on the upper teeth, are designed to protect against broken teeth and an injured tongue. Recently, ...
Health Apr 25, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
In response to an urgent call from public health, health care, child care, and fitness practitioners, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), with assistance from multiple partners, has developed two important ...
Health Mar 27, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
Overweight people who shed pounds, especially belly fat, can improve the function of their blood vessels no matter whether they are on a low-carb or a low-fat diet, according to a study being presented by Johns Hopkins researchers ...
Health Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Researchers at the Universities of Bath, Oxford and Toulouse have been looking at how adipose tissue (fat) plays a dynamic and active role during exercise and physical activity.
Medical research Feb 28, 2012 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
If you have stable cardiovascular disease, it is more than likely that you can safely engage in sexual activity, according to an American Heart Association scientific statement.
Cardiology Jan 19, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at McMaster University have found that brief high intensity workouts, as little as six sessions over two weeks, rapidly lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics, offering a potential fix for patients who struggle ...
Health Dec 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
One of the most recent, popular supplements for athletes looking to boost performance comes in the form of a naturally-occurring amino acid called L-arginine.
Other Nov 22, 2011 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
While most people only gain about a pound of weight during the holiday season, that pound may never come off, increasing the likelihood of becoming overweight or obese and the risk of related health problems, according to ...
Health Nov 22, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 0
Football players experience repeated head trauma throughout their careers, which results in short and long-term effects to their cognitive function, physical and mental health. University of Missouri researchers ...
Health Nov 09, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Doctors should not only treat the heart muscle in chronic heart failure patients, but also their leg muscles through exercise, say researchers in a study published today in the Journal of Applied Physiology.
Cardiology Oct 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0