(Medical Xpress)—If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
Even as policy makers and health experts point to an increased need for exercise, more than half of four-year colleges and universities in the United States have dropped physical education requirements compared ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Most people know the usual vital signs, like blood pressure, temperature and pulse. But what about exercise?
Health Jan 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Physical inactivity is a major public health problem that has both social and neurobiological causes. According to the results of an Ipsos survey published on Monday 31 Dec., the French have put "taking up ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 04, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (2) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Though heart problems or heatstroke generally are to blame for a young athlete's sudden death, experts now know that carrying an aberration called the sickle cell trait also poses substantial ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
on purpose – quicker than their male counterparts, and live a more sedentary life than they do, according to a study by the University of Vigo. Results show that 56.1% of female students are considered binge drinkers, as ...
Health Dec 28, 2012 | 3.8 / 5 (4) | 2
Six weeks of weight training can significantly improve blood markers of cardiovascular health in young African-American men, researchers report in the Journal of Human Hypertension.
Cardiology Dec 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell.
Health Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Hair care and maintenance issues are primary factors that deter African-American women from exercising, a major health concern for a group that has the highest rates of overweight or obesity in the country.
Health Dec 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—As temperatures fall during the winter months, the risk for heart attacks rises for people with heart conditions and those engaging in rigorous physical activity.
Health Dec 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Aerobic training is the best mode of exercise for burning fat, according to Duke researchers who compared aerobic training, resistance training, and a combination of the two.
Health Dec 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
(HealthDay)—Exercise duration is improved by exercising with a virtual partner, especially with a moderately superior partner, according to a study published in the October issue of the Annals of Behavioral Me ...
Health Dec 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |