News tagged with exercise

Related topics: physical activity · brain · diet · weight loss · obesity

Putting the balance back into aging lives

Increased frailty in the elderly means a higher risk of falls, fractures, lack of independence and an overall decreased quality of life. Now a new study from Massey University's School of Sport and Exercise has highlighted ...

Sep 30, 2016
popularity9 comments 0

Spironolactone benefits exercise tolerance in HFpEF

(HealthDay)—For patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) with an exercise-induced increase in the ratio between early mitral inflow velocity and mitral annular early diastolic velocity (E/e'), ...

Oct 18, 2016
popularity0 comments 0

Physical exercise

Physical exercise is any bodily activity that enhances or maintains physical fitness and overall health. It is performed for many different reasons. These include strengthening muscles and the cardiovascular system, honing athletic skills, weight loss or maintenance and for enjoyment. Frequent and regular physical exercise boosts the immune system, and helps prevent the "diseases of affluence" such as heart disease, cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and obesity. It also improves mental health and helps prevent depression. Childhood obesity is a growing global[citation needed] concern and physical exercise may help decrease the effects of childhood obesity in developed countries.

This text uses material from Wikipedia, licensed under CC BY-SA

Subscribe to rss feed