News tagged with fitness levels
Middle aged and out of shape? It's not too late to get fit—and reduce your risk for heart failure, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Scientific Sessions ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—People who exercise along with taking statins to lower their high cholesterol levels can dramatically reduce their risk of dying, a large new study suggests.
Cardiology Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
Using peer mentors to enhance school-day physical activity in elementary aged students has been given an A+ from Nova Scotia researchers.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new paper published this month by researchers at the University of Abertay Dundee suggests that anyone inspired to get fit by the Olympics and Paralympics can do so in just 60 seconds.
Health Sep 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Being physically fit during your 30s, 40s, and 50s not only helps extend lifespan, but it also increases the chances of aging healthily, free from chronic illness, investigators at UT Southwestern Medical Center and The Cooper ...
Health Aug 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
In 2005, Jeffrey Martin, Ph.D., professor of kinesiology, health and sport studies in Wayne State University's College of Education, found that children living in underserved communities are less physically active than their ...
Health Jul 14, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
According to the American Cancer Society, more than 11.4 million Americans are currently living with cancer. While cancer treatments are plentiful, many have negative side effects. Previous studies have indicated that a significant ...
Health Jun 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
An Indiana University study examining disparities in physical fitness levels between older adults who are patients of safety net community health centers (CHC) and those who are members of a medically affiliated fitness center ...
Health Jun 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of medical disorders ...
Cardiology May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—When looking for ways to get a heavy child moving, soccer could prove a winner.
Overweight and Obesity Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A regular walking routine significantly reduces the risk of Metabolic Syndrome, a condition which affects one in four people in the UK and can cause heart disease, strokes and cancer.
Health Feb 06, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—Individuals with higher midlife cardiorespiratory fitness levels are significantly less likely to develop all-cause dementia later in life, according to research published in the Feb. 5 issue ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
feet, ankles, knees and hips - contributes to both poor physical function and a reduced quality of life in obese children, according to a new study by Dr. Sharon Bout-Tabaku and colleagues, from Nationwide Children's Hospital ...
Overweight and Obesity Oct 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Obesity rates in North America are a growing concern for legislators. Expanded waistlines mean rising health-care costs for maladies such as diabetes, heart disease and some cancers. One University of Alberta researcher says ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Sweat drips down the face of a plump woman as she shuffles between exercise machines and pauses to greet passersby in Soweto's first outdoor gym, a new trend in South Africa, one of the world's fattest nations.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0