News tagged with fitness test
(HealthDay)—Men who are physically fit in middle age have a lower risk of developing and dying from certain cancers, new research indicates.
Cancer May 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
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 |
Young men who are obese in their early 20s are significantly more likely to develop serious ill health by the time they reach middle age, or not even make it that far, suggests research published in the online journal BMJ Op ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 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
It is estimated that there are 10 million cases of traumatic brain injury globally every year with mild traumatic brain injuries being responsible for 70-90% of these. Incidence is highest among young males.
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Heterosexual men pick up clues about other men's physical qualities from their dance moves just as heterosexual women do, say researchers at Northumbria University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The medical costs of obesity for the current cohort of children and adolescents in Maine could reach an estimated $1.2 billion over the next 20 years, according to a new study by a University ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic. ...
Pediatrics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Biking, running and walking are all good for you. But the strain can be tough if you're overweight, have arthritis or suffer from other joint problems or injuries. What to do? Just add water.
Health Oct 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
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 |
Techniques ranging from running to push-ups to sit-and-reach tests have been used to measure various aspects of fitness in children and adults. However, evidence is sparse on how well some of these techniques correspond to ...
Health Sep 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
British police officers should undertake an annual fitness test and face a pay cut if they repeatedly fail, a report said Thursday, after finding that half of London policemen were overweight.
Overweight and Obesity Mar 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0