News tagged with fitness test

Getting fit in middle age can reduce heart failure risk

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 ...

May 15, 2013
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Fit for surgery?

(Medical Xpress)—Age should not be a barrier to having an operation, fitness should be the key measure, is the finding of new research from Newcastle University.

Jun 12, 2013
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Aerobic exercise boosts brain power

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 ...

Dec 13, 2012
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