News tagged with muscle exercises
High-intensity, short duration warm up activities at half time intervals boost athletic performance, a study of soccer players has found.
Health May 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Sport and exercise academics at the University of Derby have discovered that wearing a heavy backpack during physical activity, such as that worn by the military on exercise, can significantly decrease performance.
Health May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 4
Even with a greater muscle mass, a sprinter cannot win a marathon. His specially-trained and strengthened muscles will fatigue faster than the endurance-trained muscles of a long distance runner. The research ...
Medical research May 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Exercising at the time of having a flu shot may increase the success of vaccination according to a University of Sydney researcher.
Immunology Apr 23, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
The old saying that you should wait at least 30 minutes after eating before you swim is based on the idea that after a big meal, blood will be diverted away from your arms and legs, towards your stomach's ...
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A Massey University researcher has found drinking alcohol after suffering a soft tissue injury significantly increases recovery times.
Health Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have isolated a previously unknown protein in muscles that spurs their growth and increased power following resistance exercise. They suggest that artificially raising the protein's ...
Medical research Dec 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (7) | 0 |
Patients who practice respiratory physical therapy exercises before elective cardiac surgery may reduce serious pulmonary complications later, finds a new evidence review from The Cochrane Library.
Cardiology Nov 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low antioxidant levels contribute to increased blood pressure during exercise for people with peripheral arterial disease, according to researchers at Penn State Hershey Heart and Vascular Institute.
Cardiology Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Physical exercise improves gait speed, muscle strength, fitness in patients with Parkinson's disease
Physical exercise, including treadmill, stretching and resistance exercises, appears to improve gait speed, muscle strength and fitness for patients with Parkinson disease (PD), according to a report of a randomized clinical ...
Parkinson's & Movement disorders Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
As men and women age, increasing quantities of fat tissue inevitably take up residence in skeletal muscle. A small study of older and younger men conducted at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at ...
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Jill Cressy was three hours into a six-hour class when she realized that her shoulders were tense, her back was aching and she was beginning to lose her focus. The issue wasn't the subject – Educational ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 04, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Just six months of exercise can improve memory, language, thinking and judgment problems by almost 50 per cent, says a study presented today at the Canadian Stroke Congress.
Cardiology Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
An international team of scientists have identified for the first time a key factor responsible for declining muscle repair during ageing, and discovered how to halt the process in mice with a common drug. Although an early ...
Medical research Sep 26, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (17) | 21 |
Presented last week at the British Science Festival, a new study by University of Aberdeen scientists will examine if the consumption of fish oil combined with weight training exercises could help protect ...
Health Sep 10, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (3) | 0