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Doing just half the amount of recommended exercise can be enough to reduce the risk of serious illness, research from the Department for Health have found.
Cardiology May 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite overwhelming evidence about the benefits of physical activity for children, most American youngsters are not meeting the federal recommendation of 60 minutes a day.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay News) —Remember the physical education component of children's education? Many schools have cut back on P.E. classes, but a new study finds that might be a mistake.
Health Jan 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 5
By now, many New Year's fitness resolutions have likely been broken. But take heart, it's not too late to start over.
Health Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Olympic medallists live longer than the general population, regardless of country of origin, medal won, or type of sport played, finds a study in the Christmas issue published on BMJ today.
Health Dec 13, 2012 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 5 |
(HealthDay)—For women who love that great, self-satisfied feeling after a workout, a new study could be a disappointing surprise. Regular exercise, the study found, does not reduce the risk of an otherwise ...
Health Nov 30, 2012 | 3 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A new study led by the University of Leicester, in association with colleagues at Loughborough University, has discovered that sitting for long periods increases your risk of diabetes, heart disease and death.
Diabetes Oct 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—A study published in Pediatrics this morning by researchers at the University of Montreal offers positive news for Wii-loving teenagers and their parents: games such as Wii Sports and Da ...
Pediatrics Oct 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Women in Australia are exercising less and most are not eating nearly enough vegetables, researchers have found.
Health Sep 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Middle-aged adults who regularly engage in leisure-time physical activity for more than a decade may enhance their heart health, according to new research in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation.
Cardiology Aug 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children with more friends are more physically active than those with less, scientists from the University of Bristol have discovered. Research funded by World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) and the National ...
Health May 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
New guidelines from the American Cancer Society say for many cancers, maintaining a healthy weight, getting adequate physical activity, and eating a healthy diet can reduce the chance of recurrence and increase the likelihood ...
Cancer Apr 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In response to an urgent call from public health, health care, child care, and fitness practitioners, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP), with assistance from multiple partners, has developed two important ...
Health Mar 27, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0
People sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day if they get at least 150 minutes of exercise a week, a new study concludes.
Health Nov 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Preschoolers, even babies, need daily exercise, the British government says in its first-ever exercise advice for its youngest citizens.
Health Jul 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0