News tagged with physical activity

A device to prevent falls in the elderly

The EPFL spin-off Gait Up just put an extremely thin motion sensor on the market. It can detect the risk of a fall in an older person and is equally useful for sports and physical therapy.

Jan 17, 2014
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Just 1 in 4 US teens gets enough exercise

(HealthDay)—Although U.S. health experts recommend that kids engage in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity for at least 60 minutes daily, only one in four actually does so, according to a report released ...

Jan 08, 2014
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Lower fat content and exercise for the diet of adolescents

The prevalence of excess weight and obesity among adolescents and, as a result, the concomitant problems, has increased considerably in recent years. A study by the UPV/EHU has confirmed that, irrespective of the total calories ...

Jan 08, 2014
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