News tagged with physical activity
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Return-to-play decisions should commonly follow post-exertion neurocognitive testing, researchers find
(Medical Xpress)—Too many athletes may be going back onto the field, court or rink too soon after a concussion, according to a new study that recommends athletes undergo post-exertion neurocognitive testing before being ...
Health Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research at Oregon State University suggests the health benefits of small amounts of activity – even as small as one- and two-minute increments that add up to 30 minutes per day – can be just as beneficial ...
Health Jan 29, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (8) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—High body mass index (BMI) significantly increases the risk of chronic low back pain later, according to a study published in the Jan. 15 issue of Spine.
Health Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with invasive, non-metastatic colorectal cancer, increased recreational physical activity is associated with reduced all-cause mortality, while prolonged sedentary time correlates ...
Cancer Jan 23, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Using active transport to commute to work can reduce the weight gain common to most adults. According to an Australian study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, urban residents who drive to wor ...
Overweight and Obesity Jan 23, 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
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The pattern of blood flow in the prefrontal cortex in the brains alters with age during multi-tasking, finds a new study in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Neuroscience. Increased blood volume, measured using oxygen ...
Neuroscience Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Extraversion does not just explain differences between how people act at social events. How extraverted you are may influence how the brain makes choices – specifically whether you choose an immediate or delayed reward, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 17, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0
People suffering from chronic inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease and asthma—in which psychological stress plays a major role—may benefit from mindfulness meditation techniques, ...
Immunology Jan 16, 2013 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
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
(Medical Xpress)—With New Year's resolutions upon us, new research from the University of Alberta offers encouragement for parents who want to achieve fitness for the whole family.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
More Albertans may be benefiting from physical activity, but there's still plenty of room for people to get moving, according to a new survey.
Health Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—If you want your daughter to feel better about her body, a Murdoch University researcher says to shift the focus from appearance to function.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 08, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 1
(Medical Xpress)—Higher body mass index (BMI) and physical inactivity are associated with more than a two-fold increase in risk for mortality among women with endometrial cancer, new research by the Yale ...
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