News tagged with physical activity
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(HealthDay)—Hispanic Americans meet more heart-healthy goals than other racial and ethnic groups in the United States, according to a new study.
Cardiology Nov 06, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
In a new study from Brigham and Women's Hospital, in collaboration with the National Cancer Institute, researchers have quantified how many years of life are gained by being physically active at different ...
Health Nov 06, 2012 | 4.4 / 5 (12) | 0 |
Many people in the U.S. do not walk, bike or engage in other forms of active transportation, missing an important opportunity to improve their cardiovascular health, concludes a new study in the American Jo ...
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A national study of older Americans shows those who have limited mobility and low physical activity – scientifically categorized as "frail" – are five times more likely to report that they often don't have enough to eat, ...
Health Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Adults with cerebral palsy may be able to reduce declines in muscle strength, improve function, and reduce cardiovascular and metabolic disease by avoiding sedentary behavior and engaging in ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—For patients with knee osteoarthritis, self-reported knee instability and fear of physical activity correlate with the likelihood of treatment response following a therapeutic exercise program, ...
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Regular physical activity may help older people reduce their chances of getting dementia.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Nov 01, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women who exercise regularly spend as much time sitting as women who don't, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
Health Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Cordoba links moderate physical activity in males with better hormone levels and sperm characteristics that favour reproduction compared to sedentary ...
Medical research Oct 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Using peer mentors to enhance school-day physical activity in elementary aged students has been given an A+ from Nova Scotia researchers.
Health Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
It's a tragic news story that often makes headlines – a young, healthy, fit athlete suddenly collapses and dies of cardiac arrest while playing sports.
Cardiology Oct 29, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Had a bad day? Extending your normal exercise routine by a few minutes may be the solution, according to Penn State researchers, who found that people's satisfaction with life was higher on days when they exercised more than ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Oct 25, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
The Biggest Loser might be a TV ratings winner, but its extreme depiction of exercise is more likely to turn people off than get them off the couch, according to new research from the University of Alberta.
Overweight and Obesity Oct 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—In older adults, physical activity is associated with less brain atrophy and white matter lesion (WML) load, according to a study published in the Oct. 23 issue of Neurology.
Health Oct 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Old Order Amish children are much more physically active and three times less likely to be overweight than non-Amish children, which may provide them with some long-term protection against developing Type 2 diabetes, University ...
Diabetes Oct 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0