News tagged with physical activity
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The key to motivation in physical activity may be feeling inadequate. One Kansas State University researcher found that those who exercised with a teammate whom they perceived to be better increased their workout time and ...
Health Nov 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Both very high and very low levels of physical activity can accelerate the degeneration of knee cartilage in middle-aged adults, according to a new study presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North ...
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(Medical Xpress)—Physical activity rather than food has the biggest impact on children's weight according to new data from the Lifestyle of our Kids (LOOK) longitudinal study.
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low muscle strength in adolescence is strongly associated with a greater risk of early death from several major causes, suggests a large study published on the British Medical Journal website today.
Health Nov 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A collaborative guidebook involving Kansas State University researchers is helping individuals, families and communities improve the health of Hispanic populations.
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Young children who attend daycare on a regular basis are 50% more likely to be overweight compared to those who stayed at home with their parents, according to a study by researchers at the University of Montreal and the ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Among older adults, physical activity may protect against heart failure, as indicated by lower levels of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and cardiac troponin T (cTnT), ...
Cardiology Nov 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A low-cost exercise program run by Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City has significantly improved pain, function and quality of life in participants with osteoarthritis, according to new research.
Arthritis & Rheumatism Nov 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Children need a minimum of seven minutes a day of vigorous physical activity, demonstrates recently published findings by University of Alberta medical researchers and their colleagues across Canada.
Health Nov 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A touch-screen computer to help detect malnutrition in older adults has been created by a team of researchers led by the University of St Andrews.
Health Nov 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(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, ...
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