News tagged with physical exercise

Soccer scores a health hat trick for hypertensive men

Playing soccer (football) could be the best way for people with high blood pressure, known as hypertension, to improve their fitness, normalise their blood pressure and reduce their risk of stroke. Research from Universities ...

Oct 15, 2012
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Physical therapy, not a knee brace, aids in ACL recovery

Wearing a knee brace following anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery has no effect on a person's recovery. However, strength, range-of- motion, and functionality exercises provide significant benefits, and other new therapies ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Improving confidence keeps breast cancer survivors exercising

(Medical Xpress)—More than 40 percent of older breast cancer survivors are insufficiently active after leaving a supervised program. But new research shows that those women who developed behavioral skills such as self-confidence ...

Oct 04, 2012
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