News tagged with physical fitness
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The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Heterosexual men pick up clues about other men's physical qualities from their dance moves just as heterosexual women do, say researchers at Northumbria University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 28, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
It is estimated that there are 10 million cases of traumatic brain injury globally every year with mild traumatic brain injuries being responsible for 70-90% of these. Incidence is highest among young males.
Neuroscience Mar 12, 2013 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
Who hasn't forgotten someone's name, misplaced their glasses or walked into a room and not remembered why they entered? Normal age-related memory decline affects more than half of all seniors, and those over 80 are the most ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 29, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Playing street football two or three times a week could halve the risk of early death in homeless men. Research led by the Universities of Exeter and Copenhagen, out today, shows the positive impact of street football on ...
Health Oct 02, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Muscle performance and fitness are partly determined by how well your muscle cells use sugar as a fuel source. In turn, exercising improves the muscle's ability to take up sugars from the bloodstream and burn ...
Genetics Nov 30, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Sweat drips down the face of a plump woman as she shuffles between exercise machines and pauses to greet passersby in Soweto's first outdoor gym, a new trend in South Africa, one of the world's fattest nations.
Health Apr 05, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Regular, brisk walking after having a stroke could help boost your physical fitness, mobility and quality of life, according to research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Cardiology Mar 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
A high heart rate (pulse) at rest is linked to a higher risk of death even in physically fit, healthy people, suggests research published online in the journal Heart.
Cardiology Apr 15, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
New research by medical students working in the Breathe Well Centre of Research Excellence at the UTAS School of Medicine has revealed swimming has health benefits for young people with asthma, with no adverse effects on ...
Inflammatory disorders May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
even if your body weight has not changed or increased -- you can reduce your risk of death, according to research reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
Cardiology Dec 05, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0