News tagged with sedentary behavior

Plugged in but powered down

It's not news that being a couch potato is bad for your health. Lack of physical activity is associated with a range of diseases from diabetes to heart attacks. It now turns out that young men who have experienced ...

Apr 01, 2014
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US mothers from 1965 to 2010: More TV, less housework

New research from the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health shows that mothers in the U.S. are far less physically active than they were in previous decades and now spend more time engaged in sedentary ...

Dec 02, 2013
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What's motivating child's play?

Altering parents' and teachers' notion of risk taking behaviour can significantly increase children's physical activity suggests a study lead by University of Sydney researchers.

Apr 16, 2013
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Acute physical exercise improves executive function

(HealthDay)—Acute physical exercise improves executive function in children, adolescents, and young adults, according to a meta-analysis published online March 6 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

Mar 12, 2013
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