Journal of Applied Physiology

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Exercise gives older men a better brain boost

New research suggests that the relationship between physical and brain fitness varies in older adults by virtue of their sex. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

Diabetes

Diabetic nerve damage may increase energy needed for walking

A new study suggests that diabetes-related nerve damage (peripheral neuropathy) may reduce the amount of energy stored by the Achilles tendon during walking. The tendon connects the back of the heel to the calf muscles. This ...

Health

When it comes to exercise, quality trumps quantity

(HealthDay)—You've probably heard that you need to get at least 150 minutes of moderate exercise every week. But a study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology suggests that a mix of different types of exercise ...

Medical research

Breakthrough for kinesiologists studying metabolic protein

San Francisco State University researchers have discovered a new method for testing levels of a tiny but hugely important protein—"AMPK"—in human muscle cells. "AMPK is the gas gauge that tells each cell in your body ...

Health

Getting enough sleep may help skin wounds heal faster

Getting more sleep may help wound healing, and a nutrition supplement may also help, according to a new study. The paper, published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology, was chosen as an APSselect article for ...

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