Health

Sleep and fitness go hand-in-hand

The University of Saskatchewan's (USask) Dr. Heather Foulds (PhD) and her team of students have conducted a new study which confirms the connection between sleep and physical activity among middle-aged women.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fitness trackers are revealing COVID's long-term effects

Wearable fitness trackers such as Fitbits or the Apple Watch can help track people's recovery from COVID-19 and are revealing just how long-term that recovery is, according to a new study.

Health

Restoring health and fitness with exercise

If COVID-19 restrictions have kept you home exercising less and eating more, it could be affecting your health as could the stress, boredom and isolation of this time. Exercise can help.

Pediatrics

Lockdowns may affect children's fitness

Research has found that strict lockdowns to reduce the spread of COVID-19 might be responsible for delaying normal cardiorespiratory development in children.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A link between new diabetes cases and COVID-19

People with certain underlying health conditions, such as diabetes, are at greater risk of severe illness from COVID-19. And now it appears that there also may be a relationship between severe COVID-19 infections and new ...

Neuroscience

Blink: The link between aerobic fitness and cognition

Although exercise is known to enhance cognitive function and improve mental health, the neurological mechanisms of this link are unknown. Now, researchers from Japan have found evidence of the missing link between aerobic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Is it OK to exercise when you're sick?

If you are sick and plan to exercise this cold and flu season, experts say to use your head—and recognize the body's warnings signs.

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