Genetics

Genetic background associated with physically active lifestyle

In a large international study, researchers at Uppsala University have identified DNA regions that are associated with physical activity or leisure screen time. The findings, published in Nature Genetics, confirm that physical ...

Pediatrics

Reducing screen time increases physical activity in children

Many young people spend much of their time using digital screens which may reduce their engagement in physical activity. But children have always been sedentary during most of their awake time. This has been shown every time ...

Health

High levels of workplace exercise linked to early death

Men with highly physical jobs appear to have a significantly higher risk of early death compared with men who have largely inactive jobs, suggests a study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.

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