Health

Walking for health benefits just got easier to track

In an ongoing study exploring walking for health across the adult lifespan, University of Massachusetts Amherst kinesiology researchers found that walking cadence is a reliable measure of exercise intensity and set simple ...

Health

Is interval training really a superior exercise?

If your New Year's resolutions included more exercise, you're not alone. Every January, gyms and weight rooms across the country are flooded with people determined to improve their health through exercise. Recently, more ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Exercise during pregnancy improves health, reduces complications

Physical activity is a critical component of achieving a healthy pregnancy – with fewer complications and better physical and emotional wellness for the mother, and better outcomes for the baby – according to new national ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

A little anger in negotiation pays

During negotiations, high-intensity anger elicits smaller concessions than moderate-intensity anger, according to a new study by management and business experts at Rice University and Northwestern University.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

High-intensity exercise delays Parkinson's progression

High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson's disease and decreases worsening of motor symptoms, according to a new phase 2, multi-site trial led by Northwestern Medicine ...

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