Sports medicine & Kinesiology

The right sports bra could increase your running performance by 7%

Running is one of the most accessible forms of exercise with an array of proven cardiovascular and musculoskeletal benefits, and an added bonus of increased mental health. Good-quality running gear, such as the right pair ...

Health

Olive oil by-product could aid exercise

New research has found that a natural by-product of olive oil production could potentially have antioxidant benefits and support exercise.

Neuroscience

Nitric oxide signaling in health and disease

In a recently published review article in Cell, researchers Jon Lundberg and Eddie Weitzberg at the Department of Physiology and Pharmacology at Karolinska Institutet summarize research in nitric oxide (NO) with a focus on ...

Cardiology

Exercise + sauna = better cardiovascular function

New research suggests that adding a regular 15-minute sauna to an exercise routine may improve cardiovascular risk factors more than exercise alone. The study is the first randomized controlled trial to explore the long-term ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Exercise boosts blood flow to the brain, study finds

It's not just your legs and heart that get a workout when you walk briskly; exercise affects your brain as well. A new study by researchers at UT Southwestern shows that when older adults with mild memory loss followed an ...

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