Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Delaying dementia: VR games may be the next big thing

While virtual reality may once have seemed like something out of "Back to the Future," the technology is now here to stay. A new report by CNET claims the gaming platform may even be older adults' next super weapon in the ...

Sports medicine & Kinesiology

Humans run at the most energy-efficient speed, regardless of distance

As race season approaches, many runners have the same goal: go faster. But in a study publishing April 28 in the journal Current Biology, researchers show that speeding up might require defying our natural biology. By combining ...

Pediatrics

Hype up fitness to support kids' health post-lockdowns

As COVID-19 reaches record levels in the UK, health experts are calling for a focus on children's physical fitness as new research reveals concerning changes to children's health and physical fitness following the pandemic.

Pediatrics

Sports improve concentration and quality of life

Physically fit primary school pupils feel better and can concentrate better. They are more likely to make it to higher-level secondary grammar schools than children with less sporting abilities. This has been confirmed for ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Physical fitness linked to lower risk of Alzheimer's disease

People who are more physically fit are less likely to develop Alzheimer's disease than people who are less physically fit, according to a preliminary study released today, February 27, 2022, that will be presented at the ...

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