Gerontology & Geriatrics

It's never too late to start exercising, new study shows

Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age, according to new research at the University of Birmingham.


Getting older adults to exercise

Generation 100, a comprehensive study from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) on the effects of exercise on aging, examines whether exercise actually prolongs life. But merely knowing that exercise ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Eye training to help children with dyspraxia

Children with a coordination disorder can improve skills like throwing and catching with new training videos developed by the University of Exeter.


Swipe away your drinking problem

An app has been developed that helps people struggling with alcohol addiction to reduce their alcohol intake, or to quit drinking completely.


Training during first half of menstrual cycle most efficient

Research at UmeƄ University provides new insights into when during the menstrual cycle it is advantageous to periodise your strength training. The results show that training that is concentrated to the first two week of ...


Simulation training to improve treatment injury prevention

Treatment injury prevention in New Zealand will benefit from a world leading operating room simulation training programme, developed and piloted at the University of Auckland and to be rolled out to hospitals from next year.

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