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Active Wii sports video games and some Wii fit activities may increase adultsâ€™ energy expenditure as much as moderately intense exercise, according to research presented at the American Heart Associationâ€™s Scientific Sessions 2009.
The benefits of moderate physical activity to general health and well-being are well known. It is recommended that people engage in 150 minutes per week of moderate intensity physical activity, equivalent to 30 minutes each day 5 times a week.
After a heart attack, some people are hesitant about when to resume sex, but U.S. physicians say this is an important topic to discuss with doctors. One of the toughest issues to address with patients is talking about sex, Dr.
Most people meet 2008 physical activity guidelines for U.S. adults of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity per week, health officials said.
By Lee Davidson Deseret News Health and Human Services Secretary Mike Leavitt says adults would gain substantial health benefits from 2.5 hours a week of moderate aerobic activity, while children need an hour or more of physical activity a day.
By Nanci Hellmich The government has raised the bar for physical activity levels -- and nobody's exempt, not even children or older adults. And exercise researchers couldn't be happier. The new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, released Tuesday by the U.S.
Adults gain substantial health benefits from two and a half hours a week of moderate aerobic physical activity, and children benefit from an hour or more of physical activity a day, according to the new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
By DeTurk, William E Scott, Lisa Benz ABSTRACT Purpose: Physical therapists have engaged in cardiac rehabilitation (CR) and pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) for decades, but the extent of their current involvement in this practice area is unclear.
Increased exercise capacity reduces the risk of death in African-American and Caucasian men, researchers reported in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.
By Orsega-Smith, Elizabeth M Payne, Laura L; Mowen, Andrew J; Ho, Ching- Hua; Godbey, Geoffrey C Lack of social support and low self-efficacy are important barriers to regular exercise and physical activity.