Latest National Physical Activity Guidelines Stories

2006-07-21 00:15:00

LONDON (Reuters) - Children need to do more exercise than recommended in international guidelines to reduce their risk of developing cardiovascular disease, a team of researchers said on Friday.

2005-08-06 15:03:41

High levels of physical activity, such as running, swimming or heavy gardening during leisure time can reduce your risk of stroke, according to a study reported in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

2005-08-06 10:41:21

High levels of leisure-time physical activity -- such as swimming, running or heavy gardening -- can cut your stroke risk, the results of a Finnish study suggest.

2004-11-25 03:00:18

The schools, the family, communities, government, states, localities, industry - all have been implicated for the epidemic of obesity in American children and youth today, and all will be important players in any potential solution.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.