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Latest Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Stories

2014-06-09 14:24:28

Physical activity after breast cancer diagnosis has been linked with prolonged survival and improved quality of life, but most participants in a large breast cancer study did not meet national physical activity guidelines after they were diagnosed.

Sedentary Behaviors Keep Night Owls From Regular Exercise Routines
2014-06-04 08:14:54

A new study published in the journal Sleep suggests that night owls are more sedentary and may have a harder time maintaining a regular exercise routine.

Daily 20-Minute Walks Could Help Seniors Stave Off Major Disability
2014-05-28 08:42:28

Moderate exercise is the key to good health in nearly every situation. That is especially true for older adults, according to countless commercials and public health sources.

2014-05-23 23:10:36

Health Benefits Of Exercises And Physical Activities For Adults And Elderly, a new report on the website Vkool.com reveals positive effects of physical activity and exercise on physical and mental

2014-05-20 11:09:05

Increased physical activity among women who had gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) can lower the risk of progression to Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

Regardless Of Their Weight, Children Who Exercise Have Better Body-fat Distribution
2014-05-20 03:42:14

Maybe the numbers on the scale aren't alarming, but that doesn't mean that healthy-weight children get a pass on exercising, according to a new University of Illinois study published in Pediatrics.

2014-04-30 11:48:46

Low levels of physical capability (in particular weak grip strength, slow chair rise speed and poor standing balance performance) in midlife can indicate poorer chances of survival over the next 13 years, while greater time spent in light intensity physical activity each day is linked to a reduced risk of developing disability in adults with or at risk of developing knee osteoarthritis.

2014-04-07 10:35:51

Today, experts from the Too Fit to Fracture Initiative presented the results of an international consensus process to establish exercise recommendations for people with osteoporosis, with or without spine fractures.

2014-04-01 14:33:26

Early strengthening activities can lead to a decrease in cardiometabolic health risks in children and adolescents.


Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.