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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.

2014-03-26 08:28:18

CHICAGO, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ArcelorMittal, one of the world's leading steel companies, is encouraging people across the country to take steps toward a healthier lifestyle

Children Tend To Be More Active When Their Moms Are Too
2014-03-24 10:58:09

Mothers raising a small child may want to stay active just to keep up with their toddler, but according to a new study in the journal Pediatrics active moms establish a dynamic lifestyle pattern for their children as well...

Prolonged Sitting Doubles Risk Of Disability For Senior Citizens
2014-02-20 12:48:15

A new study is the first to show how prolonged sitting adds to the risk factor for disability. The findings show that sedentary behavior is almost as strong a risk factor for disability as lack of moderate exercise.

2014-02-06 23:01:50

TrekDesk reports on a new study linking physical activity to the longevity of male cancer survivors. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 TrekDesk Treadmill

2014-02-03 23:20:22

This February During American Heart Month World-Renowned Cardiologist Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, of Mount Sinai Heart Shares His Heart Disease Prevention Expertise New


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