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Latest Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Stories

2013-04-30 10:42:24

A new scientific statement from the American Heart Associations reminds physicians and people with congenital heart disease that regular physical activity is still important and should be promoted.

2013-04-17 16:25:26

Breast cancer survivors are among the women who could most benefit from regular physical activity, yet few meet national exercise recommendations during the 10 years after being diagnosed.

2013-03-18 23:01:33

In a poster presentation on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. Pacific Time, at the Society of Behavioral Medicine’s 34th Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions, Dr.

2013-03-13 18:04:51

Despite overwhelming evidence about the benefits of physical activity for children, most American youngsters are not meeting the federal recommendation of 60 minutes a day.

2013-03-08 01:06:13

French women are less likely to spend any time on physical activities including sport, exercise or even household chores, compared to women in Germany, Denmark, Sweden and the UK.

2013-02-28 16:29:15

Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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