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2013-12-04 15:52:43

Exercise may benefit older people with dementia by improving their cognitive functioning and ability to carry out everyday activities, according to a new systematic review published in The Cochrane Library. However, the authors of the review did not see any clear effect of exercise on depression in older people with dementia and say that more evidence is needed to understand how exercise could reduce the burden on family caregivers and health systems. Due to people living longer, rates of...

Moms Spend More Time Watching TV, Less Time On Physical Activity
2013-12-03 04:32:36

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online US mothers spend more time watching television and participating in other sedentary activities than they do cooking, cleaning and exercising combined, according to new research appearing in the December edition of the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The study, led by University of South Carolina exercise scientist and epidemiologist Edward Archer, is a follow-up to a study published earlier this year which claimed that women...

2013-11-27 23:02:45

Sports Reaction Center, a Bellevue sports physical therapy center, uses NASA-produced technology to help athletes successfully return to their respective sports. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 With the National Football League (NFL) season in full swing, staying in prime physical condition is of the utmost importance for players—but unfortunately for those athletes, they are becoming increasingly vulnerable to a common injury: a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), which is...

It's Never Too Late To Start Exercising For Your Health: Study
2013-11-27 08:24:14

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online If you think you’re too old to start exercising, think again. New research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine suggests that becoming physically active in your sixties could help keep you from becoming seriously ill and may even ward off dementia. According to a BBC News report, the study followed nearly 3,500 healthy men and women with an average age of 64 and found that those who started exercising were three...

Kids Cardio Health On the Decline
2013-11-20 10:41:26

[ Watch the Video: Kids Aren't Getting Enough Exercise ] redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Modern-day children are approximately 15 percent less fit from a cardiovascular standpoint than their parents were as kids, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas on Tuesday. Lead researcher Dr. Grant Tomkinson of the University of South Australia's School of Health Sciences and his colleagues...

2013-11-19 23:33:34

The National Exercise and Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) offers a Functional Training Specialist program with a focus on performance and posture. The training can help prepare weekend warriors and serious athletes for New Year’s resolutions related to health and exercise. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 As the holidays approach – candy at Halloween, excess at Thanksgiving and a full month of decadence in December with parties and celebrations – many...

2013-11-19 23:00:57

Program includes Indian Fusion & Yoga Mudras, Affirmations & Qibath, Belly Dancing, and Qigong. Island Park, NY (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 Endorphins Mind & Body Collection has released a program to help people suffering from depression to regain control of their lives. Yvette Vega is a Director for Neurobehavioral Research whose Principal Investigator is Ronald Brenner, M.D. Neurobehavioral Research conducts clinical trials for Generalized Anxiety, Major Depression, Bipolar...

2013-11-18 10:53:19

A study of almost 400 former elite male athletes shows that former status as an elite athlete reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in later life by 28%. The research appears in Diabetologia, the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD), and is by Dr Merja Laine, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland, and colleagues. The study of Finnish male athletes follows-up on work that began in 1985, when a questionnaire was sent to 1,518 former athletes and...

2013-11-16 23:02:51

The new article covers 12 new tips on how to run faster that help people improve their running speed effectively. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 16, 2013 The new article on the site Vkool.com introduces to people useful tips on how to run faster and better without having to join in any harsh training workout. The article is suitable for those people who actually want to develop their sprinting speed and boost their athletic performance fast. At the beginning of the article, the author...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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