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Social Networks Affect A Child's Physical Activity
2012-05-29 04:31:47

A study by a team of researchers at Vanderbilt School of Medicine recently found that children who have active peers engage in more physical activity themselves.

Possible Health Consequences Resulting From Long Commutes
2012-05-09 06:44:09

A new report in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine states that, as people move farther away from urban centers and commute longer distances via car, it can have greater health risks.

2012-05-08 09:52:07

As populations move even further away from urban centers, more people spend longer hours behind the wheel on their way to and from work.

2012-05-08 05:24:20

People are spending longer hours behind the wheel to and from work. While sedentary behavior is known to have adverse effects on cardiovascular and metabolic health, the impact of long commutes by automobile are less understood.

2012-04-02 23:02:21

Lady of America recommends non-weight bearing physical activity for mature women. Miami, FL (PRWEB) April 02, 2012 One of the most important things women

2012-03-14 13:47:25

Watching too much TV can worsen your genetic tendency towards obesity, but you can cut the effect in half by walking briskly for an hour a day.

2012-03-05 22:42:53

University of Granada researchers have confirmed that there is a significant direct relationship between the nutritional status of children and the person who prepares their meal.

Active Sports Video Games Not Increasing Exercise In Children
2012-02-27 09:09:40

A new study, published in Pediatrics, calls into question the health benefits of so-called active video games, in which players use their bodies to simulate sports or dancing.

2012-02-15 10:42:52

In a study that included data for more than 20,000 children and adolescents, higher amounts of time with moderate to vigorous physical activity were associated with better cardiometabolic risk factors (such as measures of cholesterol, blood pressure and waist size), regardless of the amount of time spent sedentary.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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