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2011-11-19 14:00:00

Employers worldwide are struggling with employee health costs caused by obesity related diseases. The major culprit? Many scientists believe it is the sedentary nature of the employeeâs work environment. This past week TrekDesk was promoted as a novel way to workout at work by the Cardiac Exercise Research Group (CERG) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 TrekDesk Treadmill Desks have been generating interest,...

2011-11-16 18:30:00

TrekDesk treadmill desks allow an individual to workout at work, walking all day at their desks. Rated highly by Forbes and U.S. News & World Report, the health benefits are multiple and the reviews from Alaska office and home users have been excellent. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) November 16, 2011 TrekDesk Treadmill Desk has received favorable reviews on national and regional radio and television stations around the country. Spotlighted for its value and health benefits by Fortune Magazine...

2011-10-11 07:00:00

The Latest Industry Report Details News and Analysis specific to the Treadmill Business Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) October 11, 2011 Treadmill-World.com announces the release of its third annual report, State of the Treadmill Industry (October 2011). âœThe past year in treadmills was a wild one.â said Robert Braun, Vice-President of Sales at Treadmill World. âœSales of treadmills continue to rise, but, maybe because the business is...

2011-07-23 00:00:42

Can water-based exercises and protocols make a serious dent in osteoarthritis sufferers' pain levels? According to results from a recent Utah State University study, they can by up to 24%. Middletown, PA (PRWEB) July 22, 2011 Can water-based exercises and protocols make a serious dent in osteoarthritis sufferers' pain levels? According to results from a recent Utah State University study, they can by up to 24%. Conducted by the University's John Worley Sports Medicine Research Center, the...

2011-06-18 00:01:04

Britain's Mo Farah, one of Salazar's stars, pulled out a stunning 26:46 10,000m at the Pre Classic. His time shattered the prior European record, which had stood for 12 years, giving rise to the question: What is Salazar's latest training secret? Middletown, PA (PRWEB) June 17, 2011 Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the world of elite running, Alberto Salazar has been called a genius"¦ and also a mad scientist. As he once explained, "If you want to achieve a high goal,...

2011-05-26 13:09:20

In the largest stroke rehabilitation study ever conducted in the United States, stroke patients who had physical therapy at home improved their ability to walk just as well as those who were treated in a training program that requires the use of a body-weight supported treadmill device followed by walking practice. The study, funded by the National Institutes of Health, also found that patients continued to improve up to one year after stroke, defying conventional wisdom that recovery occurs...

2011-05-25 14:38:41

In a first-of-its-kind study comparing human walking and running motions "“ and whether the hips, knees or ankles are the most important power sources for these motions "“ researchers at North Carolina State University show that the hips generate more of the power when people walk, but the ankles generate more of the power when humans run. Knees provide approximately one-fifth or less of walking or running power. The research could help inform the best ways of building assistive...

2011-04-14 08:14:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Researchers found that Parkinson's patients who walked on a treadmill at a comfortable speed for a longer duration (low-intensity exercise) improved their walking more than patients who walked for less time but at an increased speed and incline (high-intensity exercise). The investigators also found benefits for stretching and resistance exercises. "Our study showed that low-intensity exercise performed for 50 minutes, three times a week was the most beneficial in terms...

2011-04-13 12:58:27

New evidence suggests that walking on a treadmill at a comfortable speed and for longer duration is the most effective exercise to improve mobility in people with Parkinson's disease. That's according to the first randomized trial comparing three types of exercise training in Parkinson's disease. The late-breaking research will be presented at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 9, 2011, in Honolulu. "Difficulty walking is the greatest cause of disability in...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.