Physical Activity May Ward Off Heart Damage
Physical activity can lower the risk of heart damage in middle-aged and older adults and reduce the levels of heart damage in people who are obese, according to research published today in JACC: Heart Failure.
Exercise associated with improved heart attack survival
Chances of survival increased as amount of exercise roseExercise is associated with improved survival after a heart attack, according to research published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology. The chances of survival increased as the amount of exercise rose.
Intensive aquatic resistance training decreases body fat mass and improves physcial function in women with mild knee osteoarthritis
Aquatic resistance training significantly decreases body fat mass and increases walking speed, i.e., physical function in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis. The effect of aquatic resistance training on walking speed are long lasting and are maintained one-year after training is ceased. However, higher overall…
Leisure-time physical activity is related to cartilage health and quality health in knee osteoarthritis
Higher leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) level promotes cartilage health in postmenopausal women with mild knee osteoarthritis (OA). This was observed in a study carried out in the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at University of Jyväskylä, Finland. This study investigated the relationship between 12-month…
What exercises burn the most calories?
Researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) have calculated for the first time the real energy expenditure in different training programs, including both aerobic and anaerobic contribution.
Quality of life with those with advanced cancer improved through walking
Walking for just 30 minutes three times per week could improve the quality of life for those with advanced cancer, a new study published in the BMJ Open journal has found.
Interrupting sitting time improves blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes
A new study published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) suggests that a ‘Sit Less’ intervention – breaking sitting with standing and light-intensity walking – may be an alternative to structured exercise to promote blood sugar control…