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What makes people stick with exercise—and what doesn’t

October 10, 2019

The hardest thing about keeping up with visits to the gym or an early morning date with a…
Bristol researchers lead new national guidance on how to stay fit and healthy

September 9, 2019

The physical activity guidelines issued today by the four Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, offer…
Lifestyle Factors Partly Explain the Relationship between Low-Grade Inflammation and Depressive Symptoms

June 25, 2019

In addition to biological factors, lifestyle choices play an important role in the association between mental health and…
VR slow training for a future without falls

June 17, 2019

An elderly woman balances on one leg while watching a television display. What do you think she’s doing?…
Tackling Torn Tendons

June 14, 2019

With more outdoor activities during summer months,  the risk of a tendon injuries increases, and the rate of…
Get them moving before kindergarten

June 13, 2019

Physical activity in early childhood may have an impact on cardiovascular health later in life, according to new…
Sticking to sports can help kids adjust

June 4, 2019

Thinking of getting your child to take up a sport that involves a coach or instructor? Good news:…
Recovery twice as hard for survivors of childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia

May 30, 2019

Nearly 90 per cent of children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) survive, yet the same treatments that save…
Why kids should be encouraged to play more than one sport

May 29, 2019

While many parents are heeding the advice of experts and resisting the urge to have their kids focus…
Mobile App With Activity Tracker Promotes Physical Activity in Women

May 27, 2019

A mobile phone app designed to promote physical activity, combined with an activity tracker and brief personal counseling,…
Older people less anxious, more active and less likely to fall in retirement communities

March 27, 2019

A new report shows older people benefit from improved physical and mental health in retirement communities, resulting in…
A television in the bedroom?

March 22, 2019

Having a television in the bedroom during the preschool years can lead to mental and physical health problems…
Light physical activity linked to lower risk of heart disease in older women

March 20, 2019

Light physical activity such as gardening, strolling through a park, and folding clothes might be enough to significantly…
Should children lift weights?

January 24, 2019

Lifting weights is not the invitation to injury and developmental issues in young people that it was once…
The effects of video game-based exercise in preschool-aged children

January 9, 2019

The prevalence of childhood obesity has more than doubled (6.5 percent to 16.9 percent) in the United States…
People with mental health issues need to be encouraged to be more physically active

December 30, 2018

People, who are suffering from serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia or bipolar disorder, usually have worse physical…
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