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Self-rated Physical Fitness in Midlife an Indicator of Dementia Risk

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[05/03/2014] How would you rate your own physical fitness? Is it good, satisfactory or maybe even poor? Surprisingly, your answer may reveal your future risk of getting dementia.Self-rated Physical Fitness in Midlife an Indicator of Dementia Risk - Read more

Exercise in Middle Age Protects against Muscle Weakness Later in Life

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Photo: Man and woman exercising [16/12/2013] A cross-sectional study by investigators from Tokyo University has found that exercising in middle age is a protective factor against sarcopenia and effective in maintaining muscle strength and physical performance.Exercise in Middle Age Protects against Muscle Weakness Later in Life - Read more

Yoga Accessible for the Blind with New Program

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Photo: Color-coded map [18/10/2013] In a typical yoga class, students watch an instructor to learn how to properly hold a position. But for people who are blind or can't see well, it can be frustrating to participate in these types of exercises. Now, a team of computer scientists has created a software program that watches a user's movements and gives spoken feedback on what to change to accurately complete a yoga pose.Yoga Accessible for the Blind with New Program - Read more

Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds

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Photo: Chubby couple [02/10/2013] Some overweight older adults don't need to lose weight to extend their lives, but they could risk an earlier death if they pack on more pounds. In fact, the nationwide study found that people who were slightly overweight in their 50s but kept their weight relatively stable were the most likely to survive over the next 16 years.Older Adults Live Longer With A Few Extra Pounds - Read more

Moving More May Lower Stroke Risk

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Photo: Man and woman exercising [19/07/2013] Here's yet another reason to get off the couch: new research findings suggest that regularly breaking a sweat may lower the risk of having a stroke.Moving More May Lower Stroke Risk - Read more

Handicapped More Likely to Be Obese

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Photo: Belly and crutch [05/07/2013] Adults with a disability are more likely to be obese or extremely obese than those without a disability according to a study led by researchers at The University of Texas School of Public Health (UTHealth).Handicapped More Likely to Be Obese - Read more

Dietary Supplement Linked to Increased Muscle Mass in the Elderly

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[01/07/2013] A supplemental beverage used to treat muscle-wasting may help boost muscle mass among the elderly, according to a new study. The results were presented at The Endocrine Society's 95th Annual Meeting in San Francisco.Dietary Supplement Linked to Increased Muscle Mass in the Elderly - Read more

Soccer Training Improves Heart Health of Men with Type 2 Diabetes

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Photo: Men playing soccer [31/05/2013] Soccer training improves heart function, reduces blood pressure and elevates exercise capacity in patients with type 2 diabetes. Soccer training also reduces the need for medication.Soccer Training Improves Heart Health of Men with Type 2 Diabetes - Read more

Seniors: Cardio and Weight Training Reduces Access to Health Care

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Photo: Elderly woman doing yoga [15/05/2013] Forget apples – lifting weights and doing cardio can also keep the doctors away, according a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.Seniors: Cardio and Weight Training Reduces Access to Health Care - Read more

Physical Exercise in the Fight against Osteoporosis

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Photo: Elderly woman exercising [13/05/2013] Montserrat Otero, PhD holder in Physical Activity and Sports Sciences of the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country, has designed a physical exercise program which is based on very basic, rudimentary materials and which significantly improves upper and lower limb strength as well as static and dynamic balance in women with postmenopausal osteoporosis. Physical Exercise in the Fight against Osteoporosis - Read more

 
 

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