10/02/2017An international team of researchers and clinicians led by York University Professor Michael Riddell has published a set of guidelines to help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar.
20/01/2017Over 80 percent of young people with a learning disability would like to go to more clubs and gigs; citing music as having a huge impact on their lives. Mencap has announced a drive for people to volunteer for its Sidekicks scheme, which helps people with a learning disability get out to clubs, gigs and music festivals.
18/01/2017Personal and social goals may be effective in motivating older adults to exercise, according to a study this month in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
16/01/2017For the millions of older adults who live with osteoarthritis in their lower extremities (hip, knee, ankle or foot), chair yoga is proving to be an effective way to reduce pain and improve quality of life while avoiding pharmacologic treatment or adverse events.