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[Apr 03 2017]
Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
High walkability of the living environment provides opportunities for physical activity in old age.
[Mar 26 2017]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Bone Strength From Childhood to Early Adulthood
Canadian researchers found that teenagers who are less active have weaker bones.
[Mar 20 2017]
Gardening is Beneficial for Health
Gardening provides a wide range of health outcomes, such as reductions in depression, anxiety, and body mass index, as well as increases in life satisfaction, quality of life, and sense of...
[Feb 14 2017]
Physical activity and Disability in Older Adults
A structured physical activity intervention reduces reported severe mobility disability and difficulty on mobility tasks in older adults with functional limitations.
[Feb 12 2017]
Guide and Scout Participation, Childhood Social Position and Mental Health at Age 50
Youth programmes that support resilience and social mobility through developing the potential for self-reliance and collaboration in natural environments may be protective of mental health in...
[Jan 23 2017]
Physical Activity Slows Biological Aging
A low amount of physical activity appeared to create a biological age gap of eight years between those women who exercised and those that did not.
[Jan 23 2017]
Sport Participation and Academic Performance in Higher Education
Participation in formal sporting activities is associated with higher grades among university students.
[Dec 27 2016]
Running—It Does the Brain Good
In this study the runners showed greater function connectivity within several areas of the brain, including the frontal cortex, where cognitive functions like planning, decision-making and the...
[Dec 27 2016]
Neighbourhood Environments, Children’s Physical Activity, and Sedentary time
Mixed land use and many playgrounds and sport venues was associated with less television viewing on weekends.
[Dec 06 2016]
Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Academic Achievement in Children
Lower levels of physical activity and higher levels of sedentary time and particularly their combination were related to poorer reading skills in boys.
[Dec 05 2016]
Are Canadian kids too tired to move?
The report urges Canadians to create policies, strategies, and facilities and re-establish year-round outdoor play, transportation, recreation and sport as norms.
[Nov 20 2016]
Higher Fitness Reduces Risk of Death after first Heart Attack
Higher baseline exercise capacity was independently associated with a lower risk of early death after a first myocardial infarction.