1.07 Recreation helps prevent arthritis & rehabilitate back problems. (active living, fitness, sport)
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Childhood physical activity may lead to stronger adult knee joint health
Being more physically active and fit in childhood is linked to greater knee cartilage and tibial bone health in adulthood and can reduce the likelihood of developing osteoarthritis.
A Healthy Dose of Green
A relatively modest investment in trees and forests can reap great rewards by reducing long term health care costs and increasing the health, well-being and productivity of current and future...
Arthritis and water exercise
The health benefits of exercising in water include: Increased muscle strength, enhanced sense of wellbeing, mood and sleep quality, decreased fear of general exercise, Improved oxygen intake,...
Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain
Physical activity is crucial to thinking and feeling. Aerobic exercise prepares the brain to learn, improves mood and attention, lowers stress and anxiety, helps stave off addiction, controls...
Impact of a School-Based Physical Activity Intervention on Fitness and Bone in Adolescent Females
A school based intervention for adolescent females effectively increased physical activity, cardiovascular fitness, and thoracic spine BMC.
Significant Reduction in Risk of Falls and Back Pain in Osteoporotic-Kyphotic Women Through a Spinal
Balance, gait, and risk of falls improved significantly with the 4-week SPEED program.
Dose-response of physical activity and low back pain, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis
PA can be effective in preventing low back pain (LBP) but prolonged, heavy loading can lead to low back pain. Specific exercises have not been found effective in treatment of acute LBP (Category...
Active for Life: A Call for Action. The Health Benefits of Physical Activity
All New Zealanders can improve their health and quality of life by including regular, moderate amounts of physical activity in their daily lives. The public health message has changed from an...
Benefits of Physical Activity
Regular participation in physical activity during childhood and adolescence:
• Helps build and maintain healthy bones, muscles, and joints.
• Helps control weight, build lean muscle, and reduce...