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  2. [Jul 20 2017] Exercise Therapy in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: Review and Meta-analysis
    2017 - England

    Exercise therapy appears to be well tolerated and beneficial across clinically relevant outcomes in patients with JIA.

  3. [Jul 17 2017] Acute effects of walking in forest environments on cardiovascular and metabolic parameters
    2011 - Asia

    Habitual walking in forest environments may lower blood pressure and have beneficial effects on blood adiponectin and DHEA-S levels, and habitual walking exercise may have beneficial effects on...

  4. [Jul 13 2017] Effects of resistance training on cardiovascular function in PD patients
    USA

    Progressive RT improved cardiovascular autonomic dysfunction in patients with Parkinson's Disease.

  5. [Jul 10 2017] The economic benefits of Plano’s park and recreation system
    2017 - USA

    This study illustrates that parks, trails, recreation centers, and sports fields in Plano are key economic drivers that contribute millions in economic benefits annually to the city as a whole.

  6. [Jul 06 2017] Qualitative study of caregivers’ participating in structured physical activity program
    2017 - Canada

    Caregivers valued the exercise programme, experienced positivity through exercise and the group-based format, and noticed improvements to their physical and emotional well-being.

  7. [Jun 30 2017] Association between active commuting and heart disease, cancer, and mortality
    2017 - England

    Cycle commuting was associated with a lower risk of CVD, cancer, and all cause mortality.

  8. [Jun 26 2017] MPA Associated with Cerebral Glucose Metabolism in Adults
    USA

    People at risk for Alzheimer's disease who do more moderate-intensity physical activity, but not light-intensity physical activity, are more likely to have healthy patterns of glucose metabolism in...

  9. [Jun 22 2017] Moderators of Exercise Effects on Depressive Symptoms in Multiple Sclerosis: A Meta-regression
    2017 - USA

    Exercise significantly improves depressive symptoms among people with multiple sclerosis.

  10. [Jun 22 2017] Exercise to prevent falls in older adults: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
    2016 - England

    Exercise as a single intervention can prevent falls in community-dwelling older people. Exercise programmes that challenge balance and are of a higher dose have larger effects.

  11. [Apr 03 2017] Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
    2017 - Finland

    High walkability of the living environment provides opportunities for physical activity in old age. 

  12. [Mar 26 2017] Physical Activity, Sedentary Time, and Bone Strength From Childhood to Early Adulthood
    2017 - Canada

    Canadian researchers found that teenagers who are less active have weaker bones.  

  13. [Mar 20 2017] Gardening is Beneficial for Health
    2017 - Japan

    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...

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