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  1. Found: 1-12 of 15 entries
  2. Impact of aquatic exercise on functional capacity, balance, and fatigue in MS
    2017 - Asia

    Aquatic exercise training improved functional capacity, balance, and perceptions of fatigue in women with MS.

  3. Diet and PA based interventions in pregnancy on weight gain and outcomes
    2017 - Asia

    Diet and physical activity based interventions during pregnancy reduce gestational weight gain and lower the odds of caesarean section.

     

  4. Effects of aerobic exercise on brain metabolism & grey matter in older adults
    2017 - Germany

    Stable choline concentrations in the intervention group over the 3 month period might indicate a neuroprotective effect of aerobic exercise. Choline might constitute a valid marker for an effect of...

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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. Environmental Facilitators and Physical Activity of Older Adults
    2017 - Finland

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

  11. 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.  

  12. 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...

  13. Physical activity and Disability in Older Adults
    2017 - USA

    A structured physical activity intervention reduces reported severe mobility disability and difficulty on mobility tasks in older adults with functional limitations.

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  • Leisure Information Network (LIN)
  • Alberta Recreation and Parks Association

On Behalf Of:

  • Canadian Parks and Recreation Association (CPRAA)

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