Mon, 16 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTTime-poor people who do fewer repetitions during high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts may get better fitness benefits than those who complete more, according to a University of Stirling...
Mon, 16 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research suggests that a short session of moderate physical activity can reduce inflammation by activating a response at the cellular level.
Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study finds the risk of dementia onset is just as high for sedentary older adults as it is for those with a genetic predisposition for the disease.
Sat, 14 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTMeeting current exercise guidelines can be hard for older adults with arthritis, but a new study finds they need only meet a third of the recommendations.
Fri, 13 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTA new study links mild traumatic brain injury to greater neurodegeneration and memory decline in people at genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 08:00:00 PSTA new systematic Cochrane review analyzes existing studies on the benefits of yoga for reducing chronic, non-specific lower back pain.
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PSTWorries about the potential negative consequences of fat loss regimens for aesthetic purposes in normal weight females have been surfacing in the media.
Tue, 10 Jan 2017 07:00:00 PSTStudy suggests blood level of brain protein tau may serve as a marker of concussion severity and help doctors assess athletes' readiness to return to play.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:00:00 PSTA new study looks at different exercise patterns to see if 'weekend warriors' still get all the health benefits of daily physical activity.
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTResearchers at the National Institutes of Health found that the blood protein tau could be an important new clinical biomarker to better identify athletes who need more recovery time before safely...
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTWhat is a Jones fracture and what are metatarsals? Learn about when to see a doctor, diagnosis, complications, and tips for a good recovery.
Wed, 04 Jan 2017 06:00:00 PSTA 'living bandage' made from stem cells, which could revolutionise the treatment and prognosis of a common sporting knee injury, has been trialled in humans for the first time by scientists at the...
Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn research conducted in rats, investigators have shown for the first time the effect of rotator cuff tendon overuse, or tendinopathy, on surrounding tissues.
Sun, 18 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA new study published in The BMJ's Christmas edition finds that Pokémon Go can increase the number of steps taken daily, but the effect is not sustained.
Wed, 14 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTBut foot orthotics can work well, finds pooled analysis of available published data.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 08:00:00 PSTGiven that football players have a high risk of head trauma, a new study investigates if this also puts them at risk of brain degenerative disease.
Mon, 12 Dec 2016 02:00:00 PSTNew research from BYU exercise science professors finds that pro-inflammatory molecules actually go down in the knee joint after running.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew research presented in India suggests 1 hour of yoga each day significantly reduces blood pressure in patients with prehypertension.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTExercise intensity and semen quality have a complex relationship. Too much exercise can be bad and too little can be worse. New research finds the balance.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:00:00 PSTFootball at the college-level is associated with increased blood pressure and changes in size, shape, structure and function of the heart, especially among linemen, according to a new study...
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn a recent study, a simple exercise program carried out at home improved dialysis patients' walking performance and quality of life.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTIn BMJ Case Reports, doctors are warning of the dangers associated with injecting natural oils to improve muscle definition following a serious complication experienced by an amateur bodybuilder.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PSTA growing body of research continues to raise concerns about the effects of head trauma sustained while participating in popular contact sports, particularly football.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:00:00 PSTNew research tests the effect of aerobic physical activity on older patients with mild cognitive impairment. Changes in brain size and cognition are noted.
Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PSTIt is common knowledge that sports can extend life and improve heart health, but the question of which exercise is best has rarely been broached.