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Are Activity Monitors Fit for Exercise Research? Getting There, but Further Steps Needed

Activity monitors or fitness trackers are fun and informative gadgets to help track daily physical activity. But as a source of objective data for research on the health benefits of exercise, they're not yet fully up to speed, reports a paper in Progress in Preventive Medicine, the official journal of the European Society of Preventive Medicine. Show More Summary

OURA, An Intuitive Bluetooth Enabled Ring That Tracks How Changes in Sleep Affect Daily Activity

3 weeks agoHumor / odd : Laughing Squid

A post shared by ?URA (@ouraring) on Mar 2, 2015 at 2:10pm PST The OURA, is a high-tech stylish, bluetooth enabled, intuitive ring that uniquely looks at changes in sleep patterns, heart rate and physical readiness for daily activities. Show More Summary

Study: The family dog could help boost physical activity for kids with disabilities

(Oregon State University) The family dog could serve as a partner and ally in efforts to help children with disabilities incorporate more physical activity into their daily lives. A case study of one 10-year-old boy with cerebral palsy and his family's dog, found the intervention program led to a wide range of improvements for the child.

Physical inactivity linked to loss of independence

3 months agoHealth : Reuters: Health

(Reuters Health) - - Being physically inactive raises the risk of losing the ability to perform activities of daily living - both before and after a stroke - according to results from a long-term U.S. study.

'Pokémon Go' Players May Double Their Daily Step Counts

4 months agoNews : The Cutline

The popular smartphone game "Pokémon Go" can increase people's physical activity and appears to be particularly beneficial for overweight players, according to a new study. "'Pokémon Go' is probably one of the most popular mobile games in history," Hanzhang Xu, a graduate student at Duke University School of Nursing in Durham, North Carolina, told Live Science.

'Pokémon Go' Players May Double Their Daily Step Counts

The popular smartphone game "Pokémon Go" can increase people's physical activity.

Medical News Today: Is weekend exercise just as good as being active every day?

A new study looks at different exercise patterns to see if 'weekend warriors' still get all the health benefits of daily physical activity.

Study looks at Pokémon GO and physical activity among young adults

Objective To estimate the effect of playing Pokémon GO on the number of steps taken daily up to six weeks after installation of the game. Design Cohort study using online survey data. Participants Survey participants of Amazon Mechanical...Show More Summary

New findings on physical activity could shape treatment for mild Alzheimer's disease

(University of Kansas) Understanding the daily pattern in physical activity could be key to designing interventions, perhaps by targeting more physical activity in morning.

Exercise Can Mitigate the Negative Effects of Too Much Sitting at Work

9 months agoHealth / Weight Loss : CalorieLab

Sitting at a desk all day is awful for our health, but a new study finds that "just an hour" of physical activity daily can mitigate the harmful effects.

Yoga may not count toward 30 minutes of daily physical activity, but may have other benefits

Hatha yoga is an increasingly popular form of physical activity and meditative practice in the U.S. It is important to understand the calorie cost and intensity of yoga in relation to the national physical activity guidelines, which generally encourage 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week.

Researchers Gain Insight Into Diagnosing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

This article was originally published on Medical Daily. Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) is a debilitating and complex disorder that causes severe fatigue that is worsened by physical or mental activity and not improved by bed rest. While...Show More Summary

Mayo Clinic Minute: After-school snack ideas

After a long day at school, a nutritious snack can fuel your student's growing body and avoid an attitude meltdown. These afternoon servings of food provide energy for the daily physical activity that's recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics; and they can boost brain power for homework too. "The size of the snack and what's in it is important," […]

More frequent exercise therapy benefits bone strength in very low weight pre-term infants

A new study investigated whether increasing the frequency of physical activity intervention to twice daily has a greater effect on bone strength compared to a once daily intervention or no intervention at all. The findings demonstrate that the bone mass response to exercise in very low birth weight pre-term infants is dose-related.

Extra 1000 steps a day has benefits for children with type 1 diabetes

Keeping count of daily steps and boosting physical activity can really pay off for children with type 1 diabetes, according to new research.

Extra 1000 Steps a Day Has Benefits for Children with Type 1 Diabetes

Keeping count of daily steps and boosting physical activity can really pay off for children with type 1 diabetes, according to new research from the University of Adelaide and the Women's and Children's Hospital.

9 Ways to Sneak Physical Activity Into Your Daily Routine

12 months agoHumor / odd : mental_floss

Make the most of your limited hours with these creative fitness tips.

How Exercise Makes Your Brain Bigger, Better, and Stronger

Research is nailing down that putting regular physical activity into your daily routine is one of the best things you can do to keep your brain healthy.

TV Club: On Silicon Valley, tables are like Pied Piper—and the tables have turned

There’s a moment towards the end of “Daily Active Users” where Richard Hendrix is at a point lower than he’s ever been. Not for the physical circumstances of being curled up in Erlich’s bathtub, hair touching a drain that desperately needs cleaning, but for the absolute weariness in his revelation to Jared that he’s decided to liquidate Pied Piper. Show More Summary

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