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As millions of Americans resolve to live healthier lives in 2015, research shows just how important diligent daily physical activity is. The researchers found that reducing daily physical activity for even a few days leads to decreases...Show More Summary
I’ll admit it: my personal experience with wearable technology is limited to FitBit, which tracks my daily physical activity and uploads it to an online fitness program. But recently, the University of London took wearables to a whole new level....
CORVALLIS, Ore. – A recent Oregon survey about an exercise DVD that adds short breaks of physical activity into the daily routine of elementary school students found it had a high level of popularity with both students and teachers,Show More Summary
A primary school in Udine with 90 percent foreign students has become a "scuola in movimento" (moving school) in an attempt to appeal to more Italian families. Kids will do some sort of daily physical activity, while some classes will be taught unconventionally (e.g., math is now located in the... More »
On days when people exercise more -- typically Thursdays to Sundays -- they drink more alcohol, too. This is the only study to use smartphone technology and a daily diary approach for self-reporting physical activity and alcohol use...
Thursdays to Sundays are when people both exercise more and drink more Study used smartphones to record daily alcohol intake and physical activity Findings differ from past research on physical activity and exercise CHICAGO --- A new...Show More Summary
Parents of obese children often do not recognize the potentially serious health consequences of childhood weight gain or the importance of daily physical activity in helping their child reach a healthy weight, a study shows. "Parents have a hard time changing their child's dietary and physical activity behaviors," said the study's lead author. Show More Summary
Higher rates of depression and anxiety among adults undergoing dialysis could be associated with their impaired physical exercise capability and reduced daily physical activity, researchers have found. Hemodialysis is a life-preserving treatment for hundreds of thousands of Americans with kidney failure. Show More Summary
Michigan State University researchers have found a link between memory and fitness that highlights yet another reason why we should all try and build some sort of physical activity into our daily routines.
For anyone, television has the potential to increase the risk of obesity and heart disease. This is especially true among those that, on a daily basis, spend more time watching television than being physically active. Children face the very same risk, but it extends much, much further than obesity and future health problems.
People who enjoy life maintain better physical function in daily activities and keep up faster walking speeds as they age, compared with people who enjoy life less, according to a new study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). read more
Our girl Demi Lovato is in serious training mode, y'all. We all know the singer is all about daily mental affirmations to ground and center herself. Now she's getting in on some physical activity in preparation for her Neon Lights tour, which kicks off in February. She hilariously shared her sweaty experience just now on Twitter.
Preschool-aged children require the majority of their waking day, approximately 11 hours, to achieve their recommended daily physical activity, a Vanderbilt study published in Obesity found.
Most people know that one of the keys to reducing or preventing health problems is to get more exercise, but determining how to best integrate physical activity into their daily lives - and having access to exercise programs - remains...Show More Summary
Most people know that one of the keys to reducing or preventing health problems is to get more exercise, but determining how to best integrate physical activity into their daily lives — and having access to exercise programs — remains a significant hurdle to clear on the path to a healthier lifestyle. read more
Nokia Motion Monitor beta Nokia motion monitor beta tracks your physical activity based on your motion and steps. Your activity intensity is primarily shown on a timeline where your daily details are visible including step count. The...Show More Summary
If you want to achieve and maintain a healthy weight, you have to be physically active. In fact, the surgeon general recommends getting at least 30 minutes of moderately intense activity a day in addition to your usual daily activities. Show More Summary
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that students aged 6 to 17 participate in at least 60 minutes of physical activity daily, which has been proven to increase physical health and self-esteem, reduce obesity, anxiety and stress, and prevent disease. Show More Summary
Half of all UK seven year olds are sedentary for six to seven hours every day, and only half clock up the recommended daily minimum of moderate to vigorous physical activity, indicates new research.