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Article ID: 702208

Nutrition Has a Greater Impact on Bone Strength Than Exercise

University of Michigan

One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength.

17-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 702044

Do mobile messages about HPV work?

University of Georgia

New research from the University of Georgia suggests that in the case of HPV, health care providers shouldn’t place too much faith in the smart device alone to get their message across.

11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Article ID: 701967

Study to Explore How Cognitive Development Shapes Attitudes About Physical Activity

Iowa State University

Iowa State researchers want to know how the emotional connection we develop with physical activity as children influences behaviors throughout our lifetime. They suspect our prefrontal cortex, which regulates emotions, plays a significant role.

10-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences


Article ID: 701834

Study: Sexes Differ When It Comes to Comfort During and After Exercise

University at Buffalo

Study is the first to highlight sex differences in thermal behavior and could one day inform the development of new athletic apparel.

8-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT

Article ID: 701721

Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant health and fitness apps actually have little to do with health

University of North Carolina Health Care System

UNC researchers led by Arlene Chung, MD, MHA, reviewed more than 300 apps in the health and fitness categories of app stores for hands-free, voice-activated assistants, including Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant; they found very few had a clear health focus.

5-Oct-2018 10:50 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 701597

ACSM, EXOS Announce Partnership to Enhance Fitness Industry

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

American College of Sports Medicine continued its aggressive partnership expansion strategy by announcing a new agreement with EXOS, a leader in workplace wellness and human performance for more than two decades.

4-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 701580

New U.S. Report Card Reveals Near-Failing Grade for Physical Activity in Children, Youth

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA) released its 2018 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. The Report Card includes grades for nine specific indicators, individual state data, and recommendations for how grades can be improved.

3-Oct-2018 2:30 PM EDT


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Article ID: 701289

Exercise Helps Bones, but Not Metabolism, in Ovarian Function Loss

American Physiological Society (APS)

Exercise may reduce the risk of osteoporosis associated with the loss of ovarian function, but fitness may not protect against related metabolic changes and weight gain, a new study reports. The findings will be presented today at the American Physiological Society’s (APS) Cardiovascular, Renal and Metabolic Diseases: Sex-Specific Implications for Physiology conference in Knoxville, Tenn.

28-Sep-2018 1:15 PM EDT

Article ID: 697364

Interactive Web Site Aims To Reduce Yoga Injuries

Manhattan Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Emergency room visits for yoga injuries have increased 70% in the past five years for over 36 million Americans who practice yoga. To make yoga safer for everyone and to prevent yoga-related injuries, Loren Fishman, MD, has launched YIP—Yoga Injury Prevention (YIP.Guru), a searchable interactive web site.

1-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT

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