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Article ID: 700633

New School of Thought: In-Class Physical Exercise Won't Disrupt Learning, Teaching

University of Michigan

As childhood obesity rates rise and physical education offerings dwindle, elementary schools keep searching for ways to incorporate the federally mandated half-hour of physical activity into the school day.

Released:
17-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Education

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    11-Sep-2018 11:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 700269

Sarcolipin Tricks Muscle Cells into Using More Energy, Burning Fat

Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute

Ever wonder why you burn fat and heat up when you exercise or shiver? Now, researchers at Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) have shown that sarcolipin, a small peptide only found in muscles, increases muscle energy expenditure and fat oxidization. The study was published today in the journal Cell Reports.

Released:
10-Sep-2018 2:50 PM EDT

Article ID: 700236

Jog Your Memory: Treadmill Desks Don't Hinder Thinking but Can Hamper Memory

University of Michigan

If you've ever tried to recall a recently learned phone number while using a treadmill workstation, you know it can be tough. That's because working memory isn't as efficient when using a treadmill workstation as when sitting or standing, a new University of Michigan study found.

Released:
10-Sep-2018 9:35 AM EDT
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Article ID: 699388

Back on Track

Childrens Hospital Los Angeles

Doctors do the darndest things. Take the one who walked right up to Dan Thomas, MD, at a lecture, got into the ready position, and proceeded to perform several squats as Thomas watched, puzzled.

Released:
5-Sep-2018 7:05 PM EDT
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    5-Sep-2018 2:00 PM EDT

Article ID: 699794

Study: Walk More to Reduce Heart Failure Risk

University at Buffalo

In addition to reducing overall heart failure by 25 percent, increased physical activity benefited two heart failure subtypes defined by cardiac function: reduced ejection fraction, which typically has a worse prognosis, and preserved ejection fraction, which is more common in older adults, especially women and racial-ethnic minorities.

Released:
30-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT
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Article ID: 699668

Discouraged by current exercise recommendations? New Beaumont research shows significant cardiac benefit with less exercise

Beaumont Health

Middle-aged and older women who exercise moderately to vigorously, three times a week for at least 30 minutes, were able to significantly reduce cardiac risk factors in just six months.

Released:
28-Aug-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699430

Research Reveals Dangerous Midlife Switch of Ditching Activity to Sit Still

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

People are falling into a trap of greater inactivity during middle age, according to new research from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), which calls for its findings to be considered in future national physical activity guidelines.

Released:
23-Aug-2018 11:05 AM EDT
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    21-Aug-2018 8:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 699216

Dehydration Alters Human Brain Shape and Activity, Slackens Task Performance

Georgia Institute of Technology

Sweating up a storm doing yard work? This is what your brain might be doing: Reasonably customary dehydration led to shape changes in the brains of test subjects in a new study. And neuronal firing patterns got nosier. The subjects' average performance of a motor task also slipped markedly.

Released:
20-Aug-2018 10:00 AM EDT

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