Contrary to popular belief, the benefits of physical activity do not outweigh the risks of cardiovascular disease associated with drinking sugar-sweetened beverages, according to a new study led… read more.
Clocking up high weekly levels of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity is linked to a lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease in overweight/obese people with type… read more.
People with arthritis who report more negative feelings about how they are aging tend to get less physical activity and perceive themselves as less healthy, according to a… read more.
Only 20-25 minutes of moderate-to vigorous-physical activity every day may offset the heightened risk of death from a sedentary lifestyle, researchers reported Oct. 24, 2023 in the British Journal… read more.
Even though epidemiological evidence has been controversial regarding the optimal timing of physical activity for weight management, the hours of 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. appear to be… read more.
Simple home workouts using exercise apps can effectively reduce depressive symptoms in healthcare workers and could be a major tool to combat the global mental health crisis in… read more.
Promoting physical activity and other behavioural support can help people wanting to reduce their smoking to quit in the short-term. However, after nine months, physical activity delivers no… read more.
Regular physical activity can improve adolescents’ mental health and help with behavioural difficulties, research suggests. Engaging in regular moderate to vigorous physical activity at age 11 was associated… read more.
University of South Australia researchers are calling for exercise to be a mainstay approach for managing depression as a new study shows that physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than… read more.
Interrupting prolonged sitting with periodic activity “snacks” may help maintain muscle mass and quality, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Toronto. Daniel Moore, an associate… read more.
Many young people spend much of their time using digital screens which may reduce their engagement in physical activity. But children have always been sedentary during most of… read more.
Daily moderate to vigorous physical activity of at least 20 minutes undertaken by persons in early old age (70-75 years) might be the best way to avoid, in… read more.