Tag: "exercise" at biology news
Even moderate caloric restriction lowers cancer risk in mice
...ers also looked at exercise. A moderate amount of exercise
did lower the number of polyps but the difference ...different combinations of caloric intake, fat, and exercise
in an effort to determine effective intervention combinations that have the potential to be tested i...
Walking aids older women's arterial elasticity, helping heart
...ze of the change relative to the simplicity of the exercise
involved and the short time required to see a marked improvement in elasticity. An earlier study by the University of Colorado team had found similar benefits in healthy middle-aged and older men....
New findings represent the first aerobic capacity QTLs identified in genetic models
...ite evidence and evolutionary support that aerobic exercise
capacity is an inherited trait of primary importan...enomic research on aerobic capacity has focused on exercise
as a proactive action that affects quantitative measures such as body composition, muscle mass, bloo...
Gender differences in fatigue explained by the use of the body's aerobic pathways
...tion compared the fatigue produced by an identical exercise
protocol in men and women under two different cond...ely task-dependent and might change if the type of exercise
Physical effort does not automatically lead to worsening of fibromyalgia symptoms
...es of subjects with fibromyalgia undertaken during exercise
indicated a blunted response. It is known that healthy subjects, exercise
induces activation of muscle sympathetic nervous activity, as well as more general SNS activity, esp...
Basic motion measuring technology may be alternative to more expensive testing procedures
...ary. The study took place during an 8-day training exercise
at sea aboard an amphibious assault ship resembling a small aircraft carrier. Testing consisted of two estimations of total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) in kcal by the DLW method (Reference Standard), but expensive; and pedometers worn on the sh...
Tibetans retain resistance to the oxygen-deficient disorder hypoxia regardless of altitude
... acute hypoxia with cardiac-pump reserve capacity, exercise
performance, oxygen transport ability, and activation of the autonomic nervous system. Results During acute hypoxia, the lowlander group displayed: (1) decreased in physical work capacity; (2) a decrease in arterial oxygen partial pressure and satura...
Leptin linked to obesity and blood clots
... in your bloodstream, however. So for now diet and exercise
remain the best way to prevent blood clots and the strokes and heart attacks they cause. Eitzman and his research team also are studying the relationship between leptin and insulin sensitivity to try to discover why diabetics have a higher-than-norma...
Labor-inducing folklore alive and well among pregnant women
... into trouble if she decides to start an exercise
regimen at the very end," Schaffir said. Schaffir doesn't put much faith in folkloric suggestions, although he said that certain recommendations - such as having sex or ...
Getting adults to exercise may hinge on providing paths and pretty scenery
...re accessibility of facilities, the opportunity to exercise
and having pleasant surroundings. Less important w...ally active and are worried about their safety may exercise
in places other than their own neighborhood. U.S. data from the Centers for Disease Control and Pre...
Intracoronary gene therapy trial shows promise for treatment of angina
...effectiveness of the treatment, patients underwent exercise
treadmill testing at 4 weeks and 12 weeks followin...peutic angiogenesis showed a larger improvement in exercise
ability compared to those patients in the placebo group. The therapy appeared to be safe and well to...
Treadmill exercise tests point out hidden heart disease
...dies have strongly affirmed the value of treadmill exercise
tests in diagnosing heart disease in middle-aged w...ay that it's not necessary to do routine treadmill exercise
tests on people without symptoms, but our studies suggest that for those with high cholesterol or ot...
Biological evidence can persuade people to change unhealthy habits
...ors, such as smoking, obesity, alcohol and lack of exercise
are responsible for nearly half of the leading causes of American deaths, according to the review, published in the April issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Increasing awareness that one has some personal risk of harm, or has alrea...
Findings conclude sustained caffeine intake negates the benefits of creatine supplements
... use of the muscles' short-term fuel stores. Some exercise
physiologists believe that caffeine might improve ...ngle and repetitive high-intensity, short-duration exercise
tasks such as weightlifting, sprinting, and cycling. It is a popular nutritional supplement that is...
Muscle gene influences fat storage in mice; may be target to prevent or treat obesity and diabetes
...isk. Results showed that healthy eating and daily exercise
reduced participants' risk by 58 percent, an even bigger drop than with medicine. Myostatin may also be a good target for agricultural applications, since blocking the activity of myostatin might increase the efficiency of meat production and decreas...
Scientists urge that the patient physical should now include this advice: 'Get off the sofa and get active'
...nseling on physical activity leads to an increased exercise
regimen by patients. Moreover, the family doctor is almost always the most trusted and authoritative source for health recommendations. Conclusion The authors acknowledge the barriers physicians have to such an effort, which include a reduced amount...
Wild jaguar photographed in Arizona
...ent ecological types, the result of a prioritizing exercise
using GIS software and data from across the jaguar's entire range. WCS has begun to implement this range-wide program, funded by the car company, Jaguar North America, over a five-year period. The program has brought together experts from throughout ...
Cave men diets offer insights to today's health problems, study shows
...hropologist Loren Cordain, professor of health and exercise
science at Colorado State University and author of "The Paleo Diet" (John Wiley & Sons, 2002). Watkins and Cordain conducted detailed chemical analysis of the meats people ate 10,000 years ago and compared those results to the most common meat people...
Experts offer the skinny on search for healthy fat
...Watkins and Loren Cordain, professor of health and exercise
science at Colorado State University, and author of "The Paleo Diet" (John Wiley & Sons, 2002), has shown that corn-fed cattle produce meat that is high in omega-6 fat. But the same study, published in the January issue of the European Journal of Cl...
What remains to be discovered in Central American forests
...research and conservation, told the audience: This exercise
to establish priorities for the future at the international level and with a common agenda is extremely essential and represents an important regional contribution to the international conservation movement. It is easier to convince people to conse...
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