Tag: "exercising" at biology news
Getting adults to exercise may hinge on providing paths and pretty scenery
...may be the key to getting adults off the couch and exercising
regularly, according to a recent study. Public health strategies to promote physical activity are now strongly emphasizing the role of environmental influences to create opportunities and remove barriers to people being more active in their daily li...
Honey shines in athletic research, has scientific community abuzz
...y could operate as a time released muscle fuel for exercising
muscles. Our second experiment suggested that honey would be a good carbohydrate source to replenish muscles. However, our last study convinced us that honey can improve endurance exercise capacity," concluded Dr. Kreider. This research demonstrates ...
Study: 'Pill' may cancel some bone-building benefits of exercise
...xercising group maintained bone throughout and the exercising
group went up, Weaver says. These young, college-age women were already losing bone if they werent exercising. Weaver suggests this may change the way researchers look at the development of osteoporosis.We didnt expect 18- to 30-year-old women to alr...
Sidebar: new trial should lead to better understanding of why exercise is an effective treatment for depression
... studies was whether the supportive atmosphere of exercising
in a group, with other similar patients and trainers, had any effect on relieving the depression," Blumenthal said. "At the completion of this trial, we should be better able to determine how much of the benefit was derived from exercise and how m...
Honey may be the ideal pre-workout energy source
...ct of the ingestion of honey on endurance athletes exercising
to exhaustion. These results should be available by December, 2000....
UF nutritionist: Better to vow to eat healthy for new year
...a healthy lifestyle, exercise more if they are not exercising
and eat a healthy diet. Those are good resolutions," Bobroff said. "The losing weight resolution is often a source of great frustration for people, so I would go for the healthy lifestyle. This is something people can control." Bobroff said anyo...
Exercise improves learning and memory
...s began the study. The group of mice that had been exercising
made a beeline for the platform. In contrast, the .... Examination of the tissue slices showed that the exercising
mice displayed twice as much long-term potentiation compared to their sedentary counterparts. And, a...
CU studies suggest exercise protects body against negative effects of stress from brain to cell
...ponses to stress. The results indicated regularly exercising
rats release less norepinephrine -- an adrenaline-...rences in bacterial inflammation between groups of exercising
rats and sedentary rats, both of which also were stressed. Researchers know that stress in sedentar...
Duke study: Exercise may be just as effective as medication for treating major depression
... plans to begin a new study to gauge the effect of exercising
ina less-supportive atmosphere, and he also plans to include a placebo group.Blumenthal suggested that exercise may be beneficial because patients areactually taking an active role in trying to get better. "Simply taking a pill is very passive," he s...
Even in the Amazon jungles, treatment for heat exhaustion is the same as it is right here at home
...if you're in the heat longer than expected, you're exercising
beyond yourlevel of safety, or you have a medical condition that makes you susceptible,know the symptoms of heat exhaustion and take immediate action if needed.Failure to do so can push your body into heatstroke, requires professional,emergency inter...
UF Researcher Finds Way To Slow The Aging Process
...t against heart disease. In addition, he says that exercising
moreand eating less -- both of which have been promoted for years as ways tostay healthy in everyday life -- also will increase the human life span andhelp people stay younger longer. "A big problem in society is that we're not active enough,...
New Research: Children Inhale Higher Percentage Of Pollution
...Bennett said. "We now plan to extendour studies to exercising
volunteers. That's because we also found childrenseemed to be much more sensitive to changes in the volume of air breathed interms of the amount of particles they retain." The UNC-CH scientists also will compare mouth versus nose breathi...
University Of Texas Southwestern Researchers Find Genetic Switch That Explains Effect Of Exercise On Muscles
...ng, molecularevents happen in the muscles they are exercising
that both enhance theircapability to exercise further and improve their health. "We have shown both in cultured cells and in animals that there is a signalingpathway we can modify to stimulate or reverse what exercise does naturally. Webelieve it is ...
Low Iron Levels Cause Weakness In Women Who Are Not Anemic
...ormal women with 15 iron-depleted non-anemic women exercising
at their maximum level of effort. They found that...rchers assessed iron-depleted women at more normal exercising
or work levels, about 70 percent of maximum effort. In a double-blind trial, half the women were gi...
Fund Aims To Repay Developing Nations For Valuable Genes
...archers with a practical, if modest, mechanism for exercising
socialresponsibility in the global community. UC Davis Chancellor Larry Vanderhoef, a plant biochemist, is enthusiasticabout the new fund. "Establishing this fund is, simply put, the right thing to do. Hopefully,it will serve as a model for other r...