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UCSD biologists develop 'super-endurance' strain of mice
...e HIF-1 gene, to a swimming endurance test and two treadmill
running tests. In the swimming test, the super mice swam on average 45 minutes longer than normal mice, which typically swam for 150 minutes before they were exhausted. In the two running tests, the scientists had the two groups of mice run on treadm...
Endurance exercise found to be equally effective as diuretics in improving cardiac health
...aerobic power and consisted of increased time on a treadmill
with increases in grade 2 percent every 2 minutes until exhaustion or development of symptoms or signs including ECG changes that were considered unsafe to continue. Blood pressure, cholesterol, plasma readings (volume and insulin) were administered....
Yale researchers receive $4.5 million grant to study spinal cord repair
...ssessing the use of body-weight supported, robotic treadmill
therapy to restore gait in animal models of MS and in patients. "Combining cellular interventions such as cell transplantation to encourage remyelination and axon growth with appropriate rehabilitation programs will help us better understand the inte...
Secondary complications and restoration of function in SCI
...erformed two different activities: propulsion on a treadmill
and computer work. Propulsion efficiency, seating ...ties were registered at different loads during the treadmill
session. In the computer session, pelvic position, estimated seating comfort and estimated activity ...
Can the mode of training affect the hormone response to different modes of exercise?
...er was determined using a progressive, incremental treadmill
protocol. Minute ventilation (VE), oxygen consumption (VO2), carbon dioxide production (VCO2), and respiratory exchange ratio (RER) were monitored. All data were presented as means standard deviation, and statistical significance was set at p...
With flu season coming, don't forgetexercise?
...rcise mice (Ex-H20 and Ex-OG) were acclimated to a treadmill
for 20 min/day. The exercise protocol consisted of a one-hour bout of treadmill
running for six consecutive days. Mice in the control groups (Con-H20 and Con-OG) remained in their ...
Exercise measures identify heart disease in seemingly healthy women
...ong nearly 3,000 women ages 30 to 80 who underwent treadmill
exercise tests, these fitness measures clearly ide...gth of time women could exercise during a standard treadmill
test) and heart rate recovery or HRR (peak heart rate minus heart rate two minutes after exercise) p...
UI researchers discover new cause of muscular dystrophies
... which gets progressively worse with age. However, treadmill
tests revealed that the muscles of mice that lack dysferlin were not much more susceptible to damage than the muscles of normal mice. This contrasts with most muscular dystrophies of known cause where genetic mutations weaken muscle membranes and mak...
Why does caffeine delay exercise-induced fatigue?
...r agonist 5'-N-ethylcarboxamidoadenosine (NECA) on treadmill
run time to fatigue in rats. NECA was chosen for t...eal injection groups. Rats were given two weeks of treadmill
acclimation of running for 15 minutes a day. The treadmill
speed was slowly increased from eight met...
Early mammals used pelvic bones to trot, study finds
...ls walk. But when researchers placed opossums on a treadmill
and observed their bones and muscles in motion with a videoflouroscope, they found that the bones move asymmetrically. "Instead of moving together, one bone is going up and the other is going down," Reilly said. "The epipubic bones act like fishing ...
Supervised exercise program is an effective remedy for cramping leg pain
...vised exercise program in which patients walk on a treadmill
several times a week may be the best way to eventually ease the pain." Stewart and colleagues at the Universities of Colorado and Minnesota reviewed more than 120 studies to reach their conclusions about exercise and PAD. Because patients with cl...
Mild aerobic exercise no protection from osteoporosis
.... They weighed each participant and had each do a treadmill
exercise test and a series of weight-training exercises to measure aerobic fitness and muscle strength. In addition, the individuals completed a physical activity questionnaire. Researchers found that aerobic exercise was not associated with bone...
The role of obesity and calories in cancer prevention
...is model, and have recently observed that moderate treadmill
exercise (about 30 minutes for five days a week) reduces fat mass and increases bone mineral density. Method of Dieting May Play a Role in Prevention of Breast Cancer A healthy diet combined with periods of calorie restriction may provide more...
Vogel's new book is meaty
...ad no idea that there was this enormous history of treadmill
technology for making animals and humans produce power without actually going anywhere. It was a surprise that there were so many devices for lifting water and so forth, powered by animals and people running in circles and on treadwheels. "The hist...
New equine treadmill facility a research, evaluation resource
...earch capabilities made possible by the high-speed treadmill
facility will also boost the university-affiliated...ave been undertaken in recent years to support the treadmill
building and equipment. "Horse owners have worked hard to make this new facility a reality, and I kn...
New findings represent the first aerobic capacity QTLs identified in genetic models
...evious experiments, the researchers tested maximal treadmill
running capacity in a panel of eleven different inbred rat strains to evaluate the genetic variance that exists for intrinsic (untrained) aerobic capacity. At the extremes, DA inbred rats showed the highest capacity and ran 810 meters to exhaustion...
Intracoronary gene therapy trial shows promise for treatment of angina
...ness of the treatment, patients underwent exercise treadmill
testing at 4 weeks and 12 weeks following treatment. Patients who received therapeutic angiogenesis showed a larger improvement in exercise ability compared to those patients in the placebo group. The therapy appeared to be safe and well tolerated wi...
Treadmill exercise tests point out hidden heart disease
...opkins studies have strongly affirmed the value of treadmill
exercise tests in diagnosing heart disease in midd...idelines say that it's not necessary to do routine treadmill
exercise tests on people without symptoms, but our studies suggest that for those with high choleste...
Human running on surfaces of different stiffnesses
...ngth: 0.96 0.05 m] ran at 3.7 meters/s on a level treadmill
fitted with track platforms of five different compliances. All subjects wore the same flat-soled running shoes. Subjects ran for five minutes on each compliant track platforms in a mirrored fashion (running on stiffest to softest and then softest to ...
Cardiac stress tests may indicate if blockages will recur after angioplasty with stent implant
...t rest. They then exercise on either a bicycle or treadmill
and are injected with a second radiotracer dose. A second set of SPECT images records how the heart works while stressed. In individuals for whom physical exercise is inappropriate, dipyridamole, which mimics the hearts action when exercising, is g...