Tag: "vigorous" at medical news

US service academies to collaborate with UNC, Andrews Air Force Base, Duke in knee injury study

...ntion training programs for individuals engaged in vigorous physical activity, including male and female athle... designed to simulate the forces on the ACL during vigorous physical activity. The study participant jumps down from the elevated take-off box and lands on a fo...

Vigorously active adolescents are leaner, fitter

Adolescents who get daily vigorous physical activity tend to be leaner and fitter tha...st and fittest kids are the ones who have the most vigorous activity for longer periods of time," says Dr. Bernard Gutin, exercise physiologist at the Medical C...

Lack of vigorous activity linked to functional decline in older adults with arthritis

...after developing arthritis was the lack of regular vigorous physical activity. All patients in this study were...no alcohol use and, above all, the lack of regular vigorous physical activity. Lack of regular physical activity was the most prevalent risk factor for functi...

ASGE Foundation to hold first Crystal Awards Dinner

...versity Health Center, Montreal After undergoing a vigorous peer-review process, ROE grants are awarded to physicians who received the highest scores for projects in basic and clinical endoscopic technology research and outcomes and effectiveness of endoscopy research. The objective is to foster research in G...

Attention full-time workers: Get off the computer and out to exercise in your free time!

...ling; and a MET value of 6 and over corresponds to vigorous activity such as running or skiing. Then, for each leisure-time activity, Warren's team calculated the MET-hours per day, based on frequency, duration and intensity of activities. When the researchers looked at all 2,353 participants who reported a...

Regular vigorous physical activity could slow progression of prostate cancer

...ion for total prostate cancer in relation to total vigorous and nonvigorous physical activity. A lowered risk ...years or older who were in the highest category of vigorous physical activity. However, these associations were not observed in younger men. "In conclusion, m...

The link between physical activity and ovarian cancer

...derate recreational physical activity, but not for vigorous activity. As well women with jobs that required mo...elp prevent cancer. This would help to explain why vigorous activity did not show beneficial effect in this study: too much exercise may cause immune suppressio...

Goals for TB control reachable for most of world

...blems in these regions. The authors write that the vigorous implementation of an enhanced strategy for TB control, bringing in new technology and a greater diversity of clinicians and other health care workers, should give most countries the momentum needed to reach the [United Nation's] Millennium Developmen...

Exercise, weight control may help reduce risk of breast cancer, Meharry-Vanderbilt study suggests

...about 45 minutes of brisk walking or 20 minutes of vigorous exercise per day. "Given the substantial level of weight gain in industrialized countries in the last two decades," said lead author Alecia S. Malin, DrPH, CHES, assistant professor of Surgery at Meharry and assistant professor of Medicine at Vande...

Key to breast cancer prevention could hang in the balance

...about 45 minutes of brisk walking or 20 minutes of vigorous exercise per day. The team of researchers, from Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, both in Nashville, Tenn., together with colleagues at the Shanghai Cancer Institute in China, reported their findings in the June issue of ...

Children need 60 minutes of daily physical activity, expert panel says

...d participate in 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily, according to an expert pa...n increase the amount of time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity. This means that parents, coaches, teachers and others who influence youngsters ne...

Children need 60 minutes of daily physical activity, expert panel says

...d participate in 60 minutes or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily, according to an expert pa...n increase the amount of time spent in moderate to vigorous physical activity. This means that parents, coaches, teachers and others who influence youngsters ne...

Bad cholesterol: Genes make the difference

... in 28 pairs of identical male twins -- one twin a vigorous exerciser, the other a comparative couch potato. "Although identical twins share exactly the same genes, we chose these twins because they had very different lifestyles," says Williams. "One member of each pair was a regular long-distance runner, s...

Regular yoga practice may help prevent middle-age spread

... than the physical activity itself. "During a very vigorous yoga practice you can burn enough calories to lose weight, but most people don't practice that kind of yoga," he said. "From my experience, I think it has to do with the way that yoga makes you more aware of your body. So when you've eaten enough foo...

Healthy weight means healthier blood lipid profile in children, study finds

...ion is physical activity, especially activity of a vigorous nature. Dr. Gutin was a member of a recent nationa...l-age children need an hour or more of moderate to vigorous physical activity daily. Dr. William B. Strong, Section Chief of Pediatric Cardiology Emeritus at MC...

Scrapping BCG vaccination in British schools is justified

...s from tuberculosis, says the author. Coupled with vigorous efforts to identify and treat cases, and to ascertain and offer prophylaxis to people with latent infection, the new policy should allow more efficient control of tuberculosis in the entire UK population....

Seniors with low age expectations likelier to lead sedentary lives, new UCLA study finds

...rt engaging in less than 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity during the previous week than those with higher age expectations. The study was based on the survey responses of 636 seniors recruited from 14 Los Angeles-area community-based senior centers. IMPACT: The study reveals that the low age expe...

Can bench pressing reduce or prevent lymphedema symptoms in breast-cancer survivors?

...ise lymphedema sufferers to not participate in any vigorous upper-body exercise; and, in particular, to not lift objects that weigh more than five to 15 pounds. "A gallon of milk weighs eight pounds," notes Schmitz, "so, basically, you're telling women, 'Don't carry your own groceries don't pick-up your own ...

Pregnant women don't exercise enough: Study finds doctors need to better educate patients

...ant women who said they exercised at a moderate or vigorous level was lower in 2000 than in any of the previous years. Brisk walking for 30 or more minutes at least five days a week is considered moderate exercise and meets the current physical activity recommendation for pregnant and non-pregnant women. Lee...

New Stanford tool for genetic data analysis may improve cancer treatment

...er was likely to spread aggressively and need more vigorous treatment. "Picking out who has a more or less aggressive cancer can help us decide how to follow that patient once we treat them," Brooks said. For example, somebody who has a less aggressive cancer may need fewer CAT scans after surgery. That would...

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