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Study: Recreational physical activities increase odds of academic success

Inside Higher Ed - ‎13 hours ago‎
The study, conducted by researchers at North Carolina State University, looked at 20,000 students' recreational activities during the 2013-14 school year.

Physical Activity Research Helps Children With Genetic Disorder

CSUF News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Their research projects have focused on such areas as evaluating hormonal and metabolic effects of exercise and movement difficulties, as well as whether a home-based, parent-led physical activity program improves the motor proficiency of children with ...
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One Minute of Physical Exercise Per Day Three Times a Week Is Enough

CDA News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
While it might sound too good to be true, new research from Canada published online Tuesday, April 27 in the journal PLoS One suggests that one minute of high-intensity physical exercise a day three times a week can be enough to get a person in shape, ...

Why you shouldn't exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies

Vox - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Men typically go off and hunt - chasing and killing animals, climbing trees in search of wild honey. Women forage for plants, dig up tubers, and comb bushes for berries.

Move for Health Day promotes physical activity

Vancouver Courier - ‎1 hour ago‎
World Health Organization's Move for Health Day takes place May 10, and around the world we're promoting physical activity. Why? Regular physical activity is essential for both physical health and emotional wellbeing, but people around the world are ...

Start a New Exercise Routine in May for Physical Fitness Month

BlogHer (blog) - ‎May 1, 2016‎
I suppose May is a perfectly fine month to start thinking about getting fit. The weather is getting nicer, and the fear of squeezing into a bathing suit is looming large.

Obama on National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

Hudson Valley Press - ‎15 hours ago‎
For generations, sports have brought Americans of all ages together and helped us celebrate our country's competitive spirit. When we work to instill an appreciation for physical fitness in our people, we do more than honor an age-old tradition - we ...

Too much math and not enough exercise is hurting our children

The Globe and Mail - ‎Apr 22, 2016‎
Provincial guidelines recommend 20 to 30 minutes a day of sustained moderate to vigorous physical exercise within the school day, and with good reason.

Exercising Demons: Physical activity is key in battling addiction

Daytona Beach News-Journal - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Yoga instructor and personal trainer Tiffany Sarniak leads a class at the Vincent Carter Sanctuary west of Bunnell recently. Exercise is an important part of the center's recovery program. “We want to treat the mind, body and spirit,” said Alicia ...

Andrews University Gets Top Marks for Promoting Physical Activity

Adventist Review - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
The Seventh-day Adventist Church-owned university in Berrien Springs, Michigan, received the recognition after implementing the American College of Sports Medicine's “Exercise is Medicine on Campus” program, which promotes physical activity among ...
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Exercise, Activities May Reduce Dementia-Related Depression (blog) - ‎4 hours ago‎
One program, Paul's Club, offers social and recreational activities three days a week. Participants engage in a range of activities, including physical exercise, group outings, and lunch. The group always walks together, providing both physical ...

Complete rest until symptom-free after concussion may not be best for recovery

Science Daily - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
For the study, "Early Resumption of Physical Activities and Persistent Post-Concussive Symptoms Following Pediatric Concussion," 3,063 children between ages of 5 and 18 who visited hospital emergency departments in Canada answered survey questions ...
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Teens need more exercise in school

Greater Media Newspapers - ‎21 hours ago‎
On school days, young adolescents (12 to 16 years) get 55 percent of their physical activity on school grounds. But recent research suggests that's not enough.

Society should approach mental fitness with same open, positive attitude as physical fitness

Tillamook County Pioneer - ‎17 hours ago‎
Science has also made progress in defining how our brains benefit from physical care, like good nutrition, adequate sleep, plenty of exercise and reasonable stress levels.

Fife helps pilot mental health and physical activities project

The Courier - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Experts from Edinburgh Napier University will assess the impact of a £1million programme to help people with mental health problems become more physically active. Research will be carried out at the university in a bid to maximise the benefits of the ...

United Way receives grant to launch physical fitness initiative

Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog) - ‎Apr 27, 2016‎
CHILHOWIE, Va. - Fifth-graders at Chilhowie Elementary School learned the ropes of fishing, golfing, swimming and bicycling Wednesday in an effort to promote physical activity. To develop a new physical education curriculum within Smyth County schools, ...
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Physical Activity May Improve Prostate Cancer Prognosis

Oncology Nurse Advisor - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
A moderate to high level of physical activity before and after diagnosis may improve prognosis in patients with non-metastatic prostate cancer, a study presented at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Annual Meeting 2016 has shown.

5 local school districts fail state's 90-minute physical activity law

WJHL - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
TRI-CITIES, TN (WJHL)- State records show kids in several school systems throughout the Tri-Cities region are not getting enough exercise in school.
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Walking, other physical activity may decrease risk for prostate cancer death

Healio - ‎Apr 23, 2016‎
NEW ORLEANS - Greater physical activity before and after cancer diagnosis significantly decreased risk for prostate cancer-specific mortality, according to an analysis of the Cancer Prevention Study II Nutrition Cohort presented at the American ...

One study showed black women experienced a decline in total cholesterol through exercise. (Bigstock)

The San Bernardino American News - ‎May 1, 2016‎
#Another study called the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study evaluated the long-term impact of physical activity on cholesterol levels in roughly 9,000 adults between the ages of 45 and 64. The ARIC study, which involved patients from ...