Title: Exercise, Nutrition, and Bone Health.Authors: Morris-Naumann, F. & Wark, J.Book: Chapter 10, in Nutrition and Bone Health, Editors: Holi...
Over the past decade, Active Video Games (AVGs) have become increasingly popular. Common AVG consoles include Wiitm and Kinecttm, and given their wide spread use, they have great potential to increase physical activity (PA). One area which AVG may be useful is preventing weight gain
You lose it if you don’t use it – the relationship between muscle strength and daily physical activity among older women20-Jul-2015
Population ageing is predicted to be one of Australia’s major economic and social challenges of the 21st century. In 2007, 13% of Australians were aged 65+ years, by 2056 this is expected to almost double to 24%. A consequence of ageing is that it leads to a loss of ability to perform activities of daily living (ADL).
Many Australians take their ability to engage in sport or physical activity for granted, or simply choose not to participate. Others, such as the thousands of Australians who live in low-socioeconomic households simply don’t have the same opportunities available to them.
Title: Dose–response relationship of cardiorespiratory fitness adaptation to controlled endurance training in sedentary older adultsAuthors: ...
Foam Rollers can be used as a tool that trainers can use to create variety in sessions, and also to promote healthy range of movement and reduce acute muscular fatigue. While researchers are still unclear about the exact mechanism that makes foam rollers effective, they have reported several potential benefits in terms of increased flexibility and range of movement (ROM), reduced feeling of fatigue and muscle soreness, enhanced recovery and improved posture.
How to make them stay – motivating factors influencing commencement, adherence and retention in a resistance training program06-Jul-2015
Title: The change in motivating factors influencing commencement, adherence and retention to a supervised resistance training programme in previous...
A sample of 26,630 Japanese male and female workers aged 30-64 years without diabetes were involved in the study. Initially, participants underwent a health check in 2006 (baseline), which assessed Body Mass Index, lifestyle risk factors (smoking status, diet, alcohol consumption etc.) and self-reported physical activity and ST levels.
Observational, early research shows that exercise is associated with both survival benefits and recurrence benefits in women with breast cancer. Early research has also shown that women involved in exercise, particularly resistance exercise, were able to better tolerate their chemotherapy treatment.