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Your GP could soon PRESCRIBE exercise to combat obesity and disease

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine has partnered up with Public Health England (PHE) and Sport England, to launch a new tool called the Moving Medicine toolkit. The digital aid provides information for health workers on how to start conversations ...

Source: The Sun
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Increasing vigorous exercise decreases risk of type two diabetes, cardiovascular disease in childhood

the findings of the study were published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports. The two-year follow-up study analysed associations of changes in the amount of vigorous, moderate and light exercise, as well as sedentary behaviour ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Should I Exercise With Lung Cancer?

the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Cancer Society teamed up to create a specialized certification program, the ACSM/ACS Certified Cancer Exercise Trainer certification for ...

Source: US News Health
Published: 15 Oct 2018

SPORTS MEDICINE: AEDs, athletic trainers make big difference when athletes experience sudden cardiac arrest

Perhaps not coincidentally, the medical journal Sports Health last month published online a study entitled, “Survival after exercise-related sudden cardiac arrest in young athletes: Can we do better?” The article should appear in print next month.

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 09 Oct 2018

Cannabis and exercise go hand-in-hand for some fitness buffs

and help us with focus during exercise in low doses,” adds Price, who specializes in sports medicine and cautions anyone considering cannabis for their workout to consult a professional first.

Source: Leader-Post
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Clinical Exercise Lecture Series to kick off Sept. 9

Bouchard has expertise in metabolism, obesity and exercise genetics. In 2002, he received the honor award from the American College of Sports Medicine. He has coauthored more than 1,000 scientific papers, and has edited and written 35 books. His lecture ...

Source: Central Michigan Life
Published: 02 Oct 2018

Medicine balls: Exercise tools that add fun to fitness

To get started, try the simple exercise called the medicine ball V-up. Lie on your back with legs straight and extend your arms over your head, flat on the floor, with hands holding the medicine ball.

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Emory physician educates on sports injury risk

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — Sports medicine specialists know intense specialization among young athletes increases risk of injury, and they want to use that knowledge to change the culture of youth sports. Dr. Neeru Jayanthi is an Emory sports medicine ...

Source: North Fulton
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Exercise linked to a healthy gut and bones

and we know that exercise benefits bone health by actively stimulating bone cells to form more bone” said McCabe, a physiology professor in the College of Osteopathic Medicine. “Our study suggests that exercise can actually change the microorganisms in ...

Source: MSU Today
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Forward Deployable Preventive Medicine Unit Team Five Participates in Field Exercise

SAN DIEGO, Calif.- Forward Deployable Preventive Medicine Unit (FDPMU) Team Five from San Diego, Calif. completed a five-day field simulated exercise in preparation for operational readiness evaluation at the Naval Medical Training Institute, September 24 ...

Source: DVIDSHub
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Medicine fails to control blood pressure during exercise

People with high but under control blood pressure saw a jump in their levels during exercise. It is an increase that mirrored the spikes seen under similar conditions among people with untreated ...

Source: Knowridge
Published: 16 Oct 2018

Is Exercise Bad for Your Heart? How to Know if You’re Working Out Too Much

This ensures your whole body benefits from exercise while you continue to burn calories, build muscle, and get stronger inside and out. Vigorous activities include cycling, running, swimming, and sports. Moderate activities include gardening, housework ...

Source: The Cheat Sheet
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Navigating Cancer: Regular exercise lowers cancer risk

Now even more data supports the fact that regular exercise will decrease your chance of developing cancer. In a recent study, researchers found that only three percent of adults in the United States were aware of the fact that physical activity and regular ...

Source: Citrus County Chronicle Online
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Exercise physiologist leads 'How to Fall Safely' program Oct. 17

at Berlin Senior Center, 33 Colonial Drive. Exercise physiologist Maquita Parker, of Jerome Home, will lead the program. Hartford HealthCare Senior Services is sponsoring. Seating is limited and ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 10 Oct 2018

No sweat required: UToledo finds hypertension treatment that mimics effect of exercise

Couch potatoes rejoice -- there might be a way to get the blood pressure lowering benefits of exercise in pill form ... and director of the Center for Hypertension and Precision Medicine. "We have an opportunity to control salt-sensitive hypertension ...

Source: EurekAlert!
Published: 16 Oct 2018

700 people participate in mass casualty training exercise

The scenario and drill included the gunmen opening fire on the crowd. The fictitious scenario set the stage Thursday for the largest mass casualty exercise ever held in San Antonio. The San Antonio Mass Casualty Exercise and Evaluation is an annual ...

Source: KSAT
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Scientists Now Believe Exercise May Slow Down Progression of Parkinson’s Disease

In a study, it was suggested that exercise has an ability to stop the ... It was performed by Wenbo Zhou, PhD, research associate professor of medicine and Curt Freed, MD, professor of medicine ...

Source: Newswire
Published: 11 Oct 2018

Two simple ways to exercise adherence

There is a simple way to ensure you stick to an exercise program: Enjoy it. It is well known within the community of social psychologists and behavioral scientists that a person will continue to exercise as long as they are enjoying the process and ...

Source: Nugget Newspaper
Published: 12 Oct 2018

Exercise Can Raise BDNF Levels, Alleviate Depression in Parkinson’s Patients, Review Shows

The study also revealed that exercise can increase BDNF levels in Parkinson’s patients, highlighting exercise’s potential not only to treat depression, but also motor symptoms typically associated with Parkinson’s disease. The systematic review ...

Source: Parkinson's Disease
Published: 15 Oct 2018

Local YMCA lifestyle coach says a little exercise helps reduce diabetes risk

The Y is offering a program call “Redefine Your Health, Transform Your Life”. A key portion of the program promotes moderate exercise. Lifestyle Coach Tess Johnson says increasing physical activity and losing a little weight both make a big difference.

Source: Door County Daily News
Published: 14 Oct 2018

Jersey Sport plea to prescribe exercise instead of medicine

The CEO of Jersey Sport is calling on the States to invest in health programmes that would see patients "prescribed" social activities instead of medication. Catriona McAllister tweeted her support for NHS plans to offer a multi-million pound boost to ...

Source: ITV
Published: 27 Jul 2018

Walking Might Be the Best Exercise There Is

Another study, published earlier this year in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, examined nearly 140,000 men ... there’s pretty compelling evidence that it just might be the only exercise you need. Another big upside of walking is that ...

Source: Outside
Published: 11 Sep 2018

Exercise and Type 2 Diabetes: American College of Sports Medicine and the American Diabetes Association: Joint Position Statement

SUMMARY: Although physical activity (PA) is a key element in the prevention and management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), many with this chronic disease do not become or remain regularly active. High-quality studies establishing the importance of ...

Source: LWW Journals
Published: 04 Oct 2017

Performance enhancing substances in sport and exercise

Published by Human Kinetics, 2002, £43.00 (hardcover), pp 384. ISBN 0736036792 This is a worthwhile addition to the library of all who work in sport and exercise medicine whether as physician, physiotherapist, or sports scientist. It extends to over 350 ...

Published: 20 Feb 2017

Women’s Sports Medicine Clinic

Female athletes have increased sport and exercise-related injuries and conditions that require understanding of the female body. The Women’s Sports Medicine Clinic provides convenient after-hours access to experts who will care for acute and chronic ...

Source: UUHC Health Feed
Published: 17 May 2017

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, Olympic Legends to Speak on Sport & Public Health

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program, Global Obesity Prevention Center (GOPC) at Johns Hopkins and the Laureus Sport for Good Fountaion USA are convening a dynamic one-day conference that will include ...

Source: UAB
Published: 05 Oct 2016