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University of Iowa touting 'exercise is medicine'

Over the summer, they registered the University of Iowa as an “Exercise is Medicine” campus through the American College of Sports Medicine, which launched the global initiative in 2007 as a push toward integrating physical activity into the health ...

Source: The Gazette
Published: 11 Dec 2018

First ever Sports Medicine workshop in Sub-Saharan region

... of Physicians and Surgeons (GCPS), in collaboration with theAmerica College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), has ended a four day lectures andworkshop on Sports, Exercise and Rehabilitation medicine in Accra. The workshop, markedthe first International Team ...

Source: Ghana News Agency (GNA)
Published: 01 Dec 2018

Austin-Area Family and Sports Medicines Team Offers Five New Year's Resolutions for Athletes to take Training to the Next Level

An exercise journal is also a great place to monitor meals and calories. Journaling may be the best tool in an athlete's fitness arsenal. Medicine in Motion (MIM) specializes in providing top quality family medicine and treatment for sports injuries in ...

Published: 10 Dec 2018

Kids With Concussions Can Phase In Exercise, Screen Time Sooner Than Before

gradual approach to physical exercise. "We're not recommending that a kid go right back out into the sports field for practices," explains Dr. Mark Halstead, a pediatrician and assistant professor at the Washington University School of Medicine in St ...

Source: WLRN
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Why Going to an Art Museum Could Be as Good for You as Exercise

“It will be as important in the 21st century as it was for sports and physical exercise ... shortness of breath to dementia. Like exercise, exposure to the arts reaches parts of our being that conventional medicine doesn’t prioritize.

Source: Artsy
Published: 05 Dec 2018

New exercise guidelines: Move more, sit less, start younger

"Doing something is better than doing nothing, and doing more is better than doing something," said Dr. Donald Lloyd-Jones, a preventive medicine expert at Northwestern University in Chicago. Only 20 percent of Americans get enough exercise now, and the ...

Source: The Morning Sun
Published: 03 Dec 2018

Take no holiday from exercise

That’s the simplest way to reduce stress levels and improve health. In the world of exercise, it’s called physical activity. The American College of Sports Medicine defines this as any bodily movement produced by the contraction of skeletal muscles ...

Source: The Scranton Times-Tribune
Published: 06 Dec 2018

58 percent of adults do no muscle-strengthening exercise at all

The new analysis, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, also saw a link between muscle-strengthening exercise and lower odds of having diabetes, obesity and non-skin cancer.

Published: 12 Dec 2018

Is Aerobic Exercise the Key to Successful Aging?

Weight training may not have the same effect, the study found, raising interesting questions about how various types of exercise affect us at a microscopic level and whether the differences should perhaps influence how we choose to move. There is mounting ...

Source: The New York Times
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Exercise During Breast Cancer Treatment Improves Heart Function

codirector of San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium and director of the Dan L Duncan Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. (Dr. Osborne was not involved in the study.) Other studies have also looked at the value of exercise during treatment ...

Source: Everyday Health
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Sports Nutrition & Fitness Supplements Market Briefing 2018 by Types, Applications

This study categorizes the global Sports Nutrition & Fitness Supplements breakdown data by manufacturers, region, type and application, also analyzes the market status, market share, growth rate, future trends, market drivers, opportunities and challenges ...

Published: 12 Dec 2018

Exercise Is Important for Physical AND Spiritual Health

Everyone already knows that exercise is important for your body’s fitness. But did you know that it’s critical for your mental and spiritual health as well? One might even say that it is the foundation of wellness for the entire being—body ...

Source: Patheos
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Connie Britton, 51, Admits She Doesn’t ‘Love The Gym’ And Prefers Meditation Over Exercise

In fact, the Dirty John star just opened up about her preferred diet and exercise routines in a candid new interview for Health‘s January cover story. “I don’t love the gym,” the 51-year-old actress said while explaining that she used to love ...

Source: Closer Weekly
Published: 11 Dec 2018

UIHC exercise simulates hazardous disease response

She reminded readers that the disease in this exercise was unknown; if a similar, real emergency were to occur, measures would be immediately taken to prevent the spread of disease. UIHC emergency-management coordinator Mike Hartley said this was the first ...

Source: not
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Exercise Wins: Fit Seniors Can Have Hearts That Look 30 Years Younger

Yet 77 percent of Americans do not come close to getting that amount of exercise. Dr. Clyde Yancy, spokesperson for the American Heart Association and chief of cardiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, says the findings suggest "a ...

Source: WFYI
Published: 10 Dec 2018

AHA: Exercise After Heart Attack May Improve Survival

the study's lead author and an associate professor at the Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences in Stockholm. The study supports exercise as "one of the most important medicines people can take before cardiac events but, in particular, after them as ...

Source: Doctors Lounge
Published: 11 Dec 2018

Golden Hour wants to introduce Portlanders to wellness and preventative medicine through acupuncture.

Located in Portland's Central Eastside, Golden Hour is a remarkable healing space that provides Portlanders with a soft and warm introduction to traditional Chinese medicine ... Hour felt more like a mindfulness exercise than a visit with my doctor.

Source: Willamette Week
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Can exercise delay dementia symptoms?

After reading studies that showed aerobic exercise can improve cognition in healthy adults, School of Nursing researcher Fang Yu wondered how exercise could affect people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. For the last 15 years, Yu has been ...

Source: Technology
Published: 12 Dec 2018

Sports Medicine for Everyone

... people think that only athletes who play in a popularized sport should see someone in sports medicine. That’s not true. People should be active and exercise to maximize their quality of life. Ultrasound is being used in sports medicine to guide ...

Source: East Bay Express
Published: 24 Nov 2018

Exercise Guideline Update Gets Mostly Positive Reviews

Revised U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recommendations on physical activity drew largely positive feedback from cardiologists and others in preventive medicine ... 150 to 300 minutes of moderate exercise or 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous ...

Source: MedPage Today
Published: 15 Nov 2018

Recharge your brain at work with exercise that doesn't require much thinking

But the exercise-cognition intervention resulted in “cognitive fatigue,” the investigators reported in the journal, Medicine & Science in Sport & Exercise. Kamijo said the effects of acute exercise on cognitive function shouldn’t greatly differ ...

Source: Reuters
Published: 14 Sep 2018

Why alcohol after sport and exercise is a bad idea

... American College of Sports Medicine recommends athletes should avoid alcohol altogether. Instead, athletes are recommended to ingest a mixture of carbohydrate, protein and electrolyte immediately after sport and exercise to speed up the recovery process.

Source: The Conversation
Published: 21 Jun 2018

New home for sports medicine and exercise science opens at UBC

Exploring the benefits of exercise, improving athletic performance and treating sports-related injuries will be the focus of a new building that officially opens today at the University of British Columbia. The Chan Gunn Pavilion, a new facility for the ...

Published: 15 Mar 2018

A Delphi developed syllabus for the medical specialty of sport and exercise medicine

Training in the medical specialty of sport and exercise medicine is now available in many, but not all countries. Lack of resources may be a barrier to the development of this important specialty field and the International Syllabus in Sport and Exercise ...

Published: 19 Dec 2017

BOOK REVIEW: The Oxford Textbook of Children’s Sports and Exercise Medicine

The Oxford Textbook of Children’s Sports and Exercise Medicine – 3 rd Edition, edited by Neil Armstrong and Willem van Mechelen, is a comprehensive reference of value to clinicians and scientists working in youth sport. This fully revised edition ...

Published: 08 Aug 2018

Blood, Sweat and Fears: Women in Sport and Exercise Conference 2018

... in hormones can affect sports performance [1], and females are significantly under-represented in research in sports and exercise medicine [2]. Males also outnumber females in sport- and exercise-related employment, especially in graduate-level jobs ...

Published: 19 May 2018

Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Prue Cormie is the Chair of the Exercise and Cancer Group within the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia and leads the Exercise and Sports Science Australia ... with cancer would benefit from exercise medicine. Most doctors and nurses agree exercise ...

Source: The Conversation
Published: 09 May 2018

Sports and exercise medicine in Finland

1 Chief Physician and Head, Accident and Trauma Research Center, UKK Institute, PO Box 30, FIN-33501 Tampere, Finland 2 Chief Physician and Head, Research Center of Sports Medicine, UKK Institute, PO Box 30, FIN-33501 Tampere, Finland Sports and exercise ...

Published: 02 Sep 2018