Exercise & Fitness
Exercise may not only prevent cancer from developing, but it may also reduce the risk of death after cancer is diagnosed.
Patients should be encouraged to incorporate daily exercise into their treatment regimen.
Patients with prediabetes who briskly walked saw greater improvements in oral glucose tolerance compared with those who jogged.
Women who participated in an aerobic exercise program 3 to 4 times per week during their pregnancies were not likely to give birth prematurely.
Patients with COPD who engaged in moderate to vigorous physical activity were 47% less likely to die 12 months after hospitalization.
High body weight percentage may increase mortality, and poor physical fitness in youth can increase diabetes risk later in life.
Extremely high and low amounts of physical activity increase heart failure risk in men.
Older adults who exercise, drink moderately, don't smoke, and have a healthy weight have a lower risk of heart failure.
During exercise, people should drink when they are thirsty to prevent hyponatremia.
Themed races like The Tough Mudder and The Color Run are all over social media, but do they put participants at unnecessary risk?
Exercising regularly during pregnancy may be associated with lower birth weight.
Improved airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts
After taking a spinning exercise class, a woman developed acute kidney injury.
Evidence-based interventions needed to create wellness cultures and encourage healthy behavior change in NPs.
Metabolic syndrome can be managed using changes in diet and exercise.
The predicted risk of heart attack or death increased 1% for every 25 to 30 minutes that a patient was sedentary.
Moderate exercise was defined as being active enough to cause sweating or increased heart rate, and included walking, gardening, and cycling.
Forced exercise was particularly effective in improving motor function and quality of life.
Less likely to engage in moderate to vigorous physical activity, especially those with severe disease
Spending a long time during the day sitting increases the risk of heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and death.
Exercise that burns between 90 and 100 calories per day could reduce the risk of early death by 16% to 30%.
Minimally supervised exercise programs benefited patients with milder Parkinson disease.
Moderate, daily physical activity has been linked to a decreased risk of Parkinson disease.
Compared with consistently inactive patients, consistently active and irregularly active patients had lower fasting glucose, and had favorable random glucose and hemoglobin A1c.
No significant difference in heart health benefit was found between patients who practiced yoga compared with patients who walked for exercise.
Patients who ran more than 15.3 miles per week had a 40% reduced risk of dying from Alzheimer disease.
Senior patients who jogged at least 30 minutes three times a week were less likely to have age-related physical decline.
Exercise does not provide its usual benefit against diabetes in patients with high genetic risk for developing type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.
Leisure-time physical activity was inversely related to risk of developing heart failure in this study from Circulation: Heart Failure.
The combined effect of high physical activity and low leisure time sitting suggests a substantially reduced risk of developing obesity.