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Fitness and Health
Research has suggested that the grades of students are improved with fitness and adequate iron consumption.
Even a little activity is better than none, says experts.
Researchers say that there is an association between the physical activity of parents and the activity of preschool kids.
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According to new research memory retention is significantly improved with exercise.
Elderly adults can maintain mobility and independence better with moderate activity reports Yale University.
Researchers have found physical activity is associated with a significantly lower risk of suspected bacterial infections.
Aerobic exercise is associated with improved cognitive function, but not for people who are exposed to high levels of mercury prior to birth, according to research which was funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health.
A new study has found moderately vigorous physical activity is associated with better cognition 25 years later.
A training program for the reactivation of older and frail people focusing on physical training and social support has achieved incredible success.
According to a science advisory from the American Heart Association being sedentary is not simply a lack of getting exercise, it is also a potentially independent risk factor for stroke and heart disease.
Eating better and becoming more active are usually the first steps in a short-term goal to lose weight. Unfortunately, having this type of “beginning and end” mentality (as in “I’ll diet and exercise until I reach my goal weight and then I can stop”) is not the best strategy for overall health. And in fact, it can be de-motivating and likely one of the reasons so many of us give up too soon.
Exercise – of course beneficial for all children – has been found to be especially helpful for children with ADHD. Taking time out during the day for a little physical activity is linked to having better focus, improved working memory, and less impulsiveness.
Someone may have told you that exercise is going to wear the body down sooner, leading to many ill effects. Absolutely, you know that this is just a myth. Exercise, in fact, can minimize or delay many effects of aging.
Your young child will be much better able to pay attention in school if he or she is physically fit. Researchers at the University of Illinois have found that 9- and 10-year-olds who are more aerobically fit have more fibrous and compact white-matter tracts in their brains - both which are desirable qualities which are important for faster and more efficient nerve activity.