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Aerobic exercise may slow dementia

A twice-weekly exercise routine may help to slow down the advance of dementia, a small study has suggested.

Researchers have found that regular aerobic exercise boosts hippocampal volume in women whose intellectual capacity has been affected by age. 252 more words

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Managing sports organisations

Contemporary Leadership in Sport Organizations combines recent research on leadership with practical application of the skills and knowledge that students will need to succeed in their chosen career. 82 more words

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Huge increase in steroid use

With increasing numbers of people across the UK injecting themselves with steroids, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has updated its guideline on the provision of needle and syringe programmes for adults and young people. 181 more words

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Strength-building exercises help adolescents reduce health risks

The treatment for adolescent obesity and associated health problems has focused mostly on diet modifications and aerobic exercise such as walking or swimming.

But a recent research study concludes that adding strength-building exercises will help adolescents reduce the risks of conditions such as heart disease, diabetes and other health problems. 159 more words

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Vigorous exercise could prevent 10% of flu cases

Doing at least two and a half hours of vigorous exercise each week cuts the chance of developing flu, new data suggests.

Around 4,800 people took part in this year’s online… 231 more words

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Creating group exercise routines

Methods of Group Exercise Instruction explores the most common group of exercise modalities, providing readers with the skills to lead dynamic, safe and effective classes. 116 more words

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Still too much salt in children's diets

Despite a UK-wide drive to cut salt levels in food, children in the UK are still eating far too much salt, with much of it coming from breads and cereals, according to a study published in the journal… 193 more words

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