Recent research suggests that exercise might provide some measure of protection from Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. A group of researchers led by Nathan Johnson PT, DPT, PhD of the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences, was able to demonstrate a positive correlation between fitness and blood flow to areas of the brain where the hallmark tangles and plaques of AD pathology are usually first detected. 148 more words
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Nice to see weight training getting its due in the press.
Regular participation in muscle strengthening activity such as weight or resistance training has many health benefits. 149 more words
By studying the Hadza’s lifestyle, Pontzer thought he would find evidence to back the conventional wisdom about why obesity has become such a big problem worldwide. 236 more words
According to the World Health Organization, too little physical exercise is a leading factor in death across the globe. 25% of the adult population and 80% of the adolescent population do not participate in a sufficient level of physical activity to maintain proper health. 722 more words