High-intensity strength and impact training attenuates skeletal aging
Regular strength and impact-type training may decrease or even prevent age-related bone deterioration in men, new research at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, shows.
Getting into shape pre-surgery to aid recovery for older patients – study
Older adults about to undergo elective surgery should undertake a sustained programme of targeted exercise beforehand to counteract the muscle-wasting effects of bedrest, new research suggests.
Physical activity and dietary counselling slows down the development of insulin resistance in children
A new study from the University of Eastern Finland shows that individualised and family-based physical activity and dietary counselling considerably slows down the development of insulin resistance, which…
The Daily Mile™ programme can be part of schools’ work on childhood obesity prevention
A study evaluating the effectiveness of the widely used ‘Daily Mile’ intervention in schools to tackle childhood obesity has found that the benefits are small, and may be…