Current guidelines published by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology broadly recommend lifestyle approaches to prevent and treat elevated blood pressure and cholesterol. For patients with mildly or moderately elevated blood pressure and blood cholesterol, lifestyle-only approaches are the first line of therapy. The purpose of this scientific statement is to: … Continue reading #Physical Activity as a Critical Component of First-Line Treatment for Elevated Blood #Pressure or #Cholesterol: Who, What, and How?: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association
It is currently unknown whether exergaming is efficacious in people with major neurocognitive disorder (MNCD) residing in long-term care facilities. This pilot randomized controlled trial (RCT) explored the efficacy of a stepping exergame program on gait speed, balance, mobility, reaction time, cognitive and neuropsychiatric outcomes, quality of life, and daily life functioning in people with … Continue reading The efficacy of #exergaming in people with major #neurocognitive disorder residing in long-term care facilities: a pilot randomized controlled trial
There is evidence that caffeine increases the maximal fat oxidation rate (MFO) and aerobic capacity, which are known to be lower in the morning than in the afternoon. This paper examines the effect of caffeine intake on the diurnal variation of MFO during a graded exercise test in active men. Methods Using a triple-blind, placebo-controlled, … Continue reading #Caffeine increases maximal #fat oxidation during a graded exercise test: is there a diurnal variation?
Thigh muscle weakness is associated with knee discomfort and osteoarthritis disease progression. Little is known about the efficacy of high-intensity strength training in patients with knee osteoarthritis or whether it may worsen knee symptoms. Objective To determine whether high-intensity strength training reduces knee pain and knee joint compressive forces more than low-intensity strength training and … Continue reading Effect of High-Intensity Strength #Training on #Knee Pain and Knee Joint Compressive Forces Among Adults With Knee #Osteoarthritis