Navigation Links
Total amount of exercise important, not frequency, research shows
Date:6/20/2013

A new study by Queen's University researchers has determined that adults who accumulated 150 minutes of exercise on a few days of the week were not any less healthy than adults who exercised more frequently throughout the week.

Ian Janssen and his graduate student Janine Clarke studied 2,324 adults from across Canada to determine whether the frequency of physical activity throughout the week is associated with risk factors for diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

"The findings indicate that it does not matter how adults choose to accumulate their 150 weekly minutes of physical activity," says Dr. Janssen. "For instance, someone who did not perform any physical activity on Monday to Friday but was active for 150 minutes over the weekend would obtain the same health benefits from their activity as someone who accumulated 150 minutes of activity over the week by doing 20-25 minutes of activity on a daily basis."

Physical activity was measured continuously throughout the week by having research participants wear accelerometers on their waists. Accelerometers are tiny electrical devices (about the size of a small package of matches) that record how much a person moves every minute.

Dr. Janssen divided the adults who met the physical activity guidelines (more than 150 minutes per week of aerobic activity) into those who were frequently active (active five to seven days of the week) and infrequently active (active one to four days of the week).

"The important message is that adults should aim to accumulate at least 150 minutes of weekly physical activity in whatever pattern that works for their schedule."


'/>"/>

Contact: Jenny Ryan
jenny.ryan@nrcresearchpress.com
Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press)
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. ONR outreach focuses on Pacific total force
2. UNH labs receive 2 NSF grants totalling $1.35m for research instruments
3. Diet high in total antioxidants associated with lower risk of myocardial infarction in women
4. TI introduces an all-in-one enterprise tablet solution for less than $70 total BOM
5. Aware, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend of $1.80 Per Share, or Approximately $40 Million in Total
6. Total donates high-speed computer cluster to UH
7. NRELs economic benefit to Colorado totals $814.8 million in FY 2012
8. NCEAS DataONE streamlines search and analysis of massive amounts of ecological data
9. Studies shed light on how to reduce the amount of toxins in plant-derived foods
10. Mini-pig tale provides massive amount of genomic data for human health
11. Antibacterial agent used in common soaps found in increasing amounts in freshwater lakes
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/29/2015)... May 28, 2015 Research and Markets ... the "Facial Recognition Market by Solution, by ... Forecast to 2020" report to their offering. ... facial recognition technology become more efficient and cost ... traction and investment from the commercial sector. The ...
(Date:5/27/2015)... , May 27, 2015   ... medication safety systems and image documentation solutions ... of comprehensive, technologically-advanced automation solutions, is pleased ... integration. The Codonics® Safe Label System® (SLS), ... in conjunction with the Omnicell Anesthesia Workstation, ...
(Date:5/25/2015)... -- Australia,s market for wearable technologies is considered to be ... of several trials and prototypes. The release of the ... ignite interest in wearables as well as accelerate sales ... This in turn will spur greater innovation from other ... vendors and distributors. Photo - ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global advanced Facial Recognition Market Expected to Grow From $2.77 Billion in 2015 to $6.19 Billion in 2020, at an Estimated CAGR of 17.4% 2Codonics and Omnicell Expand Partnership 2Codonics and Omnicell Expand Partnership 3Codonics and Omnicell Expand Partnership 4Australian wearables market to grow at CAGR of 78%; revenue of A$1 billion by 2018, says Frost & Sullivan 2Australian wearables market to grow at CAGR of 78%; revenue of A$1 billion by 2018, says Frost & Sullivan 3Australian wearables market to grow at CAGR of 78%; revenue of A$1 billion by 2018, says Frost & Sullivan 4
... reserves such as gold, diamond and natural gas isn,t ... look. Now researchers at Tel Aviv University have modernized the ... signs of lucrative resources that could lurk beneath our feet. ... first time, Prof. Lev Eppelbaum of TAU,s Department of ...
... Bethesda, MDA new research report published in The ... and scientists better understand a rare genetic disease that ... decreased vision called Enhanced S-Cone Syndrome or Goldman-Favre Syndrome. ... genes responsible for the healthy renewal of rods and ...
... had officials along the East Coast preparing for mass ... the University of Delaware were grabbing their best data ... It was a rare opportunity for the scientists ... as Irene threatened to be the biggest hurricane to ...
Cached Biology News:The geophysicist's guide to striking it rich 2Scientists unravel the cause of rare genetic disease: Goldman-Favre Syndrome explained 2Hurricane Irene: Scientists collect water quality and climate change data from huge storm 2
(Date:6/3/2015)... 02, 2015 Research and Markets ... of the "2015 Strategies in the ... to their offering. This new ... immunoprotein diagnostic market, including emerging tests, technologies, ... profiles of leading suppliers. During ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... Minn. , June 3, 2015 ... that supports the entire spectrum of clinical research, is ... iMedNet eClinical technology platform will ... by the end of this month.  iMedNet ... – built from the ground up by MedNet Solutions, ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... 2015 Typical racks for laboratory freezers ... and depths often taking up unnecessary room in already ... Low 5 Box Freezer Racks offer a customizable ... freezer storage boxes and freezers. , “These racks ... experiments or multiple people because users can configure freezer ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... 2015 Green Earth Energy has restructured ... support the RCBC Waste to Energy system. Paul ... the family business, http://www.greenearthwaste.com which has been ... added recycling to their waste collection services in 2012 ... the Fortune 500 companies with manufacturing plants in West ...
Breaking Biology Technology:United States Strategies in the Immunoprotein Diagnostic Testing Market Report 2015 2MedNet Announces "2015 Feature 1" Release Of iMedNet eClinical 2Freezer Space Can Now Be Configured Your Way with New Modular Freezer Racks 2
... BioNeutral Group, Inc. ("BioNeutral") (OTC Bulletin Board: BONU), ... that at ATS Labs, using a Quantitative Disk ... (C.diff) spores, BioNeutral,s Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade antimicrobial delivered ... Clostridium Difficile, an extremely dangerous and difficult to ...
... Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ) ... their joint venture in India under the agreement signed ... joint venture, called CPL Biologicals Pvt. Ltd., will develop ... using technology contributed from Novavax and Cadila Pharmaceuticals. ...
... safety of their drinking water for granted, that ordinary tap ... of Tel Aviv University,s School of Physics and Astronomy. ... natural disaster or sabotage, the physicist has developed a new ... water supply in real time. Modifying special fibers ...
Cached Biology Technology:BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Demonstrates a 99.9997% Kill Rate Against Clostridium Difficile Spores (C.diff) in Independent Lab Pre-testing Phase 2BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade Antimicrobial Demonstrates a 99.9997% Kill Rate Against Clostridium Difficile Spores (C.diff) in Independent Lab Pre-testing Phase 3Cadila Pharmaceuticals Launches Joint Venture With Novavax in India 2Cadila Pharmaceuticals Launches Joint Venture With Novavax in India 3Cadila Pharmaceuticals Launches Joint Venture With Novavax in India 4Monitoring water through a snake's eyes 2Monitoring water through a snake's eyes 3
... syringe pump series combines Harvard Apparatuss best pump ... a wide range of configuration options. A lookup ... of syringes from all the major manufacturers. A ... the pertinent information from across the lab. All ...
ACS Reagent Grade C 19 H 14 O 5 S Formula Weight: 354.38 PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS Form: Rust/red crystalline powder Clarity of Solution: Passes test Visual Transition Interval: pH 6.8 - Yellow pH 8.2...
... Vector NTI allows you to store and ... data in a secure central relational database. ... creates an invaluable resource for clone tracking ... easily for immediate analysis. LabShare software integrates ...
... Protein A and Protein G bind ... immunoglobulins. Protein A and Protein G conjugates ... purify immunoglobulins (antibodies) and immunoglobulin subtypes from ... and other biological fluids. These reagents are ...
Biology Products: