Navigation Links
Despite Olympic fever, British women remain indifferent about sport
Date:3/7/2013

Geneva, Switzerland (07 March, 2013) A new survey reveals that more than half of British women did not play competitive sport or spend any time on intensive workouts such as running or cycling, in a given week. Seven months on from the 2012 Olympics, British women are still less likely than their European counterparts to devote any time to competitive sport, with Britain trailing behind Germany, Denmark, Sweden and France, according to a new multi-national survey on sport and exercise habits. Following record turn-outs for women's football at the Olympics, the countdown to this summer's UEFA Women's EURO in Sweden offers an opportunity for women to kick start heart-healthy physical activities and set themselves the goal of being more active.

"Playing sport can be an important part of an active, healthy lifestyle. In combination with everyday physical activities, such as gardening or even doing household chores, sport can help reduce the risk of heart disease, the number one killer of women, responsible for the deaths of 1 in 3 women worldwide. According to the World Health Organization's Global Recommendations on Physical activity for Health, adults aged between 18-64 years should do 150 minutes of moderate physical activity (gardening, dancing or brisk walking) or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity (playing sport, running or aerobics) per week. Ahead of International Women's Day, we encourage women to take care of their heart health to avoid paying the penalty of an inactive lifestyle", said Johanna Ralston, CEO of the World Heart Federation.

Indeed, the survey reveals that British women are not only indifferent to sport, but 1 in 3 women do not do enough physical activity, putting themselves at risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), which includes heart disease and stroke. More than 2 million women in the UK are just below the threshold for a healthy level of physical activity. They could reduce their risk of CVD if they set themsel
'/>"/>

Contact: Charanjit Jagait
charanjit.jagait@worldheart.org
41-228-070-334
World Heart Federation
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Many Still Tanning, Despite Dangers, Survey Finds
2. Despite less play, childrens use of imagination increases over 2 decades
3. Despite hardships, black men in urban communities are resilient, MU researcher says
4. Despite clear benefits, heart failure clinics are rarely utilized
5. Seniors Creativity Can Thrive Despite Dementia
6. Undertreatment of common heart condition persists despite rapid adoption of novel therapies
7. Ethnic disparities in breast cancer survival remain despite socioeconomic similarities
8. Pneumonia remains the leading killer of children despite decline in global child deaths
9. Despite FDA Warning, Sports Supplements Still Available Online: Study
10. Despite hype, costly prostate cancer treatment offers little relief from side effects
11. Many U.S. Teens at Risk for Suicide Despite Treatment: Study
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/21/2014)... a low or very low birth weight may be ... The findings, which appear in Diabetes Care , ... 2 diabetes in African American populations, which has a ... Boston University,s Slone Epidemiology Center followed more than 21,000 ... the course of 16 years, analyzing characteristics such as ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Not only is ... can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a ... a professor of public health sciences at Wake Forest Baptist ... overweight and obese type 2 diabetes patients. ... randomly assigned to either an intensive "lifestyle change program" focused ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter ... combination of therapy and antidepressants appears to best help ... reports. Four out of five people suffering from ... recovery when treated with cognitive therapy plus antidepressant medication, ... didn,t work much better than drugs alone in helping ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 2014 A new study published this ... in disability associated with speech problems from 2001-02 to ... 15% increase in disability associated with hearing problems. The ... numbers of children who are experiencing communication disorders, according ... , On a broader level, the new study, ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... physicians in rural communities do not routinely screen ... Penn State medical and public health researchers. Rural ... limited resources if they seek help., "Rural health ... said Jennifer S. McCall-Hosenfeld, a primary care physician ... sciences, Penn State College of Medicine. "However, in ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Low birth weight linked to higher incidence of type 2 diabetes in African American women 2Health News:Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 2Health News:Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression 3Health News:New Pediatrics Study Reveals Dramatic Increase in Speech Problems in Children Over Past Decade 2Health News:New Pediatrics Study Reveals Dramatic Increase in Speech Problems in Children Over Past Decade 3Health News:Primary care physicians can be critical resource for abused women in rural areas 2
... The joimax(R) company in,Karlsruhe, Germany, is the ... unique instrumentation for the treatment of spinal canal,stenosis. ... bony,excrescences (osteophytes) narrow the spinal canal and drastically ... person. The so called 360,degree TESSYS(TM) Spinal Stenosis ...
... When Brett Waslefsky,s wife,said her job was making ... the stresses of the job, as well as a ... healthy. With this casual,conversation, a new kind of vitamin ... a web-based vitamin company,that offers occupation specific nutritional supplements, ...
... TUESDAY, June 3 (HealthDay News) -- At least 40 ... D, according to researchers from Children,s Hospital in Boston. , ... are already deficient in vitamin D, and another 28 percent ... the study, which appears in the June issue of the ...
... BOSTON, MA -- June 3, 2008 -- Global climate change ... affect bacteria, fungi and other microbial populations that perform a ... is not entirely certain what those effects will be, but ... say researchers today at a scientific meeting in Boston. , ...
... of Cancer Cancer is the ... MAF Canine Cancer Campaign Seeking to Treat and Cure ... its Web site, http://www.MorrisAnimalFoundation.org, a canine,cancer exclusive of special interest ... cancer. Cancer is the number one cause,of death in dogs over the ...
... National Alliance on,Mental Illness (NAMI) will holds its ... featuring leading experts, policymakers and,individuals and families living ... issues, including the latest scientific and medical advances ... issues., NAMI will honor TV journalist Jane ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:joimax(R) Revolutionizes Spine Surgery With the Launch of Newest and Fully-Endoscopic Product Innovations to Treat Spinal Canal Stenosis 2Health News:joimax(R) Revolutionizes Spine Surgery With the Launch of Newest and Fully-Endoscopic Product Innovations to Treat Spinal Canal Stenosis 3Health News:New Vitamin Company Caters to Occupational Health Concerns 2Health News:Vitamin D Deficiency Puts 40% of U.S. Infants and Toddlers At Risk 2Health News:Vitamin D Deficiency Puts 40% of U.S. Infants and Toddlers At Risk 3Health News:Climate change could impact vital functions of microbes 2Health News:Climate change could impact vital functions of microbes 3Health News:Canine Cancer Web Exclusive for Dog Owners and Lovers, Presented by Morris Animal Foundation - Features Colorado State and Cornell University Veterinary Cancer Experts 2Health News:Orlando: June 13-16; National Convention on Mental Illness; Jane Pauley to Receive Award 2
(Date:8/21/2014)... YORK , August 21, 2014 ... Israeli subsidiary, BreedIT Ltd., the exclusive worldwide license ... software for plant breeders and researchers, today is ... a joint venture with Seach Ltd, a leading ... formed to research and develop new breeds of ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... FAIRFAX, Va. , Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... real-time quality and Manufacturing Intelligence , today ... Intelligence Conference. The event will be held Oct. ... Mile, and is designed to showcase the necessity ... use of metrics and Manufacturing Intelligence to gain ...
(Date:8/21/2014)... 21, 2014 CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: ... Yields and consideration payable in connection with its previously announced ... 2014 for (1) any and all of its 6.250% Senior ... up to a maximum amount of its 6.125% Senior Notes ... Notes due 2017 (collectively, the "Maximum Tender Offer Notes" and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 2BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 3BreedIT Ltd. and Seach Ltd. Form KanaboSeed to Develop New Medical Cannabis Varieties 4InfinityQS to Host Manufacturing Intelligence Conference in Chicago 2CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 2CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 3CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 4CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 5CVS Caremark Corporation Announces Early Results of Tender Offers, Pricing, Election of Early Settlement and Increase in the Maximum Tender Offer Amount 6
... Pharmaceuticals announced that Richard Kent, M.D., a partner at ... directors.  Dr. Kent will replace Garheng Kong, M.D., Ph.D., ... Kong, who has recently taken a position as a ... chairman of the board. Dr. Kent brings ...
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to ... Sector will Sustain Growth ... Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cempra Pharmaceuticals Names Richard Kent, M.D., to Its Board of Directors 2Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 2Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 3Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 4Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 5Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 6Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 7Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 8Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 9Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 10Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 11Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 12Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 13Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 14Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 15Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 16Reportlinker Adds Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) Market to 2015 - Rise in the Generic and Biotech Sector will Sustain Growth 17
...
...
... antimony pH catheters are designed for patient comfort ... catheters are number marked at 5cm intervals and ... sixteen individual models are available spanning most clinical ... multi-use models with one or two sensors., ...
... designed for patient comfort as well as dependable ... at 5cm intervals and line marked each centimeter., ... available spanning most clinical needs and the range ... or two sensors., ,A range of four ...
Medicine Products: