Navigation Links
Women Less Apt Than Men to Get Recommended Daily Exercise
Date:4/13/2012

FRIDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- American women are less likely than men to get at least 30 minutes of exercise a day, a new study shows.

Current recommendations call for adults to get at least 30 minutes of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity most days of the week to ward off multiple health problems, including an obesity-related condition called metabolic syndrome.

Metabolic syndrome refers to a collection of risk factors -- including high cholesterol, high blood pressure and extra belly weight -- that increase the risk for heart disease, stroke and type 2 diabetes.

The Oregon State University study of more than 1,000 women and men found that women averaged only about 18 minutes of moderate-to-vigorous exercise daily, while men averaged 30 minutes. Participants wore an accelerometer, a device that measured how much daily activity they were getting.

People who got at least 30 minutes of exercise a day were less likely to be depressed, less likely to have high cholesterol and less likely to have metabolic syndrome, the researchers said.

The study was published online in the journal Preventive Medicine.

"It's pretty striking what happens to you if you don't meet that 30 minutes a day of activity," Bradley Cardinal, a professor of social psychology and physical activity, said in a university news release. "Women in our sample had better health behavior -- they were much less likely to smoke for instance -- but the lack of activity still puts them at risk."

He noted that depression increases the risk of abdominal fat and insulin resistance, both of which are risk factors for metabolic syndrome.

"Physical activity has been shown to reduce depression," Cardinal said. "So the key message here is to get that 30 minutes of exercise every day because it reduces a great deal of risk factors."

More information

The U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services Office on
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Company Invites Women to STOP PMS - Take the 10-Minute Challenge
2. LifestyleMom.com and the LifestyleMom Radio Cafe Aim to Help Women Create a Family Life and "Me Life" That They Truly Love
3. Women More Likely to Fail Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation
4. Diabetes drug ups risk for bone fractures in older women
5. Womens Heart Disease Awareness Still Lacking
6. Cyndi Lauper, Lady Gaga Put Spotlight on Women and HIV
7. American Heart Association Rapid Access Journal Report: Study Finds Racial Gaps Continue in Heart Disease Awareness, Low Knowledge of Heart Attack Warning Signs Among Women
8. Womens Dermatologic Society Marks 35th Anniversary with Release of Unprecedented Book of Wisdom and Inspiration
9. Few Women at High Risk for Breast Cancer Take Tamoxifen
10. Diane von Furstenberg Establishes The DVF Awards to Recognize Outstanding Women Leaders
11. YazTalk Warns Women of Life Threatening Side Effects
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/30/2014)... The establishment and creation of ... one of the main strategies of the Church ... impact around the world. , Architecturally stellar buildings ... executives and trainers deliver L. Ron Hubbard's spiritual ... statistics demonstrate that significant reduction in crime, major ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Seniors Guide, the comprehensive guide to all things senior, ... Disease, Dementia, and Memory Loss . , Country singer Glen ... with the Alzheimer’s, inspired Seniors Guide writers to review the ... movie, out on October 14, 2014, shows a glimpse of ... disease – which inspires a final tour from the musician ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... By Randy Dotinga ... -- About one in five patients operated on for broken ... after surgery, a new study finds. Less-educated patients ... times more likely to be "doctor shoppers," said study lead ... Lexington, Ky. Overall, he said, the study suggests that doctors ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... commonly used to treat gout, before and after ... complications from this type of surgery, but it ... according to a study published by JAMA ... to coincide with its presentation at the European ... cardiac surgery include postpericardiotomy syndrome (the occurrence of ...
(Date:8/30/2014)... Bringing forth the great opportunities, India's #1 ... Day discount on all SEO services. While working with ... related to internet marketing. Their dedicated team of professionals ... have a deep understanding for their specialization. This further ... since the inception, they have worked with over 5000 ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Cradle of Aviation Museum Opens Its Doors to Long Island Scientologists 2Health News:Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Focus on Retirement Website SeniorsGuideOnline.com 2Health News:'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds 2Health News:'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds 3Health News:Medication shows mixed results in reducing complications from cardiac surgery 2Health News:Profit By Search Announces Labor Day Discount on SEO Services 2
... ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 16 Acknowledging that their results ... in the International Journal of Andrology nevertheless attempt to link ... to maternal exposure to phthalates. The researchers, led by ... previous, and much publicized, study of phthalate exposure to evaluate ...
... , SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Nov. 15 ... Company will hold a teleconference and webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern ... Phase 3 SPEAR (Study of Picoplatin Efficacy After Relapse) trial of ... Conference Call and Webcast Information , To participate ...
... 15 The World Champion New York Yankees ... at New York Blood Center,s (NYBC) Biennial Chairman,s Dinner this ... The event is chaired by William J. Mullaney, MetLife ... the opportunity to honor these two outstanding supporting organizations as ...
... ... its intention to begin the drug registration process in Brazil and Colombia for its ... United States for the treatment of moderate to severe (Stage 2) chronic pain. ... Plantation, FL (Vocus) ...
... , ... from the RecordAF,registry (REgistry on Cardiac rhythm disORDers assessing ... Sessions of the,American Heart Association, show that in recently ... rhythm-control strategy,provides better short term control of the arrhythmia ...
... when new lead is needed in heart devices, ... -- Replacing or adding wiring increases the risk ... replace a pacemaker or other heart rhythm-stabilizing device, ... complication rates among patients enrolled in the REPLACE ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Swan Study Authors Note Results 'Not Straightforward' 2Health News:Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Host Conference Call and Webcast at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time Tomorrow to Discuss Results of Pivotal Phase 3 SPEAR Trial in Small Cell Lung Cancer 2Health News:World Champion New York Yankees, BNY Mellon to be Honored as New York Blood Center 'Champions of Life' 2Health News:Nutra Pharma Announces Plans to Begin Drug Registration Process in South America for its Over-the-Counter Pain Reliever 2Health News:Nutra Pharma Announces Plans to Begin Drug Registration Process in South America for its Over-the-Counter Pain Reliever 3Health News:Nutra Pharma Announces Plans to Begin Drug Registration Process in South America for its Over-the-Counter Pain Reliever 4Health News:First Global Atrial Fibrillation Registry, RecordAF, Shows Rhythm-Control Strategy With Current Therapies Achieves Improved Disease Control but not Clinical Outcomes 2Health News:First Global Atrial Fibrillation Registry, RecordAF, Shows Rhythm-Control Strategy With Current Therapies Achieves Improved Disease Control but not Clinical Outcomes 3Health News:First Global Atrial Fibrillation Registry, RecordAF, Shows Rhythm-Control Strategy With Current Therapies Achieves Improved Disease Control but not Clinical Outcomes 4Health News:First Global Atrial Fibrillation Registry, RecordAF, Shows Rhythm-Control Strategy With Current Therapies Achieves Improved Disease Control but not Clinical Outcomes 5
(Date:8/29/2014)... Md. , Aug. 29, 2014  United Therapeutics ... the U.S. District Court for the District of ... favor in the company,s case against Sandoz, Inc. regarding ... Peter Sheridan ruled that U.S. Patent No. ... and enjoined Sandoz from marketing its generic product until ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... Aug. 29, 2014  Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" or "Company") ... that it intends to release its financial results for ... 30, 2014 after market trading ends on Tuesday, September ... conference call for 4:30 p.m. U.S. EDT on Tuesday, ... a.m. AEST), to review the Company,s financial results, commercial partnerships, ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... UNION CITY, Calif. , Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... products company manufacturing point-of-care blood instrumentation and consumables to ... Clint Severson , Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ... Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014 on Tuesday, September 9, ... held at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:District Court Decision Received In Remodulin Patent Case 2Unilife Corporation to Announce Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2014 Fourth Quarter and Year End on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 2Abaxis, Inc. to Present at CL King's 12th Annual Best Ideas Conference 2014 2
For use with Slitlamps which have a smaller distance between the eye and the reduction prism than the Haag-Streit 900. Designed to work with argon/YAG Lasers....
... Windows-based image capture and management system that ... and ICG Angiography images. It interfaces with ... obtain images from any ophthalmic device with ... has all the features of EyeCap RI, ...
... image capture and management system that acquires ... ICG Angiography images. It interfaces with most ... images from any ophthalmic device with video, ... high quality colour Retinal Images from non-mydriatic ...
... EyeCap SL is the most advanced ... image capture and management system that acquires ... the latest technology.Images can be captured directly ... video cameras, as well as any other ...
Medicine Products: