Tag: "endurance" at medical news
Caffeine keeps soldiers sharp
...0 mg, also appears effective in enhancing physical endurance
and may be especially useful in returning some of the physical endurance
lost at high altitude. "We think this is going to be extremely important in this ongoing effort to c...
Artists prone to cubital tunnel syndrome
...onal artists, demands of excellence, precision and endurance
can be costly to the body of the artist, often leading to seriously debilitating conditions such as carpal tunnel or cubital tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel is caused by pressure exerted on the median nerve at the wrist and cubital tunnel is caused b...
Immune function could benefit from exercise
...years exercised doing both resistance training and endurance
training for twelve months. Each exercise was done for a total of 60 minutes each week. The levels of secretory immunoglobulin A (SIgA), a biological marker of immune function found in saliva, which is often used by researchers to determine the role ...
COPD patients can benefit through intense training
... breathing and the respiratory muscle strength and endurance
is often reduced in these patients. Earlier resear...aining is effective in increasing the strength and endurance
of respiratory muscles of COPD patients, thereby treating their breathing problems. However, it was ...
Athletes Warned Of Exercise-Associated Hyponatremia
...ition statement on current understanding of EAH in endurance
athletes. The statement summarizes the conclusions... during exercise. Planners of marathons and other endurance
events can discourage over-consumption of fluid by making sure water stations aren't placed too clos...
Wounds Heal 25% Faster In Older Adults Who Exercise Regularly
...s of cool-down exercises. Assessments of exercise endurance
and stress were made on each participant at the beginning and end of the study. The exercise endurance
test, completed on a treadmill, measured each subject's aerobic fitness level by measuring how much ...
Chocolate milk may Be Good For Athletes
... from strenuous exercise, says a new study.Intense endurance
exercise reduces supply of stored glucose// or glycogen, a key source of fuel for exercise, to the muscles. The findings suggest that chocolate milk has an optimal ratio of carbohydrates to protein to help refuel tired musclesTo maximise glycogen r...
COPD Patients portray improved exercise performance after breathing a Special Gas
...ients revealed that after breathing the gas, their endurance
walking test improved nearly 64% with less shortne...ur data shows this is not the case. The changes in endurance
exercise and reductions in breathlessness we report while breathing increased inspired oxygen or hel...
Efficacy Of Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans In Warding Off Fatigue To Be Studied
...s efficacy with plain water. Around 16 competitive endurance
cyclists and triathletes have already been recruit...ugh drinks rather than energy bars can improve the endurance
in athletes. But the effectiveness of jellybeans is yet to be tested. The UC Davis researchers will ...
Obesity One of the Cause of Frailty among the Aged
...rovements in their muscle strength, walking speed, endurance
and balance. In conclusion the researchers feel that diet and exercise must be an integral part of the therapy for treating frail obese older adults....
Viagra Beneficial to High-Altitude Athletes
... performance-enhancing drug, Viagra can be used by endurance
athletes at high altitudes as well as soldiers in the mountains of Afghanistan//. Research by scientists at the Stanford University and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System on participants who were riding stationary bicycles while brea...
Is Addition Of Proteins In The Sports Drink Beneficial?
... Gibala, ‘but no compelling evidence suggests that endurance
athletes need protein during exercise.’ Source: Eurealert...
All in the name of Fitness
...ves too far, they should have to qualify for ultra endurance
events such as the London Marathon.// According to Professor Greg Whyte, who trained Little Britain comedian David Walliams to swim the Channel earlier this year, says exercise can increase ill health and death rates if approached in the wrong way. ...
Dance Your Way to a Better Body
...mproved cardiovascular function, lipid metabolism, endurance
and body composition. De Mille advises people considering dance as fitness therapy to keep three key points in mind: Treat any pain first -- People should see their doctor and perhaps a physical therapist to have their pain issues diagnosed and t...
Don’t have time to workout? Yes, you do
...s study on high intensity exercise and traditional endurance
training that was published in the Journal of Phys...eir work then did not directly compare sprint with endurance
training. The new study was conducted on 16 men performing 6 training sessions over 2 weeks. Half ...
Home Is Where the Gym Is
... easy to use, treadmills can help build leg muscle endurance
and strength as well as aerobic capacity. Motori...cardiovascular workout that helps built leg muscle endurance
and strength and improves aerobic capacity. Almost anyone, including people with arthritis, can use ...
Skin cancer risk runs deep in marathoners
...mune system is under much stress owing to the high endurance
levels. This can also in turn facilitate higher risk for development of skin cancer. MS...
Cancer Prevented by Diet Low in Protein and Calories
...lasma growth factor called IGF-1 than equally lean endurance
runners." "That suggests to us that a diet lower ...ve a greater protective effect against cancer than endurance
exercise, independently of body fat mass." KOM...
Sports-Formulated Jelly Beans Just as Effective as Sports Drinks
...d improving exercise performance among competitive endurance
athletes who participated in a study by researcher...rbohydrate supplements during exercise can improve endurance
performance by maintaining blood glucose levels and muscle carbohydrate stores. The American Colle...
Training Breathing Muscles Improves Swimmer's Performance
...immers and scuba divers can improve their swimming endurance
and breathing capacity through targeted training o... flow rates (endurance) improved their respiratory endurance
and surface and underwater swimming times by 38 percent and 26 percent, respectively. The group ra...