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Reducing screen time increases physical activity in children

Written by | 24 May 2022

Many young people spend much of their time using digital screens which may reduce their engagement in physical activity. But children have always been sedentary during most of […]

Twenty minutes of activity at 70 helps the heart at 85

Written by | 18 Feb 2022

Daily moderate to vigorous physical activity of at least 20 minutes undertaken by persons in early old age (70-75 years) might be the best way to avoid, in […]

More effective fitness trackers, more physical activity

Written by | 18 Oct 2021

Researchers apply engineering tools to personalize fitness tracker messages. As the popularity of fitness trackers has increased, so have the opportunities to use such devices to not only […]

High physical activity levels may counter serious health harms of poor sleep

Written by | 28 Jul 2021

Those who had both the poorest sleep quality and who exercised the least were most at risk of death from heart disease, stroke, and cancer, the findings indicate, […]

Different physical activity ‘cocktails’ have similar health benefits

Written by | 27 May 2021

A new study from Columbia University and an international team of researchers identifies multiple ways to achieve the same health benefits from exercise — as long as the […]

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