News tagged with fitness levels

Can Wii help control gestational diabetes?

Many women have trouble finding time to exercise in their busy lifestyles. That's especially true for pregnant women who live in northern climates such as Canada, where the weather can limit outdoor activity during winter ...

Oct 13, 2010
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Personal factors can determine the length of sick leave

Patients, sick-listed for back and neck problems return to work at different rates despite having similar problems, and personal factors play a major role, reveals a thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Jun 14, 2010
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Study links cardiorespiratory fitness, stroke risk

(PhysOrg.com) -- A study by researchers at the University of South Carolina's Arnold School of Public Health has found that men with low levels of cardiorespiratory fitness are 60 percent more likely to die of stroke than ...

Jun 03, 2010
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The biggest winners: Summer campers

A residential summer weight-loss camp markedly improved obese children's health, a study in the April edition of Pediatrics reports. A Saint Louis University physician found the camp improved children's weight, body mass i ...

May 06, 2010
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Cardiovascular fitness not affected by cancer treatment

The cardiovascular fitness level of cancer survivors is not affected by many standard cancer therapies, say researchers from Georgetown University Medical Cancer. That is the finding of a new observational study to be presented ...

May 28, 2009
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