News tagged with muscular strength

Hand-grip strength associated with poor survival

Poor or declining handgrip strength in the oldest old is associated with poor survival and may be used as a tool to assess mortality, found an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). The fastest growing segme ...

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Health
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Young adults who exercise get higher IQ

Young adults who are fit have a higher IQ and are more likely to go on to university, reveals a major new study carried out at the Sahlgrenska Academy and Sahlgrenska University Hospital.

dateDec 02, 2009 in Health
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Another reason to get your hands dirty

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Sports Medicine recommends at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week in order to maintain and improve optimal ...

dateDec 29, 2008 in Health
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People with type 2 diabetes improved muscular strength

Physical therapist-directed exercise counseling combined with fitness center-based exercise training can improve muscular strength and exercise capacity in people with type 2 diabetes, with outcomes similar to those of supervised ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Health
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