Exercise & Fitness

Exercise Benefits Cognition in Older Adults

Exercise Benefits Cognition in Older Adults

Significant benefits were seen with aerobic exercise, resistance training, multicomponent training, and tai chi.

Pre-Stroke Exercise, Not BMI, Predicts Stroke Outcomes

Pre-Stroke Exercise, Not BMI, Predicts Stroke Outcomes

Patients who exercised prior to their stroke were more likely to be able to perform basic and complex tasks after the stroke event.

Resistance Training May Curb Fatigue in Fibromyalgia

Resistance Training May Curb Fatigue in Fibromyalgia

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Exercise is known to be beneficial in fibromyalgia management; however few studies have examined its specific effects on fatigue.

Meditation, Yoga May Help Improve Memory in Older Adults

Meditation, Yoga May Help Improve Memory in Older Adults

Participants in the yoga/meditation group also showed reduced levels of depression and anxiety.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exercise Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Exercise Effective for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The benefits of CBT and exercise can last over 2 years.

Exercise Benefits Mental, Physical Well-Being in Multiple Sclerosis

Exercise Benefits Mental, Physical Well-Being in Multiple Sclerosis

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Exercise and general increases in daily physical activity can help improve balance, reduce fatigue, and regain mental clarity in patients with MS.

Exercise May Curb Symptoms of Alzheimer's, Mild Cognitive Impairment

Exercise May Curb Symptoms of Alzheimer's, Mild Cognitive Impairment

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Walking, running or swimming may reduce a range of symptoms of neurodegenerative disorders.

Physicial Exercise May Prevent Poor Sleep Quality in Elderly

Physicial Exercise May Prevent Poor Sleep Quality in Elderly

The intervention did not seem to resolve existing sleep issues, however.

Women with Fibromyalgia Less Physically Active, More Sedentary

Women with Fibromyalgia Less Physically Active, More Sedentary

Notably, most healthy controls are also not meeting current recommendations for physical activity and steps.

Exercise, Behavioral Therapy Improves Outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Exercise, Behavioral Therapy Improves Outcomes in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

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A combination of physical, occupational, hand, speech, cognitive, and behavioral therapy improves outcomes.

Amphetamine Isomer Combined with Exercise May Cause Stroke

Amphetamine Isomer Combined with Exercise May Cause Stroke

The woman was in otherwise good health before suffering a hemorrhagic stroke after drinking a supplement containing BMPEA.

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