Exercise physiology

The Evolution of Exercise

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:01am

At the beginning of lockdown, many saw this time as opportunity for self-improvement and used the additional time as a chance to exercise.

Key Points: 
  • At the beginning of lockdown, many saw this time as opportunity for self-improvement and used the additional time as a chance to exercise.
  • Fuel your exercise the right way:Carbohydrate is the body's primary source of fuel and is a particularly important macronutrient to maximise workouts.
  • 65% of our body consists of water and dehydration can have a huge impact on exercise performance energy and even mood.
  • Building recovery time into any training programme is important as it allows the body to replenish energy stores, repair damaged tissue and adapt to exercise stress.

Janssen Highlights Impact of Multiple Sclerosis-Related Fatigue with Real-World Study Data Presentation at MSVirtual2020 and Global Patient Survey

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

The data are being shared online as an accepted poster presentation (#P1004) during MSVirtual2020: 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • The data are being shared online as an accepted poster presentation (#P1004) during MSVirtual2020: 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting.
  • Separately, Janssen, in partnership with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), recently conducted a global patient research survey to examine the impact of MS-related fatigue on social and emotional aspects of daily life.
  • The survey included 1,300 adult patients with MS living in the U.S., Germany, Canada, France, the UK and Italy.
  • Survey results show that more than 65 percent of patients with MS experience fatigue on a daily basis with 60 percent stating their fatigue has worsened since their diagnosis.

Janssen Highlights Impact of Multiple Sclerosis-Related Fatigue with Real-World Study Data Presentation at MSVirtual2020 and Global Patient Survey

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 1:00pm

These data are being shared online as a poster presentation (#P1004) during MSVirtual2020: 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting.

Key Points: 
  • These data are being shared online as a poster presentation (#P1004) during MSVirtual2020: 8th Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting.
  • Approximately 37 percent stated they had trouble making new friends or had strained friendships because of fatigue.
  • In the workplace specifically, 85 percent reported their fatigue impacts how they feel and act at work.
  • A real-world study characterizing symptoms and impacts of fatigue in US adults with relapsing multiple sclerosis using a novel disease specific scale.

PLT Launches RipFACTOR® Muscle Accelerator for Active/Sports Nutrition Products

Wednesday, September 9, 2020 - 3:44pm

With the ultra-performance formulation, subjects consuming RipFACTOR showed as much as a 4x increase in muscle size, a 2x improvement in muscle endurance and a 5x improvement in body strength relative to participants taking a placebo.

Key Points: 
  • With the ultra-performance formulation, subjects consuming RipFACTOR showed as much as a 4x increase in muscle size, a 2x improvement in muscle endurance and a 5x improvement in body strength relative to participants taking a placebo.
  • According to Seth Flowerman, President and CEO of PLT Health Solutions, RipFACTOR was brought to market as a best-in-class sports nutrition ingredient with the safety, regulatory, and clinical substantiation required to power leading global sports nutrition brands.
  • "RipFACTOR is already being developed as a hero ingredient in a range of leading brands in the active/sports nutrition market.
  • According to Barbara Davis, Head of Clinical & Regulatory Sciences for PLT, RipFACTOR meets growing consumer demand for ingredients that support dramatic and experiential improvements in strength, endurance and muscle growth.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Self-Propelled Wagon (PIT-1080)

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - 7:30pm

Fortunately, an inventor from Pittsburgh, Pa., has thought of a way to lighten the load.

Key Points: 
  • Fortunately, an inventor from Pittsburgh, Pa., has thought of a way to lighten the load.
  • As such it helps with light landscaping and gardening projects while reducing the chances of back and muscle strain and pain from physical exertion.
  • As a result, it improves confidence and develops independence and self- reliance.
  • 19-PIT-1080, InventHelp, 217 Ninth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222, or call (412) 288-1300 ext.

Aerobic Training May Improve Asthma Control and Reduce Frequency of Rescue Medication Use

Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 3:00pm

First, it is important to emphasize that aerobic training and breathing exercises are non-pharmacological interventions that can improve asthma control.

Key Points: 
  • First, it is important to emphasize that aerobic training and breathing exercises are non-pharmacological interventions that can improve asthma control.
  • The study aimed to compare aerobic training and breathing exercises' effects on clinical control and airway inflammation in 54 patients with moderate-to-severe asthma.
  • Participants were randomly separated into the aerobic training group (AG) or the breathing group (BG) and participated in interventions for 24 sessions.
  • The AG and BG showed similar results for asthma control evaluated by the ACQ score, but when improvement in asthma control was evaluated individually, the AG had longer-lasting benefits than the BG and demonstrated a greater reduction in rescue medication use.

Experienced Chiropractic Physician Shares Powerful Guidelines for Staying Young, Flexible and Resetting the Clock on Aging

Monday, July 20, 2020 - 12:02pm

From her 38-years of being a chiropractor, Dr. Pearson provides decades of knowledge and data by illustrating healthy ways to live and age properly.

Key Points: 
  • From her 38-years of being a chiropractor, Dr. Pearson provides decades of knowledge and data by illustrating healthy ways to live and age properly.
  • From bad posture to quality exercises, readers will be enlightened by the eight-minute routine that she provides.
  • While reading Dr. Pearsons book, readers will get a grasp on the different tissues in their bodies that require unique attention.
  • The lessons will illustrate that it is not just enough to stretch muscles, but how certain muscles require different attention.

The Cooper Institute kicks off its 50th anniversary with The FitnessGram PACER Test Remixes! album release and documentary film, bringing a diverse new sound to student fitness.

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 7:12pm

The Cooper Institute is proud to announce the launch of the FitnessGram PACER Test Remixes!

Key Points: 
  • The Cooper Institute is proud to announce the launch of the FitnessGram PACER Test Remixes!
  • The June 22 album release coincides with the 50th anniversary of The Cooper Institute, founded in 1970 by Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper to improve public health through fitness research and education.
  • The test measures aerobic capacity, muscular strength, endurance, flexibility and body composition to determine the overall physical health of students.
  • Research from FitnessGram helps school administrators, healthcare advocates and policymakers make evidence-based decisions that improve the health of our nations youth.

InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Way to Track Activity Dosage & Health Data (BTM-2758)

Monday, June 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

I believe this will help people become more aware and involved in improving their health on a daily basis."

Key Points: 
  • I believe this will help people become more aware and involved in improving their health on a daily basis."
  • PRIME FIT, patent-pending, provides a more effective method of assessing physical activity and exercise dosage as well as other personal health data.
  • In addition, it detects physical inactivity and low fitness and consequently can be used to monitor effects of exercise programs on health parameters.
  • "My design enables you to measure physical activity and exercise dosage in an effective and efficient manner.

Xeris Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Results From the Outpatient Stage of a Phase 2 Study of Its Developmental Gvoke Ready-to-Use (RTU) Micro™ Glucagon in Adults at Risk of Hypoglycemia During and After Aerobic Exercise

Monday, June 15, 2020 - 11:00am

Results show that pretreatment with 150 g of RTU glucagon was adequate to maintain normal blood glucose levels during prolonged, moderate-to-intense aerobic exercise.

Key Points: 
  • Results show that pretreatment with 150 g of RTU glucagon was adequate to maintain normal blood glucose levels during prolonged, moderate-to-intense aerobic exercise.
  • During the 12-week outpatient stage, 45 subjects completed 795 aerobic exercise sessions.
  • The difference in the incidence rates of EIH between the two RTU Glucagon arms was not statistically significant.
  • Many people with diabetes do not achieve 2 hours of aerobic exercise per week, despite recommendations from the ADA guidelines.