Early and accurate diagnosis leads to optimal recovery from concussion. Over the past year across a series of studies, researchers have systematically evaluated the use of the visio-vestibular examination (VVE) and its ability to enhance concussion diagnosis and management
Recently, researchers have been studying whether shorter variations of HIIT, involving as little as 4-min of high intensity exercise per session (excluding a warm up and cool down), also improve health. A new review paper published in The Journal of Physiology collates a decade's worth of research on the topic of this so-called low-volume high HIIT for health.
New study with 756 1st through 5th graders demonstrates that a six-week mashup of hoops and math has a positive effect on their desire to learn more, provides them with an experience of increased self-determination and grows math confidence among youth. The Basketball Mathematics study was conducted at five Danish primary and elementary schools by researchers from the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports.
New research from McMaster University suggests the pandemic has created a paradox where mental health has become both a motivator for and a barrier to physical activity.
A new study by Purdue University researchers shows that couples often decreased their speed when walking together. Speed further decreased if they were holding hands.
The recommendations are clear: physical activity is good for mental health. But it also depends on how varied it is. That's what a new study by researchers at the University of Basel shows, pointing to one of the reasons why well-being suffers during the pandemic.
A new British Journal of Sports Medicine paper argues that the reason women are more prone to sports injuries has more to do with gendered environments than female biology.
People who are physically active on a regular basis recover better after surgery for colorectal cancer. However, starting to exercise only after the diagnosis is a fact had no effect on recovery, a University of Gothenburg thesis shows.
University of Tsukuba researchers have found that 60 minutes of vigorous exercise improved objective measures of sleep, particularly by reducing the amount of time it takes to fall asleep and by enhancing the stability and power of slow waves during non-rapid eye movement sleep. However, the participants did not report a subjective increase in sleep quality. Thus, exercise may improve sleep quality even if it does not feel like it has a beneficial effect.
A genetic variation that regulates iron metabolism may enhance athletes' endurance performance, researchers at the University of Toronto have shown.