How A Fitness Plan Can Benefit Your Health

It’s a new year, and a lot a people will have the New Year’s resolution to get fit by changing their diet or going to the gym. However, that is good news only if one is willing to do these things and maintain such a plan throughout the (rest of the) year. If you are… Read More

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5 Quick Tips for Bulking Up

Bulking up can be difficult, which is why you need to do it properly by following the correct protocols. There is much more to it than simply eating whatever you want, as you need to eat the right foods to gain both muscle and fat, rather than just fat. This also means getting the right… Read More

Explaining the Noise Effects on Sleep with Consideration of Neurophysiology & Epidemiology

Research Paper Title Development of a new night-time noise index: Integration of neurophysiological theory and epidemiological findings Background The effects of environmental noise on sleep are of great interest to public health. Numerous studies have been conducted to investigate these effects; however, these previous studies applied existing sound-level statistics that were not based on neurophysiology.… Read More

Cost-Effectiveness & Outcomes of Direct Access to Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders

Research Paper Title Cost-Effectiveness and Outcomes of Direct Access to Physical Therapy for Musculoskeletal Disorders Compared to Physician-First Access in the United States: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Background Direct access to physical therapy provides an alternative to physician-first systems for patients who need physical therapy for musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Direct access across multiple countries and… Read More

Outdoor Fitness for Seniors: How Often Should They Practice?

Introduction Lack of exercise and a highly sedentary lifestyle are two major contributors to serious health problems among older adults. As people get older, they tend to significantly reduce the amount of physical activity they do. This can lead to heart disease, obesity, and an increased risk of falls. The fear of falling is one… Read More

Developing Models for Predicting Sleep Latency & Sleep Duration

Research Paper Title Models for Predicting Sleep Latency and Sleep Duration. Background Planning effective sleep-wake schedules for civilian and military settings depends on the ability to predict the extent to which restorative sleep is likely for a specified sleep period. Here, the researchers developed and validated two mathematical models, one for predicting sleep latency and… Read More

How Strong Relationships Affect Military Morale

Of all the potentially dangerous professions in the world, few compare with the extremes faced by military personnel. There are benefits: regular medical checks, exceptional health insurance, generous vacation allowances, educational opportunities, and excellent pay. But soldiers on active service face the possibility of death, serious physical injury, or mental scars. For those in service,… Read More