The Motivation to Benefit from Exercise



Linking Biomedical Risk Factors & the Future Development of Achilles Tendinopathy

Research Paper Title Biomedical Risk Factors of Achilles Tendinopathy in Physically Active People: a Systematic Review Background Achilles tendinopathy is the most prevalent tendon disorder in people engaged in running and jumping sports. Aetiology of Achilles tendinopathy is complex and requires comprehensive research of contributing risk factors. There is relatively little research focussing on potential… Read More

Would More Physical Education Reduce Youth Overweight?

The prevalence of youth overweight has risen dramatically over the past three decades in the U.S. and now represents an epidemic. Since 1970, the fraction of children that are overweight has nearly quadrupled among 6 to 11 year olds and more than doubled among 12 to 19 year olds. Currently, one in six children aged… Read More

Research: Physical Activity Patterns & Myocardial Infarction

Research Paper Title A Case-control Study of Physical Activity Patterns and Risk of Non-fatal Myocardial Infarction. Background The interactive effects of different types of physical activity on cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk have not been fully considered in previous studies. The researchers aimed to identify physical activity patterns that take into account combinations of physical activities and… Read More