Tag Archives: Exercise

The impact of exercise performance dissatisfaction and physical exercise on symptoms of depression

Edman, Lynch & Yates (2014) The impact of exercise performance dissatisfaction and physical exercise on symptoms of depression among college students: a gender comparison. Depression is a common psychological problem and females have been found to be at greater risk for this disorder than males. Although numerous studies have found that physical exercise is negatively associated with risk of […]

Physical activity associated with lower rates of hospital readmission in patients with COPD

Nguyen, Chu, Liu et al. 2014; Physical activity associated with lower rates of hospital readmission in patients with COPD Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who participated in any level of moderate to vigorous physical activity had a lower risk of hospital readmission within 30 days compared to those who were inactive, according to a […]

Regular aerobic exercise boosts memory area of brain in older women

Brinke, Bolandzadeh, Nagamatsu et al. 2014; Regular aerobic exercise boosts memory area of brain in older women Regular aerobic exercise seems to boost the size of the area of the brain involved in verbal memory and learning among women whose intellectual capacity has been affected by age, indicates a small study. The researchers tested the […]