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Combined diet and physical activity is better than diet or physical activity alone at improving health outcomes for patients in New Zealand's primary care intervention
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-08)
Background: A dearth of knowledge exists regarding how multiple health behavior changes made within an exercise prescription programme can improve health parameters. This study aimed to analyse the impact of changing diet ...
Preventive medicine needs to begin with our children
(Isfahan University of Medical Sciences (IUMS), 2014-01)
Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) is typically associated with middle or old age, the atherosclerotic process often initiates early in childhood and is occurring at an increasing rate. There is a consensus that changes ...
Sedentary behaviour and chronic disease
(SAGE Publications, 2014-05-01)
Can sedentary behaviour be considered a cultural maladaptation? Michael Hamlin and Adrian Paterson, both of Lincoln University, New Zealand, compare current physical activity patterns with those of our hunter-gatherer ...
Pre-adolescent cardio-metabolic associations and correlates: PACMAC methodology and study protocol
Although cardiovascular disease is typically associated with middle or old age, the atherosclerotic process often initiates early in childhood. The process of atherosclerosis appears to be occurring at an increasing rate, ...
Effects of whole body vibration on glycemic indices and peripheral blood flow in type II diabetic patients
(Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia, 2017-07)
Background: Whole body vibration (WBV) training is a regime of training on a vibration platform that provides oscillatory movement to the body. Vibration training may be a potentially useful therapeutic strategy to control ...