Tag: exercise

1. In this prospective study, the impact of exercise in nature and nature therapy was measured in young adults who reported feelings of anxiety, depression, and stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. 2. Both nature therapy and exercise in nature resulted in improved mental health, although nature therapy had a greater...
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1. In this study, significant weight loss occurred in the group performing aerobic exercise that expended 20 kcal/kg/week but was only half of what was expected if there was no compensation. 2. In the group that expended 8 kcal/kg/week, there was no change in weight and no significant change in...
1. Aerobic exercise alone or combined with resistance training improves cancer related fatigue better than other forms of activity. 2. Studies reporting the best improvements followed low to moderate intensity regimens.  Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Cancer related fatigue (CRF) is the most common disease in cancer patients who receive cancer...
1. Chronic exercise interventions had a small to moderate positive effect on executive function overall in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder; particularly in cognitive flexibility and inhibitory control. 2. Chronic exercise intervention was shown to have a non-significant effect on working memory. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Youth with autism...
2 Minute Medicine is pleased to announce that we are launching Wellness Check, a new series dedicated to exploring new research evidence focused on wellness. Each week, we will report on articles examining different aspects of wellness, including (but not limited to) nutrition, sleep, reproductive health, substance use and...
1. The risk of developing atrial fibrillation was significantly greater in athletes compared to non-athletes. 2. Younger (<55 yrs) and mixed sport athletes had a greater risk of developing atrial fibrillation than older athletes and those participating in endurance sports respectively. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) Many studies have shown that exercise...
1. Quality based physical activity interventions increased student’s cognition, mainly in primary education as well as academic performance (primarily mathematics-related skills). 2. Quantity based physical activity interventions had a very small effect on academic performance. Evidence Rating Level: 1 (Excellent) It is well known in the literature that physical activity is positively...
1. Transwomen competing in sports may retain strength advantages over cisgender women even after 3 years of hormone therapy. 2. Transwomen have red blood cell findings equivalent to those of cis gender women after 4 months of hormone therapy, thereby reducing their endurance performance. Evidence Level Rating: 1 (Excellent) Presently, there...
1. Higher levels of exercise were associated with lower risk of death regardless of the level of exposure to fine particulate matter (PM2.5). Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Air pollution and physical inactivity are considered leading causes of death and disability worldwide. However, greater than 91% of the world’s population lives...