Older adults who continue to perform household chores have better cognition, attention span, and physical strength compared to those who no longer do their own home keeping chores. Housework in older adults was also linked to a decreased risk of falls.
Adults under sixty who spend a significant amount of engaged in sedentary activities and less time embarking on physical activity have a higher stroke risk than their more active peers.
A new study reports a strong association between high levels of physical activity and the ability to maintain cognitive function in breast cancer patients who received chemotherapy.
Whether you enjoy a rigorous workout or prefer a spot of light yoga, researchers say exercise can have a positive impact on your mental health.
A new picture book with step-by-step instructions on how to do basic exercises like jumping jacks, helps increase levels of physical activity in young people with ASD.
Middle-aged women who scored high on extraversion personality traits were more likely to report being physically active during leisure time than those who scored high in neuroticism.
Physical activity can help reduce incidents of depressive episodes in those with genetic risk factors for depression.
A correlative link has been discovered between weak upper and lower body physical performance, and an increase in depression and anxiety during midlife.