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There’s No Silver Bullet: A Review of Speed & Agility Training

In today’s world of athletic development a common marketable offering many coaches and parents may find appealing is that of speed, agility, and quickness (SAQ) training.  The goal of such programs, as the name implies, is to improve the running speed and ability of athletes to quickly change directions.  Improvements in these areas, while of course [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 March 31st, 2016|MOVE|0 Comments

The Physically Active Less Prone to Post-Heart Attack Depression

Research underscores link between physical activity and mental health By Robert Preidt Friday, November 6, 2015   FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Heart attack survivors who exercised for years prior to the event have a lower risk of developing depression, according to a new study. Researchers looked at 189 people in Norway after [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 November 13th, 2015|Healthy Headlines, MOVE|0 Comments

Just One Energy Drink Sends Young Adults’ Stress Hormone Levels Soaring

Researchers also found the beverage pushed blood pressure levels higher Monday, November 9, 2015   SUNDAY, Nov. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News)-- Just one energy drink can cause potentially harmful spikes in both stress hormone levels and blood pressure in young, healthy adults, a new study shows. After drinking a 16-ounce can of "Rockstar Punched," young [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 November 10th, 2015|FUEL, Healthy Headlines|0 Comments

In the Age of Loneliness, Connections at Work Matter

HBR STAFF Loneliness is a feeling we’d all like to avoid. Research shows it’s terrible for our health; it diminishes cognitive performance and the immune system, increases the risk of heart disease and dementia and hastens early death. And the psychological effects are just as bad; studies show that people need strong social connections to [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 September 21st, 2015|CONNECT, Healthy Headlines|0 Comments

Too Much, Too Little Sleep May Harm the Heart

Sound slumber 'recharges our batteries,' cardiologist explains Thursday, September 10, 2015 Folks who get too much or too little sleep -- or not enough quality rest -- are more likely to suffer from stiffened arteries and calcium deposits on the walls of their major arteries, said study lead author Dr. Chan-Won Kim. "Coronary calcium develops [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 September 18th, 2015|Healthy Headlines, RECOVER|0 Comments

Light From Smartphones, Tablets May Lower Sleep Hormone in Kids

Finding suggests use of electronic devices before bedtime could delay slumber Thursday, September 3, 2015   WEDNESDAY, Sept. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- New research offers a compelling reason for parents to ban smartphones, tablets and laptops in their children's bedrooms at night: The bright light of these devices may lower levels of melatonin, a [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Healthy Headlines, RECOVER|0 Comments

Exercise Boosts Obese Kids’ Heart Health

Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost Monday, August 10, 2015 MONDAY, Aug. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- When obese kids get moving, their cardiovascular health quickly improves even if they don't lose weight, a new review finds. Australian researchers looked at six studies on the effects [...]

By | 2017-02-20T16:11:01+00:00 August 18th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments