Written by NFPT Staff Writer Tuesday, 22 April 2014 00:00
Obesity comes with many health risks, and a newly identified syndrome known as "osteosarcopenic obesity" that associates the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity may explain how many obese people experience problems that put them at a higher risk of falling and breaking bones.
Written by NFPT Staff Writer Thursday, 10 April 2014 00:00
Participating in endurance sports not only changes the condition and fitness of muscles but also improves the connections between nerve cells and muscle fibers, a new study has found.
Written by NFPT Staff Writer Monday, 07 April 2014 00:00
We tend to think of the health benefits of being physically active in young adulthood as being primarily physical. But the results of a recently published study suggest that these benefits carry over into cognitive health - and those on into middle age.
Written by NFPT Staff Writer Tuesday, 01 April 2014 00:00
To the list of the many health benefits of building lean body mass, it may be time to tack on yet another: According to a recently published study, the more muscle mass older people have, the less likely they are to die prematurely.
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