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Increasing physical activity on daily life is very important for happiness.
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Increased Physical Activity Linked to Anxiety in COPD Patients - RT: For Decision Makers in Respiratory Care

Increased Physical Activity Linked to Anxiety in COPD Patients - RT: For Decision Makers in Respiratory Care | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
RT: For Decision Makers in Respiratory Care (RT) is a leading source of information for respiratory care practitioners.
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Just 10 minutes of physical activity multiple times a day improves health - Medical Xpress

Just 10 minutes of physical activity multiple times a day improves health - Medical Xpress | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Just 10 minutes of physical activity multiple times a day improves health
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Despite the importance of physical activity, many people feel they don't have enough time to exercise.
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JAMA Network | JAMA | Association of All-Cause Mortality With Overweight and Obesity Using Standard Body Mass Index CategoriesA Systematic Review and Meta-analysisAll-Cause Mortality Using BMI Cate...

JAMA Network | JAMA | Association of All-Cause Mortality With Overweight and Obesity Using Standard Body Mass Index CategoriesA Systematic Review and Meta-analysisAll-Cause Mortality Using BMI Cate... | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
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Endocannabinoid System Plays A Decisive Role In Motivation For Exercise - RedOrbit

Endocannabinoid System Plays A Decisive Role In Motivation For Exercise - RedOrbit | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
RedOrbit Endocannabinoid System Plays A Decisive Role In Motivation For Exercise RedOrbit The inability to experience pleasure during physical activity, which is often quoted as one explanation why people partially or completely drop out of...
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Physical Activity Boosts Memory, Immediatly

Physical Activity Boosts Memory, Immediatly | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
brain-healthy lifestyle. Over the long term it helps both preserve the volume of gray matter in the brain and maintain cognitive functions.
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Lisa Bott's curator insight, April 6, 2014 8:48 PM

After reading this article, I want you to answer the following question.

 

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 If you were given the chance to test this theory. How would you do it and why would you choose that activity?

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Mobile health in 2013: From the gym to doctor's office - USA TODAY

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Mobile health in 2013: From the gym to doctor's office
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Thanks to a boom in digital health, the smartphone has assumed the role of everything from an ever-present fitness coach to FDA-approved heart monitor.
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An Appetite for Weight Management Tools - New York Times

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An Appetite for Weight Management Tools
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I found two kinds of technologies: fitness trackers to monitor physical activity, and P.C. and smartphone apps to track diet. I spent weeks testing several of them.
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Exercise Can Foster Child's Academic Performance - Health - Health & Science ... - Onislam.net

Exercise Can Foster Child's Academic Performance - Health - Health & Science ... - Onislam.net | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Onislam.netExercise Can Foster Child's Academic Performance - Health - Health & Science ...Onislam.netWhile scientists have long ago exhausted research relating positive effects of physical activity on physiological and bodily functions, research...
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Physical Activity and ADHD Symptoms - Your Therapy Source ...

Physical Activity and ADHD Symptoms - Your Therapy Source ... | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Each child participated in 26 minutes of continuous moderate-to-vigorous physical activity daily over eight school weeks. The effects of response inhibition was the most consistent. After the program, parents, teachers, and ...
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Lisa Bott's curator insight, April 6, 2014 9:18 PM

Read this short article and answer the question below.

 

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Why do you think that physical activity minimises symptoms of ADHD?

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Physical activity may add years to your life - The Checkup - The Washington Post

RT @Prevent_Obesity: Women who engage in 150 minutes of "moderate physical activity" can add 3 yrs to their lives. http://t.co/Ubypsz6G (h/t @MissHealth)
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Physical activity (exercise) fact sheet | womenshealth.gov

Physical activity (exercise) fact sheet | womenshealth.gov | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Ever wonder why physical activity is important for your health? Here are a few reasons why. http://t.co/R8BN23oa
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Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity - MayoClinic.com

Exercise: 7 benefits of regular physical activity - MayoClinic.com | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Exercise can improve your mood, stamina and sex life. How many more reasons do you need to get moving?
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Sedentary time, physical activity, and overweight in European

Sedentary time, physical activity, and overweight in European | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
At least one hour of medium to high intensity physical activity is recommended for children for fitness and energy-balance. Next to diet and physical activity, too much sedentary behavior, i.e. activities that children do while ...
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Increased advertising has measurable impact on fruit and vegetable consumption

Increased advertising has measurable impact on fruit and vegetable consumption | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
The key to getting people to eat more fruits and vegetables may be advertising, finds a new study in the American Journal of Health Promotion.
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The Link Between Weight and Health - New York Times

The Link Between Weight and Health - New York Times | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
The Link Between Weight and Health New York Times The reason that obesity and a sedentary lifestyle are of concern is not higher mortality rates; rather, it is that they have been directly linked to a substantial number of chronic diseases that...
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Physical activity helps children with ADHD: study - Montreal Gazette

Physical activity helps children with ADHD: study - Montreal Gazette | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Physical activity helps children with ADHD: study Montreal Gazette MONTREAL — Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have been shown to perform better in school after 20 minutes of physical activity, a finding of potentially...
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BMC Public Health | Full text | The association of leisure-time physical activity and active commuting with measures of socioeconomic position in a multiethnic population living in the Netherlands:...

In most European origin populations measures of socioeconomic position are positively associated with leisure time physical activity (LTPA), this is unclear for active commuting.
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Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain - New York Times (blog)

Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain - New York Times (blog) | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
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Exercise and the Ever-Smarter Human Brain
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But now some scientists are suggesting that physical activity also played a critical role in making our brains larger.
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Hit the Trail: Study Says Hiking Could Boost Creativity

Hit the Trail: Study Says Hiking Could Boost Creativity | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Spending time with Mother Nature may do more than provide some fresh air. A new study suggests hiking could unlock our inner creativity. (I think any type of exercise or physical activity does this as well.
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Cognitive behavior therapy, physical exercise have positive effect on ... - Healio

Cognitive behavior therapy, physical exercise have positive effect on ... - Healio | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
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Physical activity patterns and socioeconomic position: the German National ... - 7thSpace Interactive (press release)

Physical activity patterns and socioeconomic position: the German National ...7thSpace Interactive (press release)We investigated the associations between education and leisure-time, occupational, sedentary and total physical-activity levels based...
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Hair practices may be barrier to physical activity for some African-American women - EurekAlert (press release)

Hair practices may be barrier to physical activity for some African-American womenEurekAlert (press release)Regular physical activity (PA) is associated with a decreased risk for obesity, but African-American women have been among the least likely...
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Effect of leisure time physical activity on severe knee or hip ...

Effect of leisure time physical activity on severe knee or hip ... | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
Studies on leisure time physical activity as risk factor or protective factor for knee or hip osteoarthritis (OA) show divergent results. Longitudinal prospective studies are needed to clarify the association of physical activity with ...
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America Walks Comments on the National Physical Activity Plan Midcourse Report. - America Walks

America Walks Comments on the National Physical Activity Plan Midcourse Report. - America Walks | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
America Walks is a national resource which fosters walkable communities by engaging, educating, and connecting walking advocates.
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Obesity Is Bigger Health Crisis Globally Than Hunger | Disinformation

Obesity Is Bigger Health Crisis Globally Than Hunger | Disinformation | Promoting Physical Activity for Happiness | Scoop.it
It's not just America y'all. Via CNN: Obesity is a bigger health crisis globally than hunger, and the leading cause of disabilities around the world, according.
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