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Exercise prescription for all cancer patients

Exercise should be prescribed to all cancer patients as a standard part of their cancer care to help counteract the […]

Regular stretching shown to improve muscles in elderly

Daily muscle stretching could bring health benefits to elderly people with reduced mobility, according to new research published in The […]

‘Thought control’ approach to spinal injury rehab raises new hope

Griffith medical graduate and Gold Coast University Hospital junior doctor Dinesh Palipana thinks about walking a lot, since a car […]

Patients the winners with new digital rehab tool

Exercise physiologists at Charles Sturt University (CSU) are using new digital technology to improve patients’ rehabilitation outcomes. The CSU School […]

Pathway identified that can lead to body size misperception

A new study led by researchers at Macquarie University has identified a psychological pathway that can lead to body size […]

Social isolation health message fails to cut through

Social isolation has been shown to pose a greater health threat than smoking, poor diet and lack of exercise – […]

Extreme weight loss techniques may be putting MMA fighters at risk

Mixed martial arts (MMA) athletes are potentially putting their health at risk by shedding almost 10kg in bodyweight in the […]

How’s the humidity? Tips for safe summer exercise

Resolved to get fit this year? Ease into it – going like a bull at a gate when starting an […]

Don’t sweat it: Bikram yoga is no more effective than yoga practised at room te…

Bikram yoga, a hot yoga style, is no more effective at improving health than the same yoga postures at room […]

Exercise parks just for seniors help elderly swap slippers for sneakers

Victoria University research has found that outdoor exercise parks specifically designed for seniors help them better enjoy life, and could […]
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