From failures to fitness, exercise physiology program helps Airmen excel

YOUNGSTOWN AIR RESERVE STATION, Ohio — Not long ago, Senior Airman Garri Johnson, commander support staff for the 910th Mission Support Group here, failed three Air Force fitness assessments. Failing a fourth fitness test would have put her in danger of being discharged from the Air Force Reserve. Instead, she scored a 93 on her next assessment, considered excellent by Air Force standards. Johnson’s fitness journey changed when her squadron and group leadership introduced her…

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5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet

5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet

While a healthy diet and exercise are keys to a happy and healthy life, it may not be extremely necessary to beat yourself to get a lean and toned body and lose weight. 5 tips to lose weight while eating your favourite food, without exercise or diet   |  Photo Credit: Getty Images New Delhi: Whenever you think about weight loss, the first thing that comes to your mind is a strict diet and a rigorous workout…

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Undergrad Nutrition and Exercise Physiology degree earns initial accreditation

Undergrad Nutrition and Exercise Physiology degree earns initial accreditation

Washington State University’s Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology was awarded initial accreditation for its bachelor of science in nutrition and exercise physiology degree program by the Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences, under the auspices of the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs. NEP, which is part of the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, is the first exercise science program to be accredited by Committee on Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences…

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JMH exercise physiologist certified in cardiac rehab

JMH exercise physiologist certified in cardiac rehab

WELLSVILLE — Jones Memorial Hospital Exercise Physiologist and Cardiac Rehab Lead Devin Matthews is now a Certified Cardiac Rehabilitation Professional after successfully completing the coursework and exam from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This is a three-year certification. After graduating from the College of Brockport Exercise Physiology program, Matthews joined the rehab team at JMH. His current responsibilities include the management of the cardiac and pulmonary rehab programs. Cardiac Rehabilitation is designed…

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Difference In Volume Of Exercise Versus Intensity Of Exercise On Physiology And Behavior

Difference In Volume Of Exercise Versus Intensity Of Exercise On Physiology And Behavior

Published by Lisa S. Robison Department of Psychology, Stony Brook University, 100 Nicolls Road, Stony Brook, NY These findings are described in the article entitled The effects of volume versus intensity of long-term voluntary exercise on physiology and behavior in C57/Bl6 mice, recently published in the journal Physiology & Behavior (Physiology & Behavior 194 (2018) 218-232). This work was conducted by Lisa S. Robison, Dominique L. Popescu, Maria E. Anderson, Steven I. Beigelman, Shannon M. Fitzgerald, Antonina E….

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People with serious lung condition can still exercise, says campaign

People with serious lung condition can still exercise, says campaign

A new campaign focussing on the stories of three people living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) shows their personal experiences of the progressively debilitating lung condition. Photograph: iStock A new campaign focussing on the stories of three people living with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) shows their personal experiences of the progressively debilitating lung condition. The videos, part of a global “Fight IPF” campaign supported by the Mater Hospital and the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association (ILFA),…

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The Exercise High Is for Real—but There’s Only One Way to Get It

The Exercise High Is for Real—but There’s Only One Way to Get It

SG SHOT/SHUTTERSTOCKHave you ever finished up an exercise and felt ready to conquer the world or noticed a significant boost in your mood? Maybe you’ve even felt a bit lusty after a trip to the gym? According to new research there’s a type of exercise that’s especially good at boosting your mood—you may already be doing it. Findings from researchers at the University of Turku, published in Neuropsychopharmacology, show that the amount of feel-good endorphins our brain…

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