FRIDAY, Sept. 13, 2019 -- Only about one in five U.S. adults and one in 10 children and teens who suffered head and neck injuries in cycling crashes said they wore a helmet, a new study finds.
An analysis of data from more than 76,000 cyclists nationwide who experienced such injuries between 2002 and 2012 found that only 21% of men, 28% of women and 12% of younger riders had been wearing a helmet.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 11, 2019 -- Doing the right amount of exercise every day is a top health goal. To make sure you're getting all the right types of exercise, you'll want to get familiar with these key exercise terms. Then you can be sure these activities are all part of your weekly plan.
FRIDAY, Aug. 16, 2019 -- Exercise is good medicine for depression, researchers report.
"The evidence of the use of physical activity and exercise for the management of depression is substantial and growing fast," said study authors Felipe Barretto Schuch, from Federal University of Santa Maria in Brazil, and Brendon Stubbs, from King's College London.
SATURDAY, Aug. 3, 2019 -- If you're a runner, the wrong running shoe could sideline you, a foot expert says.
Choose carefully, or you risk discomfort, pain and injuries such as shin splints, plantar fasciitis, stress fractures, irritated nerves or the loss of a toenail, warned Dr. Christina Rowe-Bauer, a podiatrist with Penn State Health Sports Medicine.