Tag: exercise

Long-term exercise may lead to aortic enlargement and remodelling

Vascular remodelling may occur in response to sustained, regular exercise, suggests a study of aortic dilatation among long-term endurance athletes. Timothy W Churchill (Massachusetts...

The risks and benefits of exercise after a myocardial infarction

In a new position paper, published in the European Heart Journal, the Sports Cardiology Section of the European Association of Preventive Cardiology (EAPC) outline...

Pollution may derail benefits of walking in older adults

Fan Chung (National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK) and colleagues report in The Lancet that even short-termĀ  (two-hour) exposure to tiny...

Few heart attack survivors get recommended physical activity

Only 16% of heart attack survivors get the recommended amount of physical activity in the weeks after hospitalisation, according to a study by researchers...

Physical activity may be more important than BMI for cardiovascular disease...

The benefits of physical activity may outweigh the impact of overweight and obesity on cardiovascular disease in middle-aged and elderly people, according to research...

Increased physical activity, lower BMI may lower heart failure risk

While lifestyle patterns, including physical activity and body mass index (BMI), are associated with overall heart failure risk, they are more strongly associated with...