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Elite athletes should get heart screening

Olympic athletes should have tailored heart screening to check for life-threatening conditions before they can compete, according to a leading Italian doctor.

After running extensive tests on 2,354 elite athletes, he discovered six had potentially fatal disorders that disqualified them from competing. 184 more words

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44 per cent of UK adults do no moderate exercise

Statistics from the British Heart Foundation (BHF) have shown that the UK is lagging behind Europe as 44 per cent of us do no moderate exercise. 219 more words

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Elderly exercisers can expect an extra five years of life

Regular exercise in old age has as powerful an effect on life expectancy as giving up smoking, researchers say.

The analysis of 5,700 elderly men in Norway showed those doing three hours of exercise a week lived around five years longer than the sedentary. 175 more words

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Neuromechanics of Human Movement

This newly updated edition of Neuromechanics of Human Movement draws on the disciplines of neurophysiology and physics to explore how the nervous system controls the actions of muscles to produce human motion. 67 more words

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Gym chain Fitness First lost a few pounds, but are they back on the right tracks?

Fitness First, one of the world’s most famous Gym brands saw last year’s profits drop 49% to £14.9m and also saw its membership numbers drop from 916,000 to 873,000, according to the… 304 more words