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Treadmill test can determine mortality

Analyzing data from 58,000 heart stress tests, cardiologists from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore report they have developed a formula that estimates one’s risk of dying over a decade based on a person’s ability to exercise on a treadmill at an increasing speed and incline. 153 more words

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The authoritative guide to fitness instruction in Europe

EuropeActive’s Essentials for Fitness Instructors is the most comprehensive guide for fitness instructors interested in helping their clients’ achieve health and fitness goals.

Co-written by EuropeActive, the European standard-setting authority in health and fitness, this manual is essential for aspiring fitness instructors and is the only official baseline standard for registered fitness instructors throughout Europe. 52 more words

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Doctors call on politicians to protect child health

Children’s doctors are calling on the next government to put child health high on the political agenda as members of the public show overwhelming support for a series of policies which would improve children’s health. 357 more words

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Your guide to a healthy heart

For people who have been diagnosed with a heart condition it is only natural that they are concerned about the future and seek reassurance and help after the initial treatment phase. 96 more words

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Coffee drinkers have 'cleaner' arteries

People who drink three to five cups cups of coffee a day were less likely to have early signs of heart disease according to a Korean study published in the journal… 260 more words

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Providing exercise for heart patients

This online course and exam is intended for personal trainers and other allied health professionals working with clients or patients with heart disease.

It will help you to identify risk factors associated with heart disease and shows how to design personalised programmes that set safe intensity levels and progress exercise for clients. 50 more words

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Every Second Counts

Low-intensity exercise like walking for a minute at a time can cut blood pressure and even housework and gardening chores can add years to your life. 178 more words

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