Exercise and global well-being in community-dwelling adults with fibromyalgia: a systematic review with meta-analysis
- Efficacy and Effectiveness of Exercise on Tender Points in Adults with Fibromyalgia: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Kelley, George A.; Kelley, Kristi S.; Jones, Dina L. // Arthritis (20901984);2011, p1
Fibromyalgia is a major public health problem affecting an estimated 200 to 400 million people worldwide. The purpose of this study was to use the meta-analytic approach to determine the efficacy and effectiveness of randomized controlled exercise intervention trials (aerobic, strength training,...
- Public Health Implications of Urban Agriculture. Brown, Kate H.; Jameton, Andrew L. // Journal of Public Health Policy;2000, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p20
The article presents the case for stronger public policies in support of urban gardening as a means to improve public health. It considers several beneficial aspects of gardening, such as food security, economic development, exercise, psychological and community well-being, and environmental...
- The effectiveness of Tai Chi on the physical and psychological well-being of college students: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Guohua Zheng; Xiulu Lan; Moyi Li; Kun Ling; Hui Lin; Lidian Chen; Jing Tao; Junzhe Li; Xin Zheng; Bai Chen; Qianying Fang // Trials;2014, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p1
Background The physical and mental health of college-age youths tends to continuously decline around the world. It is therefore important to promote health during this period. As a traditional Chinese mind-body exercise, Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) may be an available selection. However for the college...
- Effects of Topical Essential Oil on Exercise Volume After a 12-Week Exercise Program for Women with Fibromyalgia: A Pilot Study. Rutledge, Dana N.; Jones, C. Jessie // Journal of Alternative & Complementary Medicine;Dec2007, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p1099
Objectives: We determinedâ€”in women with fibromyalgia (FM)â€”effects of essential oils used with a 12-week exercise program on exercise volume, pain, physical performance, and physical function. Design: This was a randomized clinical trial comparing 024 essential oil with sham oil...
- Exercise reduces the intensity and prevalence of low back pain in 12-13 year old children: a randomised trial. Fanucchi, Gina L.; Stewart, Aimee; Jordaan, Ronél; Becker, Piet // Australian Journal of Physiotherapy;2009, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p97
Question: Does an eight-week exercise program reduce the intensity and prevalence of low back pain in 12-13 year old children? Does it decrease the childhood physical risk factors for low back pain and promote a sense of well-being? Design: Randomised trial with concealed allocation and assessor...
- Movement control exercise versus general exercise to reduce disability in patients with low back pain and movement control impairment. A randomised controlled trial. // BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders;2011, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p207
The article discusses a randomised controlled trial (RCT) study being conducted to compare the effectiveness of movement control and general exercise in patients with Movement Control Impairment (MCI). It has been stated that the study would provide insight into the effectiveness of movement...
- Health HQ. // Woman's Day (Australia Edition);9/29/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 39, p70
The article offers tips for personal well-being which includes exercising regularly, tips for weight loss and lowering levels of body fat-storing insulin.
- Work out like an A-LISTER! Braganza, Ramona // Women's Fitness;May2014, Issue 126, p32
The article offers step-by-step instructions for performing physical exercise including cardio, two resistance circuits and one abs exercise for well-being and getting body in shape.
- Get fit quick. // Good Health (Australia Edition);Jul2010, p23
The article discusses ways on how to keep physically fit including warming-up with five minutes of light activity, doing eight seconds flat of sprinting, running or swimming, and cooling down five minutes of light activity as well as stretching.