Does the endocannabinoid system link depression and exercise?

New research finds a significant boost in endocannabinoids and improvements in mood following prescribed moderate-intensity exercise.

Angie Hunt-Iowa State | Aug. 14, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine depression exercise mood

Are repeat low-level stresses to blame for ACL tears?

While conventional wisdom says ACL tears are the result of a single wrong move, smaller stresses may be the real cause.

Jim Lynch-Michigan | July 31, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine athletes exercise injuries joints knees sports

1 measurement can predict knee injury risk

A specific measurement could indicate who's at the highest risk of knee injury, specifically the kneecap slipping out of its joint.

Katie Bohn-Penn State | July 19, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine exercise injuries joints knees

New dads who get more sleep face different trouble

Daily tracking of new parents gives researchers a new look at stress and resilience.

Katie Bohn-Penn State | June 13, 2019 | futurity
~6 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine babies exercise fathers mothers parents relationships sleep

Morning exercise or evening? Both have their perks

The benefits of morning exercise and evening workouts differ, research in mice shows. But that doesn't necessarily mean one is better.

Mathias Traczyk-Copenhagen | June 13, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine circadian-rhythms exercise metabolism

7 factors may indicate your risk of heart disease

"Only about 2 percent of people in the United States and other countries meet all the ideal requirements for these seven factors."

Katie Bohn-Penn State | June 3, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: featured health-and-medicine exercise heart-disease hearts

How the bicycle shifted labor, technology, and marriage

Historian David Ortiz explains how the bicycle reshaped culture around the world and suggests it could do so again soon.

Alexis Blue-U. Arizona | May 30, 2019 | futurity
~1 mins   

Tags: featured society-and-culture exercise gender history sustainability transportation

Homeschooling kids isn’t bad for their health

Years of homeschooling don't seem to affect kids health either way, despite previous research showing a lack of exercise.

Mike Williams-Rice | May 23, 2019 | futurity
~3 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine education exercise food parents sleep

Exercise helps teens get a better night’s sleep

When teens exercise more than they normally do, they fall asleep earlier, stay asleep longer, and sleep better overall, research finds.

Katie Bohn-Penn State | May 23, 2019 | futurity
~5 mins   

Tags: health-and-medicine exercise sleep teenagers

Intramural college sports boost student grades

Getting involved in a fitness class or intramural sports could help boost grades and keep college students from dropping out.

Sarina Gleason-Michigan State | May 14, 2019 | futurity
~4 mins   

Tags: society-and-culture college-students exercise social-lives sports

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