26 posts categorized "Health Living"

01/23/2014

NJToday.com: Snow Shoveling Techniques Can Help Keep Individuals Injury Free, Says USciences PT Prof

As temperatures continue to plunge and snowfall levels increase across the tri-state region, a physical therapy professor at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia reminds individuals the exertion, cold weather, and slippery surfaces snow shovelers face during these conditions are a dangerous combination.

Read More: http://njtoday.net/2014/01/23/snow-shoveling-techniques-can-help-keep-individuals-injury-free-says-usciences-pt-prof/#ixzz2rKxSDyZo

01/22/2014

Yottafire.com: Lifestyle Factors Could Put College-Age Women at Higher Risk of Breast Cancer

Isabelle Mercier, PhD, a research assistant professor at University of the Sciences, compiled some key prevention awareness tips for young women.

Read More: http://yottafire.com/2014/01/lifestyle-factors-put-college-age-women-higher-risk-breast-cancer/

01/13/2014

Clarion Ledger: Flu, Workouts are a bad mix

Exercising when you have a cold or the flu can cause more harm than good in some cases, an expert from University of the Sciences (Karin Richards) warns.

Read More: http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20140114/FEAT/301140006/Flu-workouts-bad-mix

01/09/2014

Drugs.com: Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says

Exercising when you have a cold or the flu can cause more harm than good in some cases, an expert from USciences (Karin Richards) warns.

Read More: http://newsle.com/article/0/114885172/

Philly.com: Ease Up on Workouts to Aid Flu Recovery, Expert Says

Exercising when you have a cold or the flu can cause more harm than good in some cases, an expert (Karin Richards) at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia warns. 

Read More: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/coldandflu/HealthDay683714_20140109_Ease_Up_on_Workouts_to_Aid_Flu_Recovery__Expert_Says.html#Oca0EyK3PGegyAh7.99

Universityherald.com: White Women at Greater Breast Cancer Risk than Blacks, South Asians, Study

Isabelle Mercier, PhD, a research assistant professor at University of the Sciences predicts more than 230,000 new cases of persistent breast cancer will be diagnosed in the country by the end of 2013.

Read More: http://www.universityherald.com/articles/6704/20140109/white-women-breast-cancer-blacks-south-asians-heavy-drinking-breast-feeding-children.htm

01/08/2014

Health News Digest: Exercising While Sick Can Do More Harm than Good

With the flu and cold season in full swing, kinesiology professor Karin Richards, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, said many people tend to ignore their symptoms to keep on track with their fitness resolutions for the New Year. 

Read More: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Exercise_480/Exercising-While-Sick-Can-Do-More-Harm-than-Good.shtml

KYW Newsradio: Don't let cold weather hinder your fitness goals

Don't let the cold weather hinder your fitness goals, says Karin Richards, acting chair of the Department of Kinesiology at University of the Sciences. Click here for the audio clip

Read More: http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2014/01/08/cold-weather-freezes-outdoor-exercise-activities-for-many/

01/03/2014

Philly.com: Shovel Fit

Scooping snow can be an excellent workout for both cardiovascular and muscular health. USciences was mentioned in the article.

Read More: http://www.philly.com/philly/health/Shovel_Fit.html#po0p6ETJrQ7WAbHk.99

12/16/2013

Health News Digest: Cold Weather Shouldn't Derail Exercise Goals

While the cold weather can discourage even the most motivated athletes, exercise science professor Heidi Freeman, PhD, at University of the Sciences in Philadelphia has compiled seasonal fitness tips to keep individuals fit, inspired, and warm during the winter months.

Read More: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Exercise_480/Cold-Weather-Shouldn-t-Derail-Exercise-Goals.shtml