Scientists have found that physical activity not only useful for the muscles of the body but also for the brain. For this, the researchers showed the participants .
Of the images evoked positive emotions, the other part — a negative, and some of the images were neutral.
Then the volunteers were put on a special simulator on the feet. From this experimental group required considerable physical effort, and the participants of the control group just sat in the chair, allowing the Continue reading
The study showed that strong physical activity negatively affect the immune system. Judging by a recent study by Australian scientists, athletes, often considered the ideal health and excellent physical condition, can often be subject to disease than those who are not engaged in active sports.
Nick West (Nic West) from Griffith University (Queensland, Australia) has
conducted research on a group of the strongest rowers to determine the degree of involvement of the salivary proteins in the fight against infections caused by respiratory viruses. Continue reading
Runners often argue whether or not before a run to stretch. Some believe that it helps to run better and prevent injuries. Others advise if and stretch — then after your run, when muscles are warmed up.
Most likely right second. Stretching before a run does not affect the probability of injury. This study was conducted by the University of George Washington and the organization USA Track and Field Asociation (USATF).
The researchers recruited a group of 2729 volunteers who regularly run at Continue reading