Dancing Health News

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10/28/2017
10/12/2017
Dance Your Way to a Healthier Aging Brain

Small study suggests it might boost memory, learning

6/15/2017
Horse Therapy Could Rein In Stroke's Damage Years Later

Study found animal's movement improved gait, balance for survivors

2/15/2017
Student-Athletes Don't Have to Be Hit By Injuries

Equipment safety, emergency training and time for recovery are key to avoiding trouble, experts say

3/4/2016
Dance Class May Be Gateway to Exercise for Older Latinos

This group of Americans has lower workout rates, study author says

12/10/2015
Concussions Are Biggest Health Risk to Cheerleaders

As sport becomes more competitive, stunts become more dangerous, but injury rates still low, study finds

11/2/2015
Weight, Exercise May Affect Children's Thinking Skills

Kids who participate in dance or sports better able to pay attention and solve problems, research suggests

9/22/2015
More Educated More Likely to Delve Into the Arts, Study Finds

Income, social status didn't predict participation in cultural pursuits

8/10/2015
Exercise Boosts Obese Kids' Heart Health

Review finds fitness levels, blood vessel function improved quickly, even if no weight was lost

6/19/2015
Even Light Activity Can Boost Seniors' Health

Researchers suggest 300 minutes weekly of activities such as walking or gardening

1/23/2015
Health Tip: Exercise Safely

Opt for activities with lower rates of injury

1/8/2014
Just 1 in 4 U.S. Teens Gets Enough Exercise: Report

Boys slightly more likely than girls to meet hour-a-day recommendation

9/29/2013
Why Ballet Dancers Can Spin Without Getting Dizzy

Study found years of training suppressed signals of imbalance; findings could help those with chronic dizziness

2/19/2013
Injuries Rising Among Young Dancers

Sprains, falls most common, study found

11/26/2012
Alzheimer's May Progress Differently in Women, Men

Study found variations in brain matter loss, early mental decline

10/22/2012
Cheerleading Needs Safety Guidelines, Pediatricians Say

American Academy of Pediatrics says more complex stunting, acrobatics call for greater surveillance

8/23/2012
Health Tip: Wanna Dance?

It can bolster your heart and lungs

10/13/2011
Overzealous Parents, Coaches Take the Fun From Kids' Sports

The result: It might push children away from physical activity

6/21/2011
Experts Issue Guidelines on Safe Weight Loss for Athletes

Taking drastic measures to shed pounds to perform better harms health, they add

5/5/2011
Cardiac Arrest Less Deadly in Exercise Facilities, Study Finds

50% of victims survived, compared with 36% in other indoor public places

5/2/2011
Kids Specializing in One Sport More Likely to Get Hurt: Study

Growing bodies more vulnerable to repetitive injuries, intense play, researchers say

4/1/2011
Rigors of Ballet Require Careful Training

Expert offers dancers tips on injury prevention

11/23/2010
Practicing Moving to Music May Help Elderly Avoid Falls

But another program, using videos and risk awareness, didn't help older hospitalized patients, research shows

9/22/2010
Dancing in Heels Puts Toes Under Extreme Pressure: Study

Findings may spur improved designs of high-heeled dance shoes, scientists suggest

9/21/2009
Exercise During Pregnancy Keeps Newborn Size Normal

Low-impact aerobics safe, beneficial throughout pregnancy, study suggests

6/5/2009
Young Ballerinas May Face Heart, Bone Risks

Too few calories, too much exertion can spell danger, study warns

6/5/2009
Finding Fitness on the Dance Floor

Two-stepping may add fun to aerobic workouts, studies show

10/31/2008
Vigorous Exercise Can Cut Breast Cancer Risk

But benefits only apply to normal-weight women, study says

2/14/2008
Tango Classes Put Parkinson's Patients a Step Ahead

Findings suggest spins, turns of the passionate dance improve mobility, balance

3/29/2002
Exercise for a Square

Do-si-does it