• Methods: Computer Assisted Mobile Interview (CAMI) cell phone technology was used to prospectively collect daily self-monitoring of physical leisure activity and the outcomes of six health practices (eating habits, feeling hassled, mood, alcohol and cigarette consumption, and use of sun protection) and mental health indicators of self-concept and quality-of-life, over four months with 28 multi-ethnic college students in Hawaiʻi, U.S. (thesportjournal.org)
  • To examine whether occupational complexity of working with data or people, and cognitive or social leisure activity at midlife predicted cognition in advanced old age. (nih.gov)
  • We used 810 eligible participants from Longitudinal Study of Living Conditions of the Oldest Old, a Swedish nationally representative study of individuals aged 77+ with cognitive assessments (an abridged version of the Mini-Mental State Exam) administered in 1992 and 2002 and linked to information about their midlife occupation and leisure activities collected in 1968 and 1981. (nih.gov)
  • Controlling for demographic and health-related factors from childhood, midlife, and late life, we found that greater work complexity, both with people and with data, and greater participation in cognitive or social leisure activities independently related to better late-life cognitive scores. (nih.gov)
  • Different exercise activities are related to the different dimensions of well-being in midlife. (neurosciencenews.com)
  • The new results suggest that leisure activities are a behavioral factor that can prevent the development of high blood pressure in Alzheimer's caregivers. (eurekalert.org)
  • Previous studies investigating activity as a treatment for depression have produced mixed results, but this large longitudinal study suggests that exercise has an important role to play for mental health. (eurekalert.org)
  • If growing older results in more freedom, then it is reasonable to assume that when one becomes old, life must be replete with greater opportunities for leisure that ultimately affect well-being. (humankinetics.com)
  • Customers can actually increase the fun factor in sports and leisure activities by comparing and sharing extraordinary results and memories with friends all over the world. (galileo-masters.eu)
  • These results support an inverse association between physical activity and postmenopausal breast cancer that does not differ by ER status, BMI, weight gain, or PMH use. (aacrjournals.org)
  • When age, gender, education, APOE and other potential confounders were controlled for, results revealed quite moderate effects on dementia after analysis of the activities separately. (diva-portal.org)
  • Results: Correlational and multiple regression analyses yielded significant positive relationships among daily physical leisure activity, self-concept, and feeling less hassled. (thesportjournal.org)
  • Results indicate that some leisure activities and interests are associated with preferences for early retirement, while other activities and interests are associated with preferences for later retirement. (aldringoghelse.no)
  • Inoue M, Yamamoto S, Kurahashi N, Iwasaki M, Sasazuki S, Tsugane S. Daily total physical activity level and total cancer risk in men and women: results from a large-scale population-based cohort study in Japan. (springermedizin.de)
  • Although there is strong evidence that regular physical activity has a protective effect against coronary heart disease (CHD) and stroke ( 3 ), studies related to regular physical activity and HF are sparse, and the results of these studies are inconsistent ( 4-6 ). (onlinejacc.org)
  • The objective of the program is to help participants develop the necessary skills to provide high-quality care including: assistance with daily living activities (DLAs), home management services, and companionship for the elderly adult. (ufl.edu)
  • Some major findings were that few patients (under 10%) participated in community-sponsored recreational or adult education or social activities, fewer than 10% participated in church-related activities, and the great majority had very limited social networks and a life style characterized by a high degree of social isolation. (ed.gov)
  • Whether associations exist for moderate activities, such as walking, and whether associations differ by estrogen receptor (ER) status, body mass index (BMI, kg/m 2 ), adult weight gain, or use of postmenopausal hormones (PMH) is unclear. (aacrjournals.org)
  • Although there is abundant evidence to recommend a physically active lifestyle, adult physical activity (PA) levels have declined over the past two decades. (biomedcentral.com)
  • Prenatal life exposures, potentially manifested as altered birth size, may influence the later risk of major chronic diseases through direct biologic effects on disease processes, but also by modifying adult behaviors such as physical activity that may influence later disease risk. (bibsys.no)
  • The type and duration of any regular vigorous leisure activity was assessed in a telephone interview covering the 3-month period before pregnancy and during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy. (nih.gov)
  • The Danish government has an objective that sport should be available for all, and there is a wide range of options for those interested in following, or indeed partaking in, sporting activities across the country. (angloinfo.com)
  • Additionally, exercise can be considered a "sub category" of physical activity and is defined as "planned, structured, repetitive, and purposive in the sense that the improvement or maintenance of one or more components of physical fitness is the objective. (naric.com)
  • Physical activity recodes are generally not included on NHIS data files. (cdc.gov)
  • The values for individual activities [KCALPI(I)] are stored in the data file and may be of methodological interest but are not in themselves considered recodes. (cdc.gov)
  • Data on leisure activities and organizational participation are presented in 17 additional tables, with breakdowns for sex and age (under or over 30 years). (ed.gov)
  • These data emphasise the urgent need for promoting physical activity as a preventive strategy against diabetes to offset the impact of population ageing and the growing obesity epidemic. (ovid.com)