A UAB researcher is investigating antihypertensive drugs in search of those that not only treat high blood pressure, but also boost mobility and independence in older Americans.
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The research supported by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute will evaluate the effectiveness of different types of exercise programs for people with MS.
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Exercise medicine gets a boost with the opening of the 7,000-square-foot UAB Exercise Clinical Trial Facility.
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UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine has two exercise studies underway, one for patients needing joint replacement and one to boost muscle in seniors.
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UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine will join a key NIH consortium looking for the molecular changes that occur during and after exercise to advance the understanding of how physical activity improves and preserves health.
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AIMTech’s ResistX treadmill will make its debut at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual conference.
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A diabetes drug combined with exercise may help older adults regrow muscle, and UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine is investigating.
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Epidemiologist Olivia Affuso studies new ways to prevent obesity and chronic disease through physical activity. She also volunteers with two groups that use running to help women and girls achieve fitness and personal goals.
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The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approve new endowments, promotions and programs during its Feb. 7 meeting.
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Awards were given in four key areas — clinical care, medical education, laboratory research and patient-oriented research projects.

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Gearing up to start an exercise program — especially for those over 40 — can be filled with pitfalls. Experts at UAB say start slow and low.

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UAB experts say that while physical activity is necessary for both men and women, there are gender-specific benefits that women need to know.

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Facing an injury or other health challenge does not have to sideline your future; UAB experts say the way you handle it can teach you a valuable life skill.

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A longer Achilles tendon generates more power, leading to greater energy efficiency and possible performance gains.

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Stopping exercise leads to significant reductions in strength after just a few weeks, according to a new report from UAB researchers.

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The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine studies what type of exercise, and how much, is best for people with hypertension, cancer and more.

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