The better health club: A model for global, interdisciplinary learning in lifestyle medicine
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by Lawrence Paddon, Kristi L. Storoschuk, Vivienne Acuna, Arian Ariaye, Olivia Brandon, Nicolas Di Leo, Ryan Gharios, Kaylie Zapanta, Thomas R. Wood, David Horner
3d ago
Abstract Contemporary students increasingly benefit from non-hierarchical education, including peer-led work, which moves beyond more ridged traditional educational structures. Such approaches encourage engagement, two-way communication, diversity of thought and collaboration. This piece shares the stories and experiences of students with a shared interest in health promotion and lifestyle medicine who took part in a peer-led, internationally based online student group. The forum aimed to provide a space for students to explore and discuss diverse topics within the health sphere in an attempt ..read more
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Community initiatives for well‐being in the United Kingdom and their role in developing social capital and addressing loneliness: A scoping review
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by Stephanie Tierney, Rosie Rowe, Emily L Connally, Nia W Roberts, Kamal R Mahtani, Jordan Gorenberg
1M ago
Abstract Introduction Loneliness can have a negative impact on people's physical and psychological well-being; building social capital is a potential means of addressing this connection. Community initiatives (e.g. groups, clubs, neighbourhood activities) may be a route that enables people to build social capital to tackle loneliness. Understanding what is known, and where gaps in knowledge exist, is important for advancing research on this topic. Methods A scoping review was undertaken to explore the question – What community initiatives, with a focus on well-being, have been evaluated in the ..read more
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Lifestyle Medicine, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2024 ..read more
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Urban green and blue spaces for influencing physical activity in the United Kingdom: A narrative review of the policy and evidence
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by Callum Leese, Hussain Al‐Zubaidi
3M ago
Abstract Introduction With the rapid growth of urbanization globally and in the UK, increasing attention is now being directed towards urban green spaces (UGS). The appeal of UGS to policymakers lies in their capacity to address multiple policy objectives, including improving physical and mental wellbeing, mitigating noncommunicable diseases (NCDs), combating climate change through carbon sequestration, providing climate adaptation measures, and enhancing biodiversity. Method This narrative review gives an overview of the current literature and UK policy relating to urban green and blue spaces ..read more
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What is the impact of a multi‐component exercise intervention on the cure rate of urinary incontinence among older women living in the community?
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by Rachele Ricci, Pinar Avsar, Zena Moore, Tom O'Connor, Linda Nugent, Declan Patton
4M ago
Abstract Aims To determine the impact of a multi-component exercise intervention on the cure rate of urinary incontinence (UI) among older women living in the community. Method A systematic search was conducted of five databases (Medline, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature [CINAHL], Academic Search Complete, PubMed and Web of Science), grey literature and reference lists of relevant studies in December 2021– January 2022 and again between January 2023 and February 2023 when no additional new studies were identified. Key inclusion criteria were studies with female older ad ..read more
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Noninvasive multichannel urodynamic system: Obtaining cutaneous electrical signals from the human urinary bladder
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by Jonas F. Kurniawan, Sanghee Lee, Hoang‐Kim Le, Andrew K. L. Nguyen, Nathan L. J. Sit, Timothy Pham, Boris Tjhia, Ryan Gottlieb, Carleen Li, Andrew J. Shin, Hassler Bueno Garcia, Vincent M. Wu, Tris R Mendoza, Thomas DiPina, Gladys Ornelas, George Chiang, Christina A. M. Jamieson, Yahir Santiago‐Lastra, Todd P. Coleman
4M ago
Abstract We developed a high-resolution and noninvasive multichannel urodynamic system combined with a novel signal-processing algorithm tailored to extract electromyographic (EMG) activity from the urinary bladder. We utilized a flexible noninvasive biopotential recording system to collect an array of EMG signals from the urinary bladder of human subjects. This study also presents the use of an existing artifact rejection methodology to autonomously extract an EMG signal from an environment prone to motion artifacts ..read more
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The impact of social media usage on lifestyle behaviors and health
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by Gregory Cohen, Ernesto Medina, Daniel Handysides, Huma Shah, Adam Arechiga, Wendy Shih
4M ago
Abstract Introduction Despite the increasing popularity of social media, little research has been conducted on its impact on lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes among adults. This study aimed to investigate whether more frequent social media screen time use is associated with poorer lifestyle behaviors, overweight or obesity, and depressive symptoms. Additionally, this study examined the potential use of social media to positively influence health. Methods An anonymous one-time survey was conducted among English-speaking social media users aged 18–34 in Southern California. Self-reported h ..read more
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Lifestyle Medicine, Volume 4, Issue 4, October 2023 ..read more
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The effects of exercise on sleep disturbances and cancer‐related fatigue for female breast cancer survivors receiving adjuvant hormone therapy: A systematic review
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by Anna Rose McGrorry, Amy Paterson, Nicola Peddie
5M ago
Abstract Background Breast cancer is the most common type of cancer, accounting for 15% of all new cases. Hormone therapy (HT) is extremely effective in reducing breast cancer recurrence. However, adherence to HT medication is often poor due to negative side effects such as fatigue and sleep disturbances. Physical activity has been identified as a possible intervention to improve quality of life and reduce side effects of HT. Objective The objective of this systematic review was to summarise evidence of exercise interventions for women being treated with HT for breast cancer. Method Electronic ..read more
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A healthy lifestyle is a social lifestyle: The vital link between social connection and health outcomes
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by Andrew S. Proctor, Abigail Barth, Julianne Holt‐Lunstad
5M ago
Abstract Social connection impacts physical health in a variety of ways, including longevity. A diverse and robust body of evidence demonstrates the importance of social connection as a key element of lifestyle relevant to health. Among this evidence, data illustrate the mechanisms linking social connection to health, emphasizing how aspects of social connection impact traditional behavioral lifestyle-related activities directly and indirectly. The evolving landscape of social engagement through digital technologies further suggests important implications for one's social lifestyle on populati ..read more
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