National Posture Institute News: Job stress, unhealthy lifestyle increase risk of coronary artery disease. People with job stress and an unhealthy lifestyle are at higher risk of coronary artery disease than people who have job stress but lead healthy lifestyles, found a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Of the total participants, 15 986 (16%) reported job stress, which was determined from specific job-related questions-defined three lifestyle categories based on smoking, alcohol consumption, physical activity/inactivity and obesity (bod
9 more days to Register-National Posture Institute Workshop at Santa Barbara College (June 12-13). Attend NPI’s Resistance Training-Posture Correction CEC Workshop (CECs ACSM,NASM,NSCA, ACE, & CA Physical Therapy & more). Become an NPI-Certified Posture Specialist or Resistance Training Professional. http://www.npionline.org/workshops/sbcc
HUR Fitness Equipment & the National Posture Institute have formed an Educational Partnership. NPI will be developing special NPI-HUR Certificate Program incorporating posture & HUR fitness equipment to prevent falls. HUR: http://www.hur...usa.com/index.asp
NPI Research Review-Facebook interests could help predict, track and map obesityStudy correlates data on Facebook users' interests with obesity rates in cities and towns nationally and in New York City neighborhoodsBoston, Mass.—The higher the percentage of people in a city, town or neighborhood with Facebook interests suggesting a healthy, active lifestyle, the lower that area's obesity rate. At the same time, areas with a large percentage of Facebook users with television-related interests tend to have higher rates of obesity.
9 more days to Register for NPI Workshop at San Diego State University (June 7-8). Attend NPI’s Resistance Training-Posture Correction CEC Workshop (CECs ACSM,NASM,NSCA, ACE, & CA Physical Therapy & more). Become a Certified Posture Specialist or Resistance Training Professional. Register: http://www.npionline.org/workshops/posture-workshops.html
National Posture Institute News: Functional foods from the seaSeaweeds are not only tasty, but they are a source of nutrients that could be beneficial for health and wellbeing. And like terrestrial plants, seaweeds also contain significant portions of fibre that reach the colon undigested. But does seaweed fibre have similar positive effects on bacterial in the human gut? That’s the question that the HYFFI project, funded by the EU, is trying to solve.