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As they get older

Poorer Exercise Capacity Persists With Ventricular Septal Defects

Difference between patients with surgically repaired, unrepaired VSDs versus controls increased with age
Few U.S. children meet all three guidelines for physical activity

Few U.S. Children Meet Guidelines for Exercise, Screen Time

Most children attain the sleep guideline, but few meet the physical activity, screen time guidelines
In 2020 European Society of Cardiology guidelines

Guidelines Developed for Exercise in Cardiovascular Disease

CV screening recommended before sport participation to lower CV risk via individualized management
Older adults with multiple sclerosis who say they use fitness trackers report greater amounts of physical activity

Use of Fitness Trackers May Spur Exercise in Older Adults With MS

However, only 28 percent of older adults with multiple sclerosis reported using fitness trackers
Few U.S. children meet all three guidelines for physical activity

Few U.S. Children Meet Guidelines for Exercise, Screen Time

Most children attain the sleep guideline, but few meet the physical activity, screen time guidelines
Sprint and strength performance are improved in nonasthmatic athletes by using β2-agonists

β2-Agonists Improve Nonaerobic Athletic Performance

Specifically, sprint and strength performance were enhanced with use of β2-agonists
From 2012 to 2018

Drop Seen in Rate of Sports and Recreation-Related TBI in Children

2012 to 2018 saw decrease in SSR TBI ED visits for children, mainly due to drop in contact sports-linked TBI
When individuals interrupt prolonged sitting with bouts of light physical activity

Interruption of Sitting May Cut Acute Postprandial Response

Interruption of prolonged sitting with light exercise reduced postprandial insulin and glucose levels
For people with multiple sclerosis

Complementary, Alternative Medicine Use Increasing for MS

Ninefold increase observed in likelihood of patients speaking to their neurologist about CAM use
The risk of all-cause and cause-specific mortality is reduced for adults who engage in leisure time aerobic and muscle strengthening activities at levels recommended by the 2018 physical activity guidelines

Mortality Risk Down With Meeting Recommended Exercise Levels

Larger survival benefits seen for those who engaged in both muscle strengthening, aerobic activity