The U.S. will be a ‘formidable competitor’ to China in Covid vaccine diplomacy, professor says
Workers unload boxes containing the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine, donated by China, at the Damascus International Airport on April 24, 2021, in the Syrian capital. Loua Beshara | AFP | Getty Images U.S.-China competition may be heating up on another front: Covid-19 vaccine diplomacy. China has been a major Covid vaccine supplier to much of the […]
Should You Stretch Before Training?
By Steven J. Fleck, Ph.D. Q: I’ve heard that you shouldn’t stretch right before a weight-training session because this will decrease your maximal strength and power. I’ve noticed, however, that the majority of the studies looking at the effects of stretching right before a training session have studied people with little or no stretching experience. […]
More than half of children lacking in healthy cardiorespiratory fitness
In a statement released by the American Heart Association, only 40% of youth in the United States have healthy cardiorespiratory fitness. Cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) is considered an important measure of physical and mental health in children. Also known as aerobic fitness, CRF refers to the ability of the body to supply oxygen to the muscles […]