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Airway clearance, exercise common physiotherapy practice in adult ICUs in Singapore | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists
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Airway clearance, exercise common physiotherapy practice in adult ICUs in Singapore | Latest news for Doctors, Nurses and Pharmacists

Conventional airway clearance is still the most used treatment among all the available physiotherapy management techniques for patients in the intensive care unit (ICU), according to a Singapore study. Exercise is also routinely prescribed for both spontaneously breathing and mechanically ventilated patients, but no exercise protocol has been established yet. “Presently, a combination of subjective and objective measures is being used to guide the prescription and progression of exercise, as well as for the monitoring of patients’ response to exercise,” said the researchers, led by Gabriel Wai Mun Ou of the Singapore Institute of Technology, Singapore. Ou and colleagues mailed a 19-item questionnaire to 90 physiotherapists working in 15 adult ICUs across restructured and private hosp...
SJPS Foundation announces $319K in grants for fitness center program, calming room, more
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SJPS Foundation announces $319K in grants for fitness center program, calming room, more

The St. Joseph School District will be getting some more improvements thanks to St. Joseph Public School Foundation grants. School Board trustee Rick Dyer, who also sits on the foundation board, told school board members about $319,000 in grant money awarded to a variety of projects and items, most notably a a fitness center program at the high school. “It kind of takes the whole weight room training to a whole different level for the district, and not just for the athletic community,” said Dyer, of the program. “It’s really for all students, and eventually for the community at large hopefully.” Other grant funds were awarded for a bus trip to Art Prize in Grand Rapids, new band instruments, new equipment for physics and biology classes, as well as some kindergarten coding robots. D...
Indian Navy’s INS Satpura Reaches Australia For Multilateral Exercise
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Indian Navy’s INS Satpura Reaches Australia For Multilateral Exercise

INS Satpura and P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft reached Darwin on September 12.New Delhi: INS Satpura and a maritime patrol aircraft of the Indian Navy have reached Darwin in Australia to take part in multinational Exercise Kakadu-2022, hosted by the Royal Australian Navy, the defence ministry said on Tuesday.INS Satpura and P-8I Maritime Patrol Aircraft reached Darwin on September 12."The two week-long exercise, both in harbour and sea, involves ships and maritime aircraft from 14 navies. During the harbour phase of the exercise, the ship's crew will engage in operational planning interactions and sports activities with participating navies," the ministry said in a statement.#IndianNavy's indigenously designed & built Stealth Frigate #INSSatpura & P8 I Long Range #MaritimePatrol ...
Secret Exercise Tricks To Slow Down Aging and Live Longer — Eat This Not That
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Secret Exercise Tricks To Slow Down Aging and Live Longer — Eat This Not That

A number one fitness goal of yours may be to trim down excess fat—but you're not stopping there! You want to feel fit and incredibly healthy so that you lead a long life. In order to accomplish that goal, strength training on a regular basis is key so you can sculpt lean muscle. Pair that with cardio to enhance your endurance and heart health, and you'll be set up for success. We've put together some secret exercise tricks to slow down aging and live longer that should be on your radar, too, which we'll dive into below. In order to live a long and active life, you must keep up with your flexibility and mobility, in addition to preserving your joint health. The goal is to ensure you stay pain-free and injury-free while continuing to improve your athletic perfo...
Pure Fitness and Yoga welcomes Kurios, a new curated wellness retail experience to Hong Kong
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Pure Fitness and Yoga welcomes Kurios, a new curated wellness retail experience to Hong Kong

An essential part of the modern-day wellness experience is not only about feeling good but also looking great and being confident as we embrace various fitness journeys. Long established as one of the city’s most popular wellness hubs, Pure welcomes a new wellness retail experience to 13 of its Pure Yoga and Pure Fitness locations across Hong Kong in partnership with the Rue Madame fashion group.  Kurios, the all-new lifestyle shop, features everything from apparel and skincare products to healing crystals and home fragrances. The retail spaces are integrated into Pure centres that offer various yoga-style classes, meditation sessions and fitness workshops.  The name Kurios and its eye logo remind guests to stay curious as they embark on their wellness journeys. Apparel for both men a...
Chronic ‘Exercise Deficiency’ Linked to HFpEF
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Chronic ‘Exercise Deficiency’ Linked to HFpEF

Chronic lack of exercise — dubbed "exercise deficiency" — is associated with cardiac atrophy, reduced cardiac output and chamber size, and diminished cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in a subgroup of patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), researchers say. Increasing the physical activity levels of these sedentary individuals could be an effective preventive strategy, particularly for those who are younger and middle-aged, they suggest. Thinking of HFpEF as an exercise deficiency syndrome leading to a small heart "flies in the face of decades of cardiovascular teaching, because traditionally, we've thought of heart failure as the big floppy heart," Andre La Gerche, MBBS, PhD, of the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute in Melbour...
5 Tried and Tested Tips to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals
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5 Tried and Tested Tips to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals

A lean and well-toned physique is a goal most of us set for ourselves. However, the hard work and dedication required to achieve it can be intimidating and overwhelming at times. With OTT apps and food apps at our disposal in today’s era, nothing can be more lucrative than binging on a show or movie on your couch with those fries you ordered online when you are not working. However, this is not going to help you achieve your fitness goals. If you want to take the first step into your fitness journey, here is a comprehensive list of things you should pay attention to and follow. Regular exercise If you are serious about reducing those extra kilos, it is crucial to accommodate some sort of physical exercise into your routine, at least for an hour. You do not necessarily have to pump pound...
Defence Force challenging prosecution over soldier’s training exercise death
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Defence Force challenging prosecution over soldier’s training exercise death

suppliedNicholas Kahotea joined the New Zealand Army in January 2006, as a Royal New Zealand Engineer. (File photo)The New Zealand Defence Force is challenging a decision that allows a WorkSafe prosecution to proceed over the death of Lance Corporal Nicholas Kahotea during a training exercise. Kahotea, 35, fell about eight metres from a helicopter while taking part in a counterterrorism training exercise at the army's top SAS training facility in south Auckland in May 2019. He later died at Auckland City Hospital. WorkSafe charged the Defence Force with failing, so far as reasonably practicable, to ensure his safety. The Defence Force tried to stop the prosecution in the District Court, but a judge said it could proceed. READ MORE:* SAS trooper Nicholas Kahotea fell eight metres from B...
Zac Efron Talks About Agoraphobia, Changes To Fitness Routine
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Zac Efron Talks About Agoraphobia, Changes To Fitness Routine

Zac Efron has made many changes to his life in recent years; from staying home more to changing his fitness routines. The actor recently opened up about having agoraphobia, an anxiety disorder that involves the fear of being in crowded groups. During his October 2022 Men’s Health cover interview, he said, “I just don’t go out. People in large groups, it triggers my agoraphobia.” Mega Efron Didn’t Say Much About His Agoraphobia The 34-year-old actor didn’t go into too much detail about the condition, but he did open up about the insomnia and depression he faced because of the negative effects of attaining his 2017 “Baywatch” body. The rigorous training and routine he went through to get the body he isn’t sure is “really attainable” wasn’t easy and did some damage. “There’s just too littl...
DVIDS – News – 175th Wing’s Emergency Response Tested During Exercise
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DVIDS – News – 175th Wing’s Emergency Response Tested During Exercise

The 175th Wing, Maryland Air National Guard, conducted an anti-terrorism/force protection exercise at Warfield Air National Guard Base at Martin State Airport from September 8-10.The exercise tested the 175th Security Forces Squadron’s response to an on-base attack and gauged how unit anti-terrorism representatives and the entire base populace responded to an elevated force protection condition. In the early morning hours of the first day, the exercise commenced when the command post received intelligence of simulated threats to the installation from foreign state-sponsored saboteurs.After the initial notification process was complete and the Wing’s threat wo...