Category: Volume 11

Walking Speed

by Volume 11, Number 7 In my teaching with medical students and residents, I emphasize talking less and listening more. At least with behavioral matters, patients themselves have much more knowledge about their own habits, challenges, environment, motivation, and concerns…

Posture

by Volume 11, Number 6 Stress management is a multifaceted endeavor. It includes nurturing physical and emotional wellness through a healthy lifestyle, a vitally important component of resilience. It also includes having a variety of approaches and strategies that can…

Habit

by Volume 11, Number 5 The benefits of a healthy lifestyle accrue over time, as behaviors that promote health are repeated day after day for years. On the other hand, the “rewards” for behaviors that are not necessarily health-promoting are…

Stress and Bones

by Volume 11, Number 4 The assertion that stress affects the gastrointestinal system, the cardiovascular system, and the immune system is hardly news, as there is now an extensive body of research substantiating such effects of stress. However, to suggest…

Movement

e-quilibrium

by Volume 11, Number 3 It is well established that regular physical activity is beneficial for health. However, research to better understand this relationship continues. One of the ways in which people can notice the effects of exercise is how…