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Sports Cardiology: UVA Provides Elite Care for Athletes
Exercise, Prevention 8/14/2014

Playing a sport is a great way to stay healthy. It keeps the body in shape, provides a tremendous sense of accomplishment and even brings some awesome mental health benefits. The cardiovascular rewards are second to none, but athletes of all ages have special needs when it comes to their…

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No Time for Exercise? Try These Quick Home & Office Workouts
Exercise, Prevention 1/8/2014

January is often a time for healthy resolutions; Eating right, exercising, sleeping more and breaking bad habits. Yet, even with the best intentions, accomplishing all the lofty goals we set can be daunting. Shannon Slovensky, M.Ed., an exercise physiologist with the UVA Exercise Physiology Core Laboratory, explains that adopting a…

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Heart Month Tip 22: Take Your Dog for a Walk
Exercise, Prevention 2/22/2012

A brisk walk with your furry friend is good for both of you, and it can help lift your spirits. [caption id="attachment_3086" align="alignright" width="263"] Celebrating Heart Month[/caption] Make it a part of your daily routine. If you don’t have a dog, consider walking your neighbor’s dog. Volunteering to walk dogs…

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