Physiological Mechanisms of Inactivity
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Inactivity Physiology

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Energy Metabolism: Move Only When You Must, Rest When You Can

In order for us to better understand how our bodies function, we should examine it with historical perspective regarding the physical demands of the surrounding environment. Physical activity was required in order to find food, which is essential for survival. As successful hunting was never ensured, alternating times of feast and famine were normal in ancient jungle camps. Similarly, the...

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Fibion.com-Why too much sitting is so bad for your health? Read three reasons.
Why sitting is bad for your health? Read three reasons.

Perspective from under your skin What exactly is so unhealthy about sitting that this daily habit of ours has caused significant interest during the past years? When you sit down in your comfortable office chair or onto your sofa at home, your body shifts into a resting state, and blissful serenity fills your mind. Your coffee cup steams on the table...

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Professor Sulin Cheng lecturing in Shanghai Jiao Tong University.
Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Fibion Inc. Start Collaboration

Fibion Inc. is proud to announce a new R&D collaboration with Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). SJTU is one of the top three universities in China and it has established a new top research center this year, called Exercise, Health and Technology Center (EHT) (http://eht.sjtu.edu.cn/). The Head of the new research center Professor Sulin Cheng is excited about the collaboration...

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Fibion.com-Olli Tikkanen Public Defence - Over 65% of the time muscles are inactive
Over 65% of the time muscles are inactive

Olli Tikkanen defends his doctoral dissertation Date: October 1, 2014, at 12:00 PM Location: Seminaarinmäki, L 303, University of Jyväskylä, Finland Mr Olli Tikkanen, M.Sc., defends his doctoral dissertation in Science of Coaching and Fitness titled "Physiological loading during normal daily life and exercise assessed with electromyography ". The opponent is Professor Hans Savelberg (Maastricht University, The Netherlands) and the custos is Professor Taija Juutinen...

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Fibion.com-Human Evolution
Evolution took thousands of years to make us into modern men. It took from us only a couple of decades to #devolve.
Fibion.com-Energy Crisis (Part 3) – Why are we getting fat
Energy Crisis (Part 3) – Why are we getting fat?

Basically, weight gain is the result of an imbalance between energy consumption and energy expenditure. This balance is partly regulated by our genetics, our environment, and psychosocial factors. One, or many of these factors, has gotten members of our society to consume more than we expend, or to expend less than we consume. At the same time we have noticed...

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Fibion.com-Energy Crisis (Part 2) – The Facts
Energy Crisis (Part 2) – The Facts

The increase in overweight is predicted to minimize the many health benefits of e.g. reducing or quitting smoking and for the first time in history, life expectancy is expected to decrease despite advances in medicine and technology. This energy crisis is no longer about deficits, it is about abundance. Here are the facts: -       The population of overweight individuals has more than...

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Fibion.com-The #truth about #sitting – Is it a deadly #hobby
The #truth about #sitting – Is it a deadly #hobby?

Take a seat, please! This polite invitation offers a chance to take a load off your feet, rest for a moment and settle in. That politeness might shock you, especially when you read what I plan on writing here next. This statement might seem weird or disgusting and for a moment you might even think I am spewing some sort...

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Fibion.com-The start of a #revolution
The start of a #revolution

During my university studies, I encountered a question on an exam that asked what elements make up “physical activity”. In part, due to my lack of knowledge, and in part because I was feeling a bit rebellious, I answered indifferently: “Who cares, as long as we participate more in physical activity”. After the exam, I remembered that our textbook stated...

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