Studies http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7539/more en Fitness Devices to Dominate the Wearables Market until 2018 http://clubindustry.com/studies/fitness-devices-dominate-wearables-market-until-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">The use of wearables will almost triple by 2018, led by fitness devices. However, smart watches are expected to overtake wearable fitness devices after 2018, according to a new report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/fitness-devices-dominate-wearables-market-until-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/fitness-devices-dominate-wearables-market-until-2018#comments Studies Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:58:00 +0000 34561 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Wearable fitness device use will triple through 2018 but will be overtaken by smart watches after that, according to a new report by Juniper Research. <em>Image by Thinkstock.</em></p> Twenty States Now Have Obesity Rates of 30 Percent or Higher, Study Shows http://clubindustry.com/studies/twenty-states-now-have-obesity-rates-30-percent-or-higher-study-shows <div class="node-body article-body">The Trust for America's Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation recently released their annual report on obesity rates in the United States. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/twenty-states-now-have-obesity-rates-30-percent-or-higher-study-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/twenty-states-now-have-obesity-rates-30-percent-or-higher-study-shows#comments Studies Freemium Sun, 07 Sep 2014 16:07:00 +0000 32201 at http://clubindustry.com <p>This is the third year in a row that all 50 states have an obesity rate of at least 20 percent. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Companies Should Report Their Employee Health Metrics, Report States http://clubindustry.com/studies/companies-should-report-their-employee-health-metrics-report-states <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Companies report their financial earnings and a growing number of them report their sustainability efforts, so why shouldn&#39;t they report their employee health metrics? That is the recommendation of a new report from the <a href="http://thevitalityinstitute.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Vitality Institute</strong></a>, an organization based in New York but funded by Discovery Limited, a South African health insurance company.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/companies-should-report-their-employee-health-metrics-report-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/companies-should-report-their-employee-health-metrics-report-states#comments Corporate Studies Mon, 23 Jun 2014 17:11:00 +0000 30111 at http://clubindustry.com Washington, DC, Named Fittest Metro Area in the U.S. http://clubindustry.com/studies/washington-dc-named-fittest-metro-area-us <div class="node-body article-body">The metro area of the nation's capital earned the top honor in the seventh annual American Fitness Index data report released by the American College of Sports Medicine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/washington-dc-named-fittest-metro-area-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/washington-dc-named-fittest-metro-area-us#comments News Studies Freemium Mon, 09 Jun 2014 17:38:00 +0000 29631 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The Washington, DC, metro area was named the fittest in the country in the seventh annual American Fitness Index data report. Minneapolis-St. Paul had earned the top honor the past three years. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Obesity Rates Decline in Young Children, Remain Unchanged in Most Other Age Groups http://clubindustry.com/studies/obesity-rates-decline-young-children-remain-unchanged-most-other-age-groups <div class="node-body article-body">Obesity among children aged 2 to 5 years old declined by 43 percent from 2003 to 2012, but the obesity rate increased for women over 60, according to National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Washington, DC. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/obesity-rates-decline-young-children-remain-unchanged-most-other-age-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/obesity-rates-decline-young-children-remain-unchanged-most-other-age-groups#comments News Studies Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:47:00 +0000 26331 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Obesity rates have declined by 43 percent in children aged 2 to 5 years old since 2004, but rates have remained steady in other age groups. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Young Teens Fail to Meet U.S. Fitness Guidelines http://clubindustry.com/studies/young-teens-fail-meet-us-fitness-guidelines <div class="node-body article-body">Most young teens are not getting the recommended amount of daily physical activity, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/young-teens-fail-meet-us-fitness-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/young-teens-fail-meet-us-fitness-guidelines#comments News Studies Freemium Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:05:00 +0000 25071 at http://clubindustry.com Hawaii Named Healthiest State in National Ranking http://clubindustry.com/studies/hawaii-named-healthiest-state-national-ranking <div class="node-body article-body">Hawaii is the country's healthiest state, according to a new report that shows physical activity is increasing and obesity rates are staying steady. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/hawaii-named-healthiest-state-national-ranking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/hawaii-named-healthiest-state-national-ranking#comments News Studies Freemium Tue, 17 Dec 2013 19:48:00 +0000 24111 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Hawaii replaced Vermont as the healthiest state in the country, according to the recently released America&#39;s Health Rankings report. <em>Photo by Kelsey Cipolla.</em></p> Long-Term Study Identifies Exercise as Most Important Factor in Preventing Dementia http://clubindustry.com/studies/long-term-study-identifies-exercise-most-important-factor-preventing-dementia <div class="node-body article-body">Exercise and other healthy behaviors significantly reduce the risk of dementia, according to a new study conducted over the course of 35 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/long-term-study-identifies-exercise-most-important-factor-preventing-dementia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/long-term-study-identifies-exercise-most-important-factor-preventing-dementia#comments Studies Freemium Tue, 10 Dec 2013 21:01:00 +0000 23861 at http://clubindustry.com Children's Cardiovascular Fitness Has Declined Worldwide, Research Says http://clubindustry.com/studies/childrens-cardiovascular-fitness-has-declined-worldwide-research-says <div class="node-body article-body">Kids today cannot run as fast or as far as their parents did, which may indicate their health will worsen as adults, according to new research.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/childrens-cardiovascular-fitness-has-declined-worldwide-research-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/childrens-cardiovascular-fitness-has-declined-worldwide-research-says#comments Studies Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:42:00 +0000 23161 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Children&#39;s cardiovascular fitness levels have been declining since 1975, according to new research from the University of South Australia&#39;s School of Health Sciences. <em>Photo courtesy of the American Heart Association.</em></p> ACSM's Top Fitness Trends for 2014 http://clubindustry.com/studies/acsms-top-fitness-trends-2014 <div class="node-body gallery-body">High-Intensity Interval Training tops the American College of Sports Medicine's list of fitness trends for 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/acsms-top-fitness-trends-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/acsms-top-fitness-trends-2014#comments News Studies Thu, 14 Nov 2013 03:35:00 +0000 22601 at http://clubindustry.com