Studies http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7539/more en Rising Health-Care Costs Fuel Demand for Corporate Wellness Services http://clubindustry.com/studies/rising-health-care-costs-fuel-demand-corporate-wellness-services <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More business owners are investing in corporate wellness, a market that continues to show strong growth, according to a recent report. Over the next five years, corporate wellness industry revenue is forecast to grow by 8.4 percent annually.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/rising-health-care-costs-fuel-demand-corporate-wellness-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/rising-health-care-costs-fuel-demand-corporate-wellness-services#comments Corporate For-profits Studies Wed, 01 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 38921 at http://clubindustry.com Panel Issues Recommendations on 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans http://clubindustry.com/studies/panel-issues-recommendations-2015-dietary-guidelines-americans <div class="field-byline"> Mike Kennedy, contributing writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An advisory committee issued a 571-page report to the federal government that says Americans need to increase physical activity and reduce consumption of salt and saturated fat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/panel-issues-recommendations-2015-dietary-guidelines-americans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/panel-issues-recommendations-2015-dietary-guidelines-americans#comments News Nutrition Studies Fri, 20 Feb 2015 21:57:00 +0000 37501 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The government is asking for public comment on new dietary and physical activity recommendations released by an advisory committee. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Smartphones May Be Your Members' Best Workout Buddy http://clubindustry.com/studies/smartphones-may-be-your-members-best-workout-buddy <div class="field-byline"> James Dukart, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fitness apps on smartphones may track workouts as well or better than wearable fitness tracking devices, according to a new study.</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/smartphones-may-be-your-members-best-workout-buddy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/smartphones-may-be-your-members-best-workout-buddy#comments Studies Freemium Wed, 18 Feb 2015 02:09:00 +0000 37361 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitness tracking apps on smartphone may be as accurate as wearable tracking devices, and their convenience may make them more valuable to your members. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Study Finds Some Activity Trackers Fail to Accurately Measure Movement and Caloric Expenditure http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-finds-some-activity-trackers-fail-accurately-measure-movement-and-caloric-expenditure <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Some activity trackers fail to accurately measure complex movements as well as they do steps taken, and they often do not accurately measure calories burned, according to a study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), San Diego.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-finds-some-activity-trackers-fail-accurately-measure-movement-and-caloric-expenditure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-finds-some-activity-trackers-fail-accurately-measure-movement-and-caloric-expenditure#comments Studies Freemium Thu, 05 Feb 2015 16:52:00 +0000 36891 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Fitness tracking devices measured steps within 10 percent accuracy, but had a more difficult time accurately measuring more complex moves as well as caloric expenditure, according to a study of five fitness tracking devices. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> Inactive People Could Cut Their Mortality Rate by Up to 30 Percent with Just a Brisk Walk http://clubindustry.com/studies/inactive-people-could-cut-their-mortality-rate-30-percent-just-brisk-walk <div class="node-body article-body">Inactive people could cut their risks of premature death by up to 30 percent by adding as little as a brisk 20-minute walk to their daily lives, according to a recent study from Cambridge University. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/inactive-people-could-cut-their-mortality-rate-30-percent-just-brisk-walk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/inactive-people-could-cut-their-mortality-rate-30-percent-just-brisk-walk#comments Nutrition/Weight Loss Studies Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:26:00 +0000 36131 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The risk of premature death can decrease for inactive people who add a brisk 20-minute walk to their daily routines, according to a recent study. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.&nbsp;</em></p> The 15 Top Nutrition Trends to Watch for in 2015 http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/15-top-nutrition-trends-watch-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The top nutrition trends in 2015 may sound a little "nutty" to some. 2014 superfoods kale and coconut will continue to be popular in 2015, but the top superfoods in 2015 will be seeds and nuts, according to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition" survey. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/15-top-nutrition-trends-watch-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nutritionweight-loss/15-top-nutrition-trends-watch-2015#comments Nutrition Nutrition/Weight Loss Studies Studies Sun, 04 Jan 2015 14:00:00 +0000 35491 at http://clubindustry.com Study Reveals Injuries Related to Indoor Tanning http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-reveals-injuries-related-indoor-tanning <div class="node-body article-body">More than 3,200 people go to the emergency room each year due to tanning-related injuries, and the majority of those injuries are skin burns, according to a study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).</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/study-reveals-injuries-related-indoor-tanning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-reveals-injuries-related-indoor-tanning#comments News Studies Sat, 27 Dec 2014 16:41:00 +0000 35451 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Skin burns are the most common injury sustained from the use of tanning beds, according to a report in the Journal of the American Medical Association. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> U.S. Cities, States Ranked in Recent Health Reports http://clubindustry.com/studies/us-cities-states-ranked-recent-health-reports <div class="node-body article-body">Three reports on the health and well-being of the population of U.S. cities as well as state rankings related to obesity and physical activity trends were released this week by WalletHub, the United Health Foundation and the American College of Sports Medicine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/us-cities-states-ranked-recent-health-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/us-cities-states-ranked-recent-health-reports#comments News Studies Freemium Thu, 11 Dec 2014 22:02:00 +0000 34931 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Omaha, NE, is the No. 1 ranked city for active lifestyle on a list compiled by the online social network WalletHub. <em>Photo by Thinkstock.</em></p> 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>