Studies http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7539/more en Regular Running Can Improve Your Members' Cognitive Health http://clubindustry.com/studies/regular-running-can-improve-your-members-cognitive-health <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers from the University of Arizona used MRI technology to compare the brain activity of collegiate distance runners with those of age-matched non-exercisers. Their findings were published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/regular-running-can-improve-your-members-cognitive-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/regular-running-can-improve-your-members-cognitive-health#comments Studies Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:29:00 +0000 60191 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The researchers identified positive associations with running, such as on-the-go decisions involving speed and route choice, that equate to a mental workout. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Top Five Fitness Industry Insights from ClubIntel's 2016 Report http://clubindustry.com/studies/top-five-fitness-industry-insights-clubintels-2016-report <div class="node-body gallery-body">ClubIntel has published its "2016 International Fitness Industry Trend Report" based on responses from 193 operators representing 4,000 clubs worldwide. The study's authors, Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson, developed these five observations about the industry based on the responses. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/top-five-fitness-industry-insights-clubintels-2016-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/top-five-fitness-industry-insights-clubintels-2016-report#comments Studies Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:23:00 +0000 60101 at http://clubindustry.com Study: Racket Sports Top the List of Activities That Will Help Your Members Live Longer http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-racket-sports-top-list-activities-will-help-your-members-live-longer <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers followed 80,306 adults over the course of nine years, tracking the relationship between mortality and participation in six sport activities.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-racket-sports-top-list-activities-will-help-your-members-live-longer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/study-racket-sports-top-list-activities-will-help-your-members-live-longer#comments Studies Tue, 13 Dec 2016 21:27:00 +0000 59921 at http://clubindustry.com <p>In total, only 44.3 percent of the study&#39;s 80,306 participants met minimum exercise recommendations. And while tennis proved to be the most effective means of combating premature death, only 3.6 percent of those surveyed said they played racket sports. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> 6 Fitness Trend Insights Every Club Owner Should Heed in 2017 http://clubindustry.com/studies/6-fitness-trend-insights-every-club-owner-should-heed-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">With the help of ClubIntel, the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) recently issued its annual 2016 Health Club Consumer Report. Click through this photo gallery for the report's six key insights about trends in the fitness industry.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/6-fitness-trend-insights-every-club-owner-should-heed-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/6-fitness-trend-insights-every-club-owner-should-heed-2017#comments For-profits Studies Mon, 05 Dec 2016 23:14:00 +0000 59771 at http://clubindustry.com 78 Percent of U.S. Children Do Not Meet Exercise Guidelines, Report Finds http://clubindustry.com/studies/78-percent-us-children-do-not-meet-exercise-guidelines-report-finds <div class="node-body article-body">The majority of American children are not meeting physical activity guidelines, according to a new report from the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance, which recommended several strategies for increasing physical activity.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/78-percent-us-children-do-not-meet-exercise-guidelines-report-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/78-percent-us-children-do-not-meet-exercise-guidelines-report-finds#comments Studies Thu, 17 Nov 2016 19:09:00 +0000 59421 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The overall physical activity grade of &ldquo;D-&ldquo; remains unchanged from the first National Physical Activity Plan Alliance report card issued in 2014. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> 10 Trends That Will Define Fitness in 2017 http://clubindustry.com/studies/10-trends-will-define-fitness-2017 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The American College of Sports Medicine identified the 10 trends that will define the fitness industry during the coming year. Club Industry has compiled the results in this clickable gallery.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/10-trends-will-define-fitness-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/10-trends-will-define-fitness-2017#comments For-profits Studies Manufacturers Tue, 01 Nov 2016 20:21:00 +0000 58961 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) released its annual fitness trend forecast last week, and the results may or may not surprise you. Nearly 2,000 industry professionals contributed to the forecast, which was facilitated by Walter R. Thompson, associate dean of the College of Education &amp; Human Development at Georgia State University in Atlanta.</p> <p>Are your club&rsquo;s offerings current for 2017? Click through this photo gallery to find out.</p> TRX Workouts Lower Heart Disease Risk by 89 Percent, ACE Study Finds http://clubindustry.com/studies/trx-workouts-lower-heart-disease-risk-89-percent-ace-study-finds <div class="node-body article-body">TRX Suspension Training can reduce a participant's risk of dying from cardiovascular disease by more than 89 percent over the next 30 years, according to a new study conducted by the American Council on Exercise.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/trx-workouts-lower-heart-disease-risk-89-percent-ace-study-finds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/trx-workouts-lower-heart-disease-risk-89-percent-ace-study-finds#comments Studies Tue, 25 Oct 2016 15:23:00 +0000 58831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>ACE-enlisted researchers determined TRX Suspension Training workouts are comparable to those of a basketball or soccer game. (Photo courtesy TRX.)</p> 5 Reasons Your Health Club Members Should Exercise 5 Days a Week http://clubindustry.com/studies/5-reasons-your-health-club-members-should-exercise-5-days-week <div class="node-body gallery-body">New findings published in the Journal of the American Heart Association incentivize weekly exercise like never before. Find out more in Club Industry's article on the topic, or click through this photo gallery for the five top reasons to break a sweat.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/5-reasons-your-health-club-members-should-exercise-5-days-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/5-reasons-your-health-club-members-should-exercise-5-days-week#comments Studies Wed, 14 Sep 2016 02:21:00 +0000 57881 at http://clubindustry.com The 10 States with the Highest Obesity Rates in 2015 http://clubindustry.com/studies/10-states-highest-obesity-rates-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">The latest obesity report by Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health shares a ranking of states by adult obesity rates. Find out more details of the study in Club Industry's article on the topic or click through this photo gallery to see the 10 states with the highest obesity rates. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/10-states-highest-obesity-rates-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/10-states-highest-obesity-rates-2015#comments Studies Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16:00:00 +0000 57761 at http://clubindustry.com Report: Obesity Rates Improve in Four States, Worsen in Two http://clubindustry.com/studies/report-obesity-rates-improve-four-states-worsen-two <div class="node-body article-body">Obesity rates remained stable from 2014 to 2015 in all but four states where the rates improved and two where they increased, according to the annual obesity report from Trust for America's Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released on Friday.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/studies/report-obesity-rates-improve-four-states-worsen-two" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/studies/report-obesity-rates-improve-four-states-worsen-two#comments News Studies Fri, 02 Sep 2016 22:46:00 +0000 57681 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Nationally, nearly 38 percent of adults are obese,&nbsp;almost 8 percent of adults are extremely obese, 40.4 percent of women are obese and 35 percent of men are obese, according to this year&#39;s annual obesity study from the Robert Wood&nbsp;Johnson Foundation. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p>