physical exercise


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n physical exercise the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit "the doctor recommended regular exercise","he did some exercising","the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit"
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In literature:

This exercise suggested to his wide-ranging intellect not only the definition of physics but the classification of all human knowledge.
"Kinematics of Mechanisms from the Time of Watt" by Eugene S. Ferguson
It may be also well to refer here to the important influence these physical properties exercise on the growth of the plant.
"Manures and the principles of manuring" by Charles Morton Aikman
He was very expert in all physical exercises, and retained his activity to the verge of old age.
"Admiral Farragut" by A. T. Mahan
He passed the next few weeks resting nearly all the time, taking very little exercise and a great deal of physic.
"The Silver Lining" by John Roussel
Previous to that age physical exercise and bodily growth were to be the ends sought.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
It was among the realizations of her new inner life that physical exercise stimulated her mental processes.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
The Italian's ugly temper was not bettered by the physical exercise.
"El Diablo" by Brayton Norton
Judicious physical exercise induces greater bodily strength and vigour.
"The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit" by Ralph Waldo Trine
The exercise of leadership is not restricted, however, to those occasions when the commander can be physically present.
"Sound Military Decision" by U.s. Naval War College
Any unbelieving, spiritless, wicked knave can exercise human effort and practice physical cleansing.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther

In news:

A new study puts a number—in years—on the benefits of physical exercise.
Physical exercise may help the brain calm down and focus.
For a healthy brain, physical exercise trumps mental workout.
Mayo Clinic, argues that if doctors "medicalized" physical inactivity, exercise could be the prescription of choice for.
When people exercise to lose weight, what physically happens to the fat they " burn off".
Get plenty of physical exercise every day -- it promotes good digestion, dispels stress (that triggers food cravings , too) and lets you sleep soundly, which is vital for controlling cravings .
When someone asks you to think about health, wellness and fitness, you usually think about physical health, exercise or nutrition.
Meanwhile, I have met many physically active women who say that pregnancy has caused them to decrease their exercise regimen or stop altogether.
You need some physical exercise, but the exact amount has to come from your heart doctor.
A primary goal of physical exercise is often to improve the strength of the heart muscle itself.
Physical and mental exercise help keep the brain fit.
Weaver Physical Therapy Exercise Studio.
Here's yet another reason to exercise: A new study suggests that vigorous physical activity could reduce the risk of psoriasis .
When coaching in fantastic golf swing fundamentals is mixed with the correct physical exercise system, the results can be nothing brief of miraculous.
Along with traditional physical therapy exercises to build up core strength and breathing capacity, Ugarte's rehabilitation regime also includes surfing.

In science:

Chemistry would be an application of physics, biology would be a chemistry exercise, and so on.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
Moreover, we believe that the results of the present paper prove that our approach is more than a mathematical exercise and can be used to study real physical systems.
The 3-dimensional random walk with applications to overstretched DNA and the protein titin
All that matters for this exercise is that we are using a realistic model, based on current understanding of the physical processes involved, and that this particular observational sample could have been drawn from the model population.
Star formation trends in high-redshift galaxy surveys: the elephant or the tail?
But the quest for a ‘mathematical proof ’ of a successful physical theory which is concerned with ‘deciphering the secrets of nature’–often by unorthodox means–is not a properly defined exercise.
Mathematics : The Language of Science
The flexibility and modularity of SalsaJ allow many exercises and tutorials covering topics in physics and mathematics to be addressed through the analysis of real astrophysical data.
Astrophysics datamining in the classroom: Exploring real data with new software tools and robotic telescopes