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Tags: exercise

10/6/2017

‘May help’…’may prevent:’ Conditional statements water down TIME’s look at exercise and depression study

4/10/2017

Walk or run for exercise? Vox provides informative look at risks and benefits of both

3/10/2017

ABC News extrapolates wildly, misleads readers by claiming high intensity exercise ‘could be secret to staying young’

1/13/2017

Guardian’s look at weekend warrior study: Why no mention of (plentiful) limitations?

1/13/2017

Newsweek confuses association with causation in ‘weekend warrior’ exercise story

12/8/2016

Exercise leads to ‘better’ sperm? TIME story doesn’t tell us by how much

9/30/2016

Benefits of walking for older adults: NPR story missed a cautionary detail

9/7/2016

CBS story on water-based physical therapy stays in the shallow end

8/1/2016

Can exercise ‘undo’ sedentary harms? AP story makes observational data sound definitive

7/23/2015

Can you jog away from an early grave? This story gives a well-supported, evidence-based answer