• A VITAL COMPONENT OF AGING GRACEFULLY

    By: Caleb Leonardo Halim The passage of time is an undeniable force, bringing with it a myriad of changes that shape our bodies and minds. As we traverse the landscape of aging, the importance of maintaining physical strength and vitality becomes increasingly apparent. In this essay, we will explore the significance of strength training as

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  • PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AS A VITAL SIGN

    By: Edrick Purnomo Putra In 2020, data from the World Health Organization (WHO) indicated that physical inactivity ranked fourth among the leading global risk factors for mortality.1 A lack of physical activity (PA) is associated with up to 3% of total direct healthcare expenditures in developing countries.2 Additionally, the absence of PA contributes to numerous

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  • BIOMECHANICAL AND MUSCULOSKELETAL CHANGES IN OBESE INDIVIDUALS

    By: Edrick Purnomo Putra When discussing obesity, the conversation typically revolves around the metabolic impact on the body. However, the mechanical strain on the musculoskeletal system, due to the extra weight, is often overlooked. Overweight and obesity are independently associated with an increased risk of developing musculoskeletal disorders.1 For instance, a study involving 150 severely

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  • OUR SPORTS & LIFESTYLE TEAM PROFILE

    Meet our dedicated team of sports medicine physician who are passionate about health, sports, and lifestyle. They have been actively contributing to the INA-RESPOND newsletter, sharing their expertise through insightful articles. With diverse specializations in sports medicine, including exercise therapy, injury prevention, nutrition, and performance optimization, our team brings a comprehensive approach to the topics

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