News tagged with physical education
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In this story writer Jenny Hall talks with Greg Wells about the relationship between type 2 diabetes and exercise.
Diabetes May 14, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Fifth graders in California public school districts that comply with the states mandatory physical education requirement are more likely to have better fitness levels than students in districts that dont comply, ...
Pediatrics May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most people go through life setting goals for themselves. But what happens when a life-altering experience makes those goals become unachievable or even unhealthy?
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 23, 2012 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |
The neighborhoods in which children and adolescents live and spend their time play a role in whether or not they eat a healthy diet, get enough exercise or become obese, concludes a collection of studies in a special theme ...
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Improving or maintaining physical fitness appears to help obese and overweight children reach a healthy weight, reports a new study from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Researchers ...
Overweight and Obesity Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Scientists say they have identified five eating patterns for U.S. adults that are strongly influenced by age, race, region, gender, income and education.
Health Mar 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
State and school district-level policies mandating minimum requirements for in-school physical education and recess time are associated with increased odds of schools in those states and districts meeting physical activity ...
Health Dec 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A Kansas State University research group is jumping ahead to improve nutrition and physical activity among young children and prevent childhood obesity.
Health Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A workplace program designed to teach employees to act more like consumers when they make health care decisions, for example, by finding and evaluating health information or choosing a benefit plan, also improved ...
Health Oct 31, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Adolescents sleeping more hours score higher on mathematics, while those who sleep between six and ten hours (ie. an average sleep pattern) got significantly better scores, as compared to those with a short (6 hours or less ...
Health Oct 19, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
We're not saying they're not out there, somewhere, blithely crushing pre-pubescent souls with their whistles and clipboards and flexed-arm-hang timers.
Health Sep 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
In an age of spiraling inactivity levels and escalating obesity rates across the planet, a new collection of research articles focused on participation in sport and physical activity across the lifespan has just been released.
Health Aug 19, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
Increasing public awareness of the childhood obesity epidemic may be contributing to evidence of overall reductions in body mass index (BMI), a measure of obesity in children, according to the results of a ...
Health Aug 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- Rural Mississippi is the country's fattest state for the seventh year in a row, according to an annual obesity report issued Thursday. Colorado, a playground for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, is the nation's thi ...
Health Jul 07, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Despite a state requirement that public middle and high school students get 400 minutes of physical education every 10 days, approximately 1.3 million more than a third (38 percent) of all adolescents enrolled in California ...
Health May 31, 2011 | not rated yet | 0