News tagged with physical education

Prevalence of visual impairment in US increases

The prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment (not due to need for glasses) in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years, which may be partly related to a higher prevalence of diabetes, an associated risk factor, ...

Dec 11, 2012
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Tracing the Paralympic movement's 'freak show' roots

Danielle Peers has lived the thrill and pressure, revelled in competition and brought home hardware from the Paralympic Games. But beneath the cheers, the University of Alberta researcher questions whether the Paralympic ...

Aug 29, 2012
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Income, 'screen time' affect soda, junk food consumption

Preschoolers from low-income neighbourhoods and kids who spend more than two hours a day in front of a TV or video-game console have at least one thing in common: a thirst for sugary soda and juice, according to research ...

Aug 22, 2012
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Why Johnny can't run

(HealthDay) -- Mandates for physical education in most of the United States fall short of the guidelines set forth by the National Association of Sport and Physical Education, according to a new study.

Jul 26, 2012
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