Thursday, October 22, 2020

Olympic Torch Back From International Space Station

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Russia’s Soyuz space capsule landed safely in Kazakhstan on Monday, returning three astronauts and the symbolic Olympic Torch to Earth after its first ever...

10 Eating Tips for a Healthier College Football Bowl Season

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Bowl season brings specific eating challenges for football fans. Tailgating is often centered on binge eating and drinking. Anxious and celebratory supporters often live...

Concessions at Youth Baseball Encourage Obesity

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A new study published in Childhood Obesity earlier this month suggests that youth baseball may actually do more to promote obesity than curb it. The study, conducted...

Sweating the Details

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(Editor’s Note.  This article first appeared on Oct. 26, 2011 in a blog published by the Teachers College at Columbia University.  The link to...

Exercise as Medicine

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In a 2010 CNN interview, U.S. Air force retired Lt. Gen. Norman Seip said more than one in four U.S. military recruits were unfit...

Personal Technology to Influence Healthy Choices

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Researchers met September 23 at the Obesity Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting in San Antonio, Texas, to discuss programs that have been created by health...

Recess as Important as Other 3 R’s for Children

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The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently weighed in on the heavily debated issue of recess in schools and determined that it is a...

Body Composition Devices Under Evaluation

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Athletes are always looking for an edge when it comes to diet and training.  Technological advances over the past 25 years have led to...

Diabetes Could Pose Major Health Threat to Future Generations

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Nearly 1 in 4 American adolescents may be on the verge of developing Type 2 diabetes or could already be diabetic, representing a sharp...

Scale Back Alabama a Success Story at the Academy

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The seventh annual Scale Back Alabama contest—a 10-week competition that encourages Alabama citizens to lose weight and improve their overall health—recently came to an...
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