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10 Eating Tips for a Healthier College Football Bowl Season

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

Exercise in a High-Tech World: How Much is Enough?

Sport, health and physical education, and exercise science professionals are commonly asked: “How much exercise training is enough? Are the benefits worth the cost...

Children Need at Least 7 minutes a Day of Vigorous Physical Activity

Children need a minimum of seven minutes a day of vigorous physical activity, demonstrates recently published findings by University of Alberta medical researchers and...

Can it Be True? Georgia College Discontinues its Athletic Teams

Spelman College in Atlanta is a historically black college and university for women only. It has a long and rich history as an academically...

Exercise as Medicine

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

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...

Presidential Physical Fitness Test to Be Replaced in 2014

School-based fitness programs will enter a new era in 2014, when a new assessment called the Presidential Youth Fitness Program replaces the 24-year-old Physical...

National Healthcare Debate Rages On

The media and all of its pundits have heavily debated the landmark ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the Affordable Health Care Act...

Diabetes Could Pose Major Health Threat to Future Generations

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

Are We a Nation of Fat People?

Taming the obesity epidemic in this country needs an all-hands-on-deck strategy so that schools provide students 60 minutes of physical activity daily, fast-food restaurants...

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