Friday, July 30, 2021

Longer Gym Class Periods Reduce Childhood Obesity

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More time in gym class actually does reduce the likelihood that young children will become obese, according to a new study published in the...

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...

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

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

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...

Harsh Childhood Obesity Ads: Effective or Stigmatizing?

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A new, in-your-face ad campaign in Georgia against childhood obesity is sparking controversy among health experts. The ads feature overweight children along with blunt messages...

The 20 Worst Kids’ Foods

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(Editor’s Note.  This article has appeared in several forums, including the blog The Stone Hearth) Authors David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding recently revealed the list...

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...

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...

Does Higher-Intensity Exercise Produce More Results?

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Over time, running may produce greater weight loss than walking, especially in men and overweight women, according to research published in the official journal...

Pediatric obesity targeted by CDC

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(Editor’s Note. This article is based on a press release by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).  The story has appeared, among other places,...
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