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American Council on Exercise: America’s Authority on Fitness

Since 1985, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) has been committed to providing fitness education and certification to professionals and practitioners alike. ACE is...

A New Year’s Resolution: Becoming Physically Active

As 2011 approaches, you will start to hear people proclaim their New Year’s resolutions. Since obesity continues to be a global epidemic, some will...

Coaches and Parents Should Take Concussion More Seriously

Recent reports have indicated that concussion rates in young athletes are on the rise. However, many scholars are concerned that we may not be...

Concussed High School Athletes Who Receive Neuropsychological Testing Sidelined Longer

When computerized neuropsychological testing is used, high school athletes suffering from a sports-related concussion are less likely to be returned to play within one...

Exercise: The Older You Get, the More You Get Back

Medical doctors and researchers have been telling us for years that exercise is important for living a healthy and fulfilling life. An increasing number...

Visger Rules – Recommended Changes to NFL Rules

Knowledge comes from formal learning and research, along with first-hand experience. George Visger, who played defensive tackle for the University of Colorado in the...

New York City Marathon is Area’s Biggest One-Day Sports Event

There is no football game at the Meadowlands this Sunday, as both the New Jersey teams are on the road, with the Jets in...

Exercise Intensity, Heart Rate, and Perceived Exertion

Cardiovascular exercise is typically performed to improve and maintain cardiovascular health. Aside from endurance competitors (triathletes, cyclists, marathon runners, etc.), recreationally active men and...

Nutrition Basics Help Fight Child Obesity

With childhood obesity on the rise, parents, schools—even whole communities—are getting behind the movement to help young people eat healthier. FDA nutrition expert Shirley Blakely,...

Sleep: Essential for Mental and Physical Health

Some people believe sleep allows the body to become dormant and inactive. To the contrary, researchers have determined that sleep is a dynamic process,...

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