Tag Archives: Physical

Facts & Statistics: Physical Activity

National Association for Sport and Physical Education.The Fitness Equation: Physical Activity + Balanced Diet = Fit Kids.Reston, VA: National Association for Sport and Physical Education, 1999. U.S. Department of Agriculture. Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010. Available at: http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/dietaryguidelines.htm. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Healthy People 2010. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/healthy_people/hp2010.htm. Centers for Disease Control… Read More »

Medical News Today: How do relationship breakups impact physical activity?

Researchers found that changes in marital status affect levels of physical activity in men and women differently. A relationship breakup can change how much you walk. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 60 percent of the world’s population is not active enough. Physical activity is essential for health and well-being. It protects… Read More »

Emphasis Of The New Physical Activity Guidelines Is To Move More And Sit Less

The 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans provides advice and information on the amounts and types of physical activity for improving the health of various population groups. The emphasis of the recommendations is that moving more and sitting less will benefit just about everyone.[1] Recommendations: Preschool children aged 3 to 5 years… Read More »