Wondering what the Affordable Care Act has to with sports and physical activity? Read this recent post from Secretary of Health and Human Services to learn why athletes should get covered.…
Recent research published in JAMA has shown obesity prevalence has decreased among children ages 2-5 years.
Read more in a statement from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President and CEO, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey.
Key findings from Walkable Shopping Areas Good for Business:There is great enthusiasm for walkable shopping areas among retail experts, developers and many residents of urban and suburban areas. Walking shopping areas have a potential to prosper as a result of demographics, increased gas prices, public policies encouraging higher densities and changing life style preferences.…
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Corporate America is at a cultural crossroads. One path leads toward a vibrant, active workforce harnessing the health and intellectual benefits of physical activity; the other toward a sedentary, dreary workforce that mostly just wants to take a nap around 3 pm each day.…
Post written by APTA
Physical therapists who specialize in women’s health can help women navigate a host of health and fitness issues that can be difficult to discuss, such as incontinence or pelvic pain.
In reaching out to women of all ages, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has used social media in major ways to help get the message out.…
New data indicating a decline in childhood obesity among preschoolers is good news – but there is still a lot of work to be done. September is “Child Obesity Awareness Month.” Let’s work together to raise awareness of the prevention and treatment of the No. 1 health concern facing American parents.…
Sports-related concussions have become a significant concern in recent years. Research showing the long-term dangers of concussions and the effects of repetitive sub-concussive blows that can occur in football has parents of these athletes concerned.
Many sports teams are partnering with sports medicine programs and hospitals to perform baseline concussion testing for the athletes.…
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