Olympic Leaders Choose Inclusion Amid Exclusion in Country
Olympic Leaders Choose Inclusion Amid Exclusion in Country
Jun 21, 2019

The United States Olympic Committee officially changes their name to the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee

Exercise Leads to Improved Pain Symptoms
Exercise Leads to Improved Pain Symptoms
Apr 10, 2019

Preliminary results have concluded that an intensive 16 week exercise program reduces pain and perceived disability in individuals with low back pain.

A Magic Pill for Better Health
A Magic Pill for Better Health
Mar 25, 2019

This magic pill is so good for you it is almost too good to be true. Click to find out what it is.

The New Physical Activity Guidelines
The New Physical Activity Guidelines
Mar 01, 2019

The 2nd Edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines have recently be released. Find out what's new in this edition.

The Benefits of Dancing for Older Women
The Benefits of Dancing for Older Women
Jan 14, 2019

A recent study reveals the benefits of dancing in older women and the effect it has on their daily living activities.

Dancing may help the ability to perform daily tasks.
Dancing may help the ability to perform daily tasks.
Dec 19, 2018

A recent study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports found that dancing may help older women maintain the ability to perform daily tasks.

Light Exercise reduces Severity of Stroke in Seniors
Light Exercise reduces Severity of Stroke in Seniors
Sep 28, 2018

New research suggests that physically active people can weather a stroke better than those who are inactive.

Mental Health and Exercise
Mental Health and Exercise
Aug 14, 2018

Researchers found team sports, cycling aerobics and going to the gym were found to be the best forms of exercise at reducing poor mental health.

Quarterly Digest
Quarterly Digest
Aug 08, 2018

NCHPAD's Fitness. Recreation. Sport Quarterly Digest for July

Overcoming Barriers to Fitness for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Overcoming Barriers to Fitness for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Aug 08, 2018

Adults with intellectual disabilities are less active. See what one University Professor is doing about it.

The Effects of High-Intensity Interval and Resistance Training in individuals with M.S.
The Effects of High-Intensity Interval and Resistance Training in individuals with M.S.
Jul 19, 2017

New study combining high-intensity interval and resistance training in individuals with multiple sclerosis finds improved health and quality of life.

Exercising after mentally demanding tasks could help prevent overeating
Exercising after mentally demanding tasks could help prevent overeating
Aug 24, 2016

A study has found that people who remained sedentary after mentally demanding tasks consumed more calories than those who exercised.

As little as 9 minutes of exercise a day can help mobility recovery
As little as 9 minutes of exercise a day can help mobility recovery
Jun 18, 2019

New study finds that doing just a little big of fitness on a daily basis can help.

Water based exercises prove good for your health.
Water based exercises prove good for your health.
May 31, 2018

Water lessens the effects of gravity which can be beneficial for individuals with mobility limitations who are trying to exercise. Read full article.

Dual virtual reality/treadmil exercises promote brain plasticity in Parkinson's patients
Dual virtual reality/treadmil exercises promote brain plasticity in Parkinson's patients
Dec 05, 2017

A new study that combines virtual reality and treadmill exercise suggests that it can help lower the incidence of falling among Parkinson's patients.