Exercising with osteoarthritis.
Exercising with osteoarthritis.
Oct 21, 2019

Is exercising beneficial for individuals with osteoarthritis?

Adaptive Walking Modifications Can Enable Outdoor Mobility
Adaptive Walking Modifications Can Enable Outdoor Mobility
Sep 23, 2019

A new study has found that walking modifications as functionality declines can enable older adults to continue getting outdoor mobility.

Aquatic Exercise for Health
Aquatic Exercise for Health
Aug 02, 2019

Aquatic exercise provides unique benefits that can positively impact the health and well-being of individuals across the lifespan and may be the ideal modality for individuals with certain mobility limitations.

3 Key Elements to Successfully Training Children with Autism
3 Key Elements to Successfully Training Children with Autism
Jul 12, 2019

Click here to read about three simple evidence-based teaching strategies to help children with autism through exercise.

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.

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.

Quarterly Digest
Quarterly Digest
Aug 08, 2018

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

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.

The National Youth Sports Strategy
The National Youth Sports Strategy
Sep 20, 2019

Just Released! Check out the new National Youth Sports Strategy.

Exercising at home has a positive impact on Parkinson's patients
Exercising at home has a positive impact on Parkinson's patients
Sep 13, 2019

A recent study showed that regular exercise can have a positive effect for individuals in the early stages of Parkinson's disease

Aerobic Exercise Programs May Improve Walking After Stroke
Aerobic Exercise Programs May Improve Walking After Stroke
Aug 14, 2019

Stroke survivors who completed group-based aerobic exercise programs significantly improved their aerobic endurance and walking ability according to new research in Journal of the American Heart Association.

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.