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Benefits and Barriers to Participation in Physical Activity
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American Football Players Aren’t the Only Ones With Head Injury Issues

American Football Players Aren’t the Only Ones With Head Injury Issues | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Soccer players who head the ball could be injuring their brains, as well
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Fighting sporty kids' arthritis risk - Health & Wellbeing

Fighting sporty kids' arthritis risk - Health & Wellbeing | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Sports injuries in kids can leave a lasting legacy: arthritis later in life. However, some simple exercises can dramatically reduce the risk.
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Don't Count the Pounds: Why Muscle Mass Is Important

Don't Count the Pounds: Why Muscle Mass Is Important | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
It's hard not to stare at the scale after resuming your fitness routine once the holidays are over. Dinner tables covered with scrumptious dishes, and festive drinks and treats can quickly do a number on your overall body weight.
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A Fit Body Means a Fit Mind | Edutopia

A Fit Body Means a Fit Mind | Edutopia | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Along with physical strength, a little exercise helps kids build brainpower.
Via Shane Pill
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Staying Trim When Fat Runs in the Family

Staying Trim When Fat Runs in the Family | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Physical activity, even in small doses, may help subvert the effects of the so-called fat gene, a new study reports.
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Childhood Obesity: Quality Physical Education as a Solution

The childhood obesity epidemic in America is a BIG problem. Over the past three decades, childhood obesity rates in America have tripled.

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For heart health, every bit of exercise counts

For heart health, every bit of exercise counts | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who walk or jog for just a couple of hours each week are at lower risk of heart disease than those who don't exercise, suggests a new study.

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When it comes to diet and exercise, don’t underestimate the buddy system | The Salt Lake Tribune

For most of us, diet and exercise are no fun.
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Extracurricular & Physical activities could help improve school performance

Extra curricular activities could help improve school performance - Regina Leader-Post - Parents and students who want to improve grades and classroom performance may want to look to extracurricular activities.

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15 minutes of daily exercise lowers risk of death

15 minutes of daily exercise lowers risk of death | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it

Good news—the bare minimum is good enough, suggests a study published online in the Lancet this evening (or stet) concluding that just 15 minutes of daily physical activity increases your life expectancy by 14 percent

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Can Action Every day Keep Fractures Aside?

Research findings appearing inside a recent issue associated with theAmerican Journal associated with Epidemiology, however, lend hope that regularly participating in physical activity can slow up the risk of stylish fracture.
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Benefits of Leisure and Recreation

Although it may not seem so, in reality, Leisure and Recreation is the largest industry in the world. The benefits of leisure and recreation as an important part of life are easy to see.

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Quality Of Sleep Impacted By Physical Activity

People sleep significantly better and feel more alert during the day if they get at least 150 minutes of exercise a week, a new study concludes.
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How Do I Measure Exercise Intensity?

How Do I Measure Exercise Intensity? | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Knowing how hard the body is working during a workout is key— here are some of the easiest ways to determine if a workout is too easy, too hard, or just…...
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10,000 steps plus trips to the gym, it'll make you and the boss happy

10,000 steps plus trips to the gym, it'll make you and the boss happy | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
10,000 steps plus trips to the gym, it'll make you and the boss happy...
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Ways to motivate yourself to exercise each morning

There are people who will think youre somewhat insane when you tell them you get up at 6.15 am in order to go for a run each morning.
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Stay Well: 5 Tips to Jump Start Your Health

Stay Well: 5 Tips to Jump Start Your Health | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
The trick is to start simple. Small changes can make a big difference. Here are five simple steps you can start doing today to improve your health.
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Chart & Challenge Gold Standards

Chart & Challenge Gold Standards | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Project Fit America, a public charity dedicated to getting kids fit. We work with communities to bring in fully funded cardiovascular equipment, teacher training, and curriculum to schools to get kids fit and foster healthy life styles.
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Eat Better, Exercise Harder

Improve your health by improving your diet and physical activity habits. The answer isn't eating less and moving more, it's eating better and exercising at appropriate intensity.

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Swap It, Don't Stop It

Swap It, Don't Stop It | PDHPE - Physical Activity | Scoop.it
Swap It is a national campaign running across TV, Print, Online and Radio. The campaign is focused on promoting the simple, everyday changes you can make to get you on your way to a healthier lifestyle without losing all the things you love.
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Leisure and recreation - Family Matters article - Australian Institute of Family Studies (AIFS)

Leisure and recreation: experiences and limitations by Violet Kolar, Family Matters no.34 1993.
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