Tag: "recreation" at medical news
Sexually Oriented Internet Sites Are Popular And Non-Problematic For Most People, But Pose Risks For Some
...ality appears to be a form ofsexual exploration or recreation
without negative consequences for most people,those who spend 11 hours or more time on line in sexual pursuits show signs ofpsychological distress and admit that their behavior interferes with some areasof their lives. Time spent on line for sexual p...
Children Benefit Most From Sun Safety Interventions
...o eight, their parents, and 176 members of outdoor recreation
program staffs. The study's primary goal was to ga...vey alsolooked into sun protection policies at the recreation
programs and the personalsun protection practices of parents and recreation
program staff. Among the...
Hearts N' Parks - an innovative North Carolina program to prevent heart disease launched
...BI recognizesthe many ways that community park and recreation
departments positively affectthe well-being of peo... NRPA supports the delivery of quality park and recreation
resourcesthrough a nationwide network of recreation
and park professionals and citizenadvocates. The...
Study: crime, lack of PE, recreation programs lead U.S. adolescents to couch-potato lifestyles
...o school physical education programs and community recreation
centers significantly decreases the chance that U....neighborhood crime, school physical education, and recreation
center use, while inactivity levels were most closely associated with social factors such as family ...
UF study: Healthy aging depends on social as well as physical activity
...f and exercise classes were more frequent forms of recreation
than bingo or sewing for this generation, which came of age before Title IX gains for female athletes, Gibson said. For much of the century, there has not been a lot of support for women to be active, yet we see a large number who have gym membershi...
Mets pitcher Al Leiter to dedicate Leiter's Landing Playroom
...mploys unique occupational therapy, education, and recreation
programs to dramatically improve each childs self confidence and ability to function independently. By providing Rusk children with a designated area outfitted with the latest equipment, toys, and games in which they can interact with their peers a...
Whitewater death inspires students to create safer helmet
...ents have designed and fabricated a new whitewater recreation
helmet to better protect rafters and kayakers from life-threatening head injuries. The prototype and specifications will be patented by a nonprofit foundation that plans to mass-produce and sell the headgear at cost. Injury prevention experts also ho...
Inner city adolescents identify jobs, education as keys to their future
... street. Many students mentioned the importance of recreation
programs, community centers and after-school activities, and 12th graders in particular stressed the need for adult role models. "Policy-makers concerned with urban environments should continue to address risk factors affecting young people, but shou...
UIC awarded $4.5 million to create exercise technologies for people with disabilities
...archers will use a $4.5 million grant to help make recreation
and fitness activities and programs more accessibl...th disabilities gain greater access to fitness and recreation
opportunities through the use of existing and future technologies." Rimmer is principal investigato...
Storm-related deaths occur more in men, involve sports or vehicles, says Pittsburgh study
...he highest point in an area, which puts sports and recreation
enthusiasts at risk during activities that involve a wide-open playing field, golf course or lake. Getting into a car is advisable if possible. On the other hand, when near a rising body of water one should abandon ones vehicle and seek higher ground...
Exercise, not diet, may be best defense against heart disease
...ial reports of caloric intake (low, middle, high), recreation
exercise (least, moderate, most) and body mass index (normal, overweight, obese). Body mass index is a measure of weight in relation to height. Overweight and obese participants, those who consumed fewer calories, and those who exercised less were al...
Study shows protective equipment not very effective for rugby players
...h are catastrophic, life-altering events that turn recreation
into tragedy.A new study conducted by researchers at the universities of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Otago in Dunedin, New Zealand, now shows part of the reason why. Protective equipment used in rugby union has only limited effectiveness in pre...