April 9, 2010
This week, we present abstracts on two studies published this month, and announce a webinar that may be of interest to our readers:
School Wellness Policy Leadership: Improving physical activity and physical education from state policy to school practices (Source: National Association of State Boards of Education). A free webinar this Thursday (4/15), sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and hosted by NASBE.
Effects of continuous vs. interval exercise training on blood pressure and arterial stiffness in treated hypertension (Source: Hypertension Research, PubMed) Researchers examine the effect of various exercise patterns among patients being treated for hypertension.
Physical Activity and Risk of Stroke in Women (Source: Stroke) Researchers continue building the evidence base for physical activity and reduced incidence of stroke.
How do YOU keep up with the latest research and training opportunities? Share your tips and share some links!
January 20, 2010
This week, we highlight some clever initiatives to increase physical activity among children in school and adults in the office:
- Walk while you work (Source: Standard-Examiner News) Researchers in Utah are examining the health benefits of using treadmill desks in the workplace.
What is your organization doing to promote or facilitate physical activity among children in school and adults in the office? Spark a discussion in the comments section!