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Motor Planning, Physical Activity and Coordination Activity for Fall by Your Therapy Source Posted Tue 22 Oct 2013 12:37pm Here is a Fall or Halloween activity to encourage eye hand coordination, bilateral coordination, motor planning and gross motor skills in children. 1.  Create the bat, spider and ghost.  For the bat and spider we used half a recycled toilet paper roll, duct tape, google eyes and glued on some wings or 8 legs.  The ghost was just a tissue ... Read on »
CALIFORNIA DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC HEALTH LAUDS NATIONAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PLAN by CA Dept of Public Health Posted Fri 30 Jul 2010 11:58am Public health leaders in California and across the country on Monday called attention to a new national blueprint to motivate people to become and stay physically active, as well as promote the removal of barriers that keep people from being active. “The National Physical Activity Plan is a long awaited milestone on the path to promote physi ... Read on »
Healthy Monday Tip #12: Plan Physical Activity For Times That Work For You by Land Animal Posted Sun 26 Sep 2010 11:22pm Healthy Monday is a public health initiative founded in 2005 in association with Johns Hopkins University, Syracuse University, and Columbia University with the goal to end chronic preventable disease in the U.S. by offering people and organizations a weekly prompt to start and sustain health ... Read on »
The Health Coach/Insurance Company – Employer plan to uses devices and phones for employees to prove their physical activity by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 03 Apr 2009 11:50pm So here we are thinking that monitors are only for seniors and children, well think again as here comes the health coach, reduced premiums for participating and showing proof of what you are doing, electronically.  Maybe this device, since their focus is risk management? The Muve Gruve Device Measures your Inactivity – Intrusive Technology wit ... Read on »
Staying active in your normal life... by Weight Master E. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:26pm At Home It's convenient, comfortable and safe to work out at home. It allows your children to see you being active, which sets a good example for them. You can combine exercise with other activities, such as watching TV. If you buy exercise equipment, it's a one-time expense and other family members can use it. It's easy to have short bo ... Read on »
Physical Activities For Kids by mumsgather .. Posted Mon 19 Sep 2011 12:07am All Kids Love Physical Activities All kids love physical activities. Most kids love to run, play, jump, kick a ball and do many other physical activities. Kids don't "hate" exercise.They naturally love physical activities. So if you make exercise time fun for kids, you will be able to get your kid out of that couch in front of the tv or o ... Read on »
Physical Activity Reduces Heart Injury by A4M Posted Sat 14 Dec 2013 10:08pm Posted on Dec. 11, 2013, 6 a.m. in Lifestyle Cardio-Vascular Exercise Physically Active - image from Shutterstock ... Read on »
Check Your Physical Activity & Heart Disease I.Q. by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm QUESTIONS:Check off True Or False 1. Regular physical activity can reduce your chances of getting heart disease. T F 2. Most people get enough physical activity from their ... Read on »
Physical Activity and Exercise by Blake H. Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 2:32pm Physical Activity:  any bodily movement produced by the contraction of skeletal muscles that result in a substantial increase over resting energy expenditure. Examples: taking the stairs, lifting heavy objects as part of work, etc. Exercise:  a type of physical activity consisting of planned, structured and repetitive body movemen ... Read on »
Physical Activity/Fitness Resources for Children and Adolescents by anna Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 07 May 2009 8:28pm Office of the Surgeon General, HHS Read about the Healthy Youth for a Healthy America here. Take the Surgeon General’s pledge to help prevent and decrease childhood obesity. “Working together, we can ensure our children’s health—and their future.” CDC Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH), HHS Find out how DASH promotes the hea ... Read on »