A formative evaluation of a family-based walking intervention-Furness Families Walk4Life
- Couch potato lifestyle extends to younger generation. // Executive Health's Good Health Report;Sep96, Vol. 32 Issue 12, p7
Reports that children under 18 in the United States have failed to participate in physical activities, according to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). Failure of parents to educate their children about the importance of exercise; Propensity of children to adopt a couch potato...
- EASY AS Child's Play. Murphy, Myatt // Better Homes & Gardens;Jun2003, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p308
Presents exercises for the whole family. Hula hoop; Monkey bars; Freeze tag.
- Use the Post-Olympics Glow to Motivate Kids. // Physician & Sportsmedicine;Nov2000, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p26
Offers suggestions for harnessing the energy of Olympic coverage to get young people and their families moving, according to the American Council on Exercise. Need to show children that exercise can be fun; Planning of walking-oriented outings.
- The Children's Hour. Smith, Suzanne // American Heritage;Jun1975, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p42
A photo essay which documents the life of Isabel Drake and depicts the respect for a child's personality and the solidity of family life is presented.
- Is the Canadian childhood obesity epidemic related to physical inactivity? Tremblay, M.S.; Whims, J.D. // International Journal of Obesity & Related Metabolic Disorders;Sep2003, Vol. 27 Issue 9, p1100
OBJECTIVE:: This study examined the relation among children's physical activity, sedentary behaviours, and body mass index (BMI), while controlling for sex, family structure, and socioeconomic status. DESIGN:: Epidemiological study examining the relations among physical activity participation,...
- Mind-Body Activities for Children. Archer, Shirley // IDEA Fitness Journal;Feb2015, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p74
The article discusses the benefits of school children from mind-body activities. It is inferred that mind-body practices can awareness and mindful movement for children to reduce stress and provide a basis for a healthy life. It looks at mindfulness tools for mind-body practices for children as...
- Bringing Family Back to the Park. Hornig, Eric F. // Parks & Recreation;Jul2005, Vol. 40 Issue 7, p46
The article focuses on family recreation. One of the key elements required for family development is simply time spent together. It is no secret that an activity promotes physical and mental health. Recent trends toward reducing obesity in children in the U.S. and even legislative efforts to...
- An Evaluation of Exercise Tolerance in COPD Patients Using Six Minute Walk Test- A prospective study. Kumar, T.S. Muthu; Kumar, T. Mohan // Indian Journal of Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy;Jul-Sep2011, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p74
Background: Functional exercise tolerance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients (COPD) is often assessed by the 6 minute walking test. Impairment of exercise tolerance is an important feature of COPD. Physical deconditioning and impaired lung function are main causes of...
- Watching over a family's heart. Schuler, Lou // Better Homes & Gardens;Mar2005, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p134
Part II. Presents the simple eating and exercise strategies recommended by "Better Homes & Gardens" magazine to the Frandson family of Clive, Iowa, to help them get heart healthy. Workout plans of couple Steve and Ann Frandson; Importance for the parents to stick to a structured fitness and food...