Physical activities

Physical activities that help children’s brain development and growth

Physical inactivity is now considered the leading cause of death in the world. In children, this can lead to an increased incidence of obesity and other lifestyle disorders. There has been an alarming increase in childhood obesity over the past decade, which is secondary to either lack of physical activity or overeating. Physical activity during […]

Physical activities

USI renovates former physical activity center into a new athletics facility

EVANSVILLE, Indiana (WFIE) – Southern Indiana University has renovated its physical activity center, now known as the Screaming Eagles Complex, into a new track and field facility. Officials say the three-story building includes new exercise and training facilities, indoor batting cages, eight locker rooms and a team meeting room with movie seats. Athletic Director Jon […]

Daily activities

Illinois doctors assess risk of COVID-19 for children’s daily activities | Chicago News

(Dimitris Vetsikas/Pixabay) Play sports. Embrace family and friends. Go to school or to the doctor. What is the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for each of these activities in children who are not yet eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine? “Calculating the risk of how to keep my children safe in a COVID world where masking […]

Fitness activities

Shame About Fat Keeps Many People From Participating In Fitness Activities News

Overweight people often don’t feel welcome in the fitness industry. It is difficult to find suitable sports equipment, and even sports professionals do not always know how to guide older adults. Taru Mänttäri gives an XXL dance class. Image: Emilia Korpela / Yle Taru Mänttäri recalls a dance class where participants had to perform the […]