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Americans Largely Satisfied with Weight

Americans Largely Satisfied with Weight

Americans are largely satisfied with their weight, according to a Maritz Poll. The poll found 68 percent — 77 percent of men and 59 percent of women — like what they see when they step on the scale, with more young people (79 percent) expressing satisfaction than those over the age of 55 (64 percent). Americans Largely Satisfied with Weight: […]

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Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Preventive Health Care

Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation and Preventive Health Care

Physical therapy is rehabilitation concerned with restoration of function and prevention of disability following disease, injury, or other calamity. The therapeutic properties of exercise, heat, cold, electricity, ultraviolet radiation, and massage are used to improve circulation, strengthen muscles, encourage return of motion, and retrain individuals to perform their tasks. Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation, Preventive Health Care: Modern physical therapy began during […]

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Utilize Park and Recreation Departments for Fitness

Utilize Park and Recreation Departments for Fitness

It has been well established that the best way to lower our health care costs is through prevention. Research has proven that exercise plays a major role in preventive medicine. Utilize Park for Fitness: Even though most individuals know this and many other benefits from exercise, the National Recreation and Park Associahon (NRPA) reports that less than ten percent of […]

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Health Clubs Favoring Younger People Instead of Seniors

Health Clubs Favoring Younger People Instead of Seniors

Health club advertising generally highlights a twenty-five-year-old in spandex. Watch for that advertising imagery to change as a growing number of clubs observe that the fastest growing membership is with people who look like us. New models are going to be mature looking and wear loose-fitting clothing. Health Clubs Favoring Younger People: International Health, Racquet and Sports club Association (IHRSA) […]

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