Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

CDC Recommends Activity Monitors to Boost Physical Activity

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Recently the Community Preventive Services Task Force*  (CPSTF)  recommended the use of interventions that include activity monitors to increase physical activity in adults with overweight or obesity. Physical activity interventions that include activity monitors provide participants with a combination of the following: Behavioral instruction in the form of counseling, group-based education, or web-based education Activity monitors that…
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Research: Benefits of Childhood Fitness

Monday, May 23, 2016   Study finds childhood fitness reduces long-term cardiovascular risks of childhood obesity Athens, Ga. – A new study from a group of international researchers has identified a potentially effective tool to reduce the long-term health risks of childhood obesity—aerobic exercise. In a study published in the…
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