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2010-12-11 00:00:47

Harvard Medical School psychiatrist and best-selling author John Ratey will speak about "The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" at the AAHPERD National Convention and Exposition on March 31, 2011. Reston, VA (PRWEB) December 10, 2010 Harvard Medical School psychiatrist and best-selling author John Ratey will speak about "The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" at the AAHPERD National Convention and Exposition on March 31, 2011. The convention, offered by...

2010-11-30 14:09:00

RESTON, Va., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Drew Brees, co-chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition, 2009 Super Bowl MVP-winning quarterback for the New Orleans Saints, and Sports Illustrated's 2010 Sportsman of the Year, will keynote the General Session of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) at the 2011 AAHPERD National Convention & Exposition in San Diego, CA on Thursday, March 31, 2011. ING Run For Something Better is...

2010-08-31 07:00:00

RESTON, Va., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As teachers and students head back to school, a supplement to the Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport (RQES) presents key findings and issues associated with the statewide assessment of youth fitness in Texas. The supplement, "Texas Youth Fitness Study," provides an in-depth analysis and evaluation of data collected through the state-mandated health-related fitness testing of all public school children in Texas in grades 3 through 12....

2010-07-14 12:10:00

$119.6 million for states to assist workers impacted by foreign trade WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced $119.6 million in funding allocations for Trade Adjustment Assistance to states to assist workers who lose their jobs due to outsourcing and foreign trade. These allocations are from the second distribution for fiscal year 2010 and represent, along with previously distributed initial allocation and reserve requests, approximately...

2010-06-02 14:00:00

RESTON, Va., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Shape of the Nation Report: Status of Physical Education in the USA released today from the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) and the American Heart Association (AHA), shows that while the majority of states mandate physical education, there are two significant inadequacies: time requirements and exemptions/waivers. Given the recent increased attention on childhood obesity prevention initiatives, legislators and...

2010-05-24 12:17:00

Most Endangered Rivers of 2010 to be named in Alabama, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania and West Virginia Success Stories to be named in Alaska, California, Georgia, Maine, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, New York, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin WASHINGTON, May 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Rivers, the nation's leading river conservation organization, will release "America's Most Endangered Rivers: 2010 Edition"...

2010-04-22 15:33:00

RESTON, Va., April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association for Girls and Women in Sport (NAGWS), an association of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, applauds the Obama administration and Vice President Biden for issuing a 'Dear Colleague' letter that withdraws a 2005 interpretation of Title IX policy. Colleges and Universities will no longer be able to rely on student surveys to prove they are meeting the requirements of Title...

2010-03-25 08:28:00

RESTON, Va., March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD) is pleased to announce that E. Paul Roetert was named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for AAHPERD beginning September 1, 2010. Dr. Roetert comes to AAHPERD after 19 years with the United States Tennis Association (USTA), where he was Managing Director of Player Development and Tournament Director of the US Open Junior Tennis Championships. Vicki Worrell,...

2010-02-02 07:58:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the 24th annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD), two-time Olympic softball medalist and Women's Sports Foundation President Jessica Mendoza will join organizations and leaders from the National Girls and Women in Sport coalition in the nation's capital on February 2 and 3. The Coalition is comprised of five partner organizations including the Women's Sports Foundation, National Women's Law Center, National Association...

2010-02-01 19:51:00

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- (Nasdaq: JMBA) -- Jamba Juice Company and The California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) broke the Guinness World Record* today for the "Most People Jumping/Skipping Rope at the Same Time" during the 2010 CAHPERD Jamba Jump Day(TM) event. Kicking off American Heart Month this morning at 9am, CAHPERD and Jamba Juice led 88,000 Californians in schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, service...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.