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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.

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.

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.

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.

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" on...

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.