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2014-06-19 23:10:11

Kinesiology and Chiropractic Events Focused on Patient Health Roanoke, Virginia (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Foot Levelers is attending four upcoming health and wellness events in the coming weeks: traveling to the International College of Applied Kinesiology (ICAK) Annual Meeting, the Pennsylvania Chiropractic Association (PCA) Annual Convention, and the National University Homecoming this coming weekend, June 19-22, 2014, and then the Connecticut Chiropractic Council Annual Convention...

2014-03-17 23:22:23

Students enrolled in the Ed.D. program in kinesiology will benefit from a curriculum that focuses on practical application of scholarship in the workplace. GREENSBORO, N.C. (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Today UNCG announced it is launching the nation’s first online doctorate of education degree in kinesiology. The new Ed.D. program is tailored for kinesiology professionals with at least three years of experience who want to continue to work while earning an advanced degree. A broad,...

2014-02-24 12:26:17

Company answers demand for new ways to make employees healthier, happier and more productive CHARLOTTE, N.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Corporate health and wellness leader Provant today announced it has expanded its presence in Charlotte with the addition of health coaches, fitness directors and senior client service executives. The expansion will help the national company better support clients and the increasing demand for wellness programs that reduce healthcare costs, help improve...

2013-10-23 23:22:40

An initiative at Iowa State University which includes the TrekDesk Treadmill Desk hopes to raise awareness of the importance of exercise and its impact on overall health. Ames, IA (PRWEB) October 23, 2013 Iowa State University has launched an initiative known as “ExerCYse is Medicine” as a nationwide program designed to illustrate the importance of movement and exercise in maintaining health. ExerCYse has launched a variety of programs including one called “TrekDesk” which...

2013-09-08 23:03:40

With exercise and sports fields more popular and lucrative than ever, Wexford University now offers an online continuing education course in Biomechanics and Human Movement. The course, which is open to everyone, results in a Certificate of Advanced Achievement. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) September 08, 2013 Studying how athletes move, work, excel and avoid injury is a hot field for anyone interested in working with professional athletes, weekend warriors and everyone in between....

2013-09-03 23:24:31

Making continuing education more accessible and interesting, Wexford University now offers a Certificate of Advanced Achievement in Kinesiology for Health, Fitness and Wellness Professionals. More information is available at http://wexford.edu/continuing-education-courses-for-health-fitness-personal-training-nutrition-and-sports-coaching-professionals/. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Bodies that move are healthier bodies. For those interested in the study of how the...

2013-08-01 23:23:30

ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake monitoring solutions for the global research community, announced today that Dr. David R. Bassett has joined its Scientific Advisory Board. Pensacola, FL (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 ActiGraph, a leading provider of objective physical activity and sleep/wake monitoring solutions for the global research community, announced today that Dr. David R. Bassett has joined its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Bassett is a...

2013-07-17 23:24:08

Registration for fall quarter classes in Wexford University’s online bachelor’s degree in health and fitness is now open, with classes starting Sept. 27. Wexford University offers a variety of online degree program, from associates through doctoral degrees, in the health, fitness and wellness fields. Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Making back to school easier than ever for fitness fans, Wexford University recently opened online registration for online fall classes in...

2013-04-08 12:11:38

People in their 20s don´t have much on their middle-aged counterparts when it comes to some fine motor movements, researchers from UT Arlington have found. In a simple finger-tapping exercise, study participants´ speed declined only slightly with age until a marked drop in ability with participants in their mid-60s. Priscila Caçola, an assistant professor of kinesiology at The University of Texas at Arlington, hopes the new work will help clinicians identify...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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