Posts Tagged 'disability'

Why are we celebrating?

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On the day we remember Dr. King, the man who was instrumental in writing the Civil Rights Act, which was signed in 1964 to benefit all Americans, there is still one group of citizens who still wait. These are the 57 million Americans with disabilities who are still waiting to have laws passed over 40 years ago to address issues such as basic fitness, recreation, and sport participation.

Posted by Bob Lujano Jan 19, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

ADHD in Children and It’s Awareness

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ADHD is a disorder of the brain in which a person is unable to control behavior due to difficulty in processing neural stimuli and accompanied by an extremely high level of motor activity. Through various Magnetic Imaging Resonance medics have suggested that the brains of children with ADHD are not the same with those of children without ADHD. It affects children and adolescents and may persist into adulthood for some. The children generally have problems in

Posted by Nina Hales Jan 12, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

3 ways to stay healthy as the seasons change

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A lot of people, with or without disabilities, face difficulties in staying healthy when the seasons change especially during the holiday seasons and the new year. This is probably because the holiday season is meant to bring people together as they share great meals. It is possible to stay healthy as the seasons change even if there are a lot of tempting foods around you.

Posted by Ruby Andrew Jan 09, 2015 Posted in Disability 1 Comment

To Celebrate or Not To Celebrate!

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There are many times on social media that I will see friends of mine post that “today was the day I had my accident” or “today I celebrate my 10th year as being a person with a disability.”   Now, I am all for celebrating! I just wonder if people are celebrating for the right reasons. Is the day of your accident a time to celebrate?

Posted by Bob Lujano Jan 07, 2015 Posted in Disability No Comments

Exercise tips for people with disabilities

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It’s important that people with disabilities lead a healthy active lifestyle and that having a disability should not exclude anyone from being active. As the saying goes the “only disability in life is bad attitude”, people with disabilities like to exercise just like anyone else. It’s sad to note that many communities emphasizes on physical exercise only for people without disabilities not providing any services or adaptions for people with disabilities and chronic illness. This is unfortunate since many people with disabilities are inactive and have a higher risk of contracting cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes and other diseases that arise due to lack of physical fitness.

Posted by Ruby Andrew Jan 05, 2015 Posted in Disability 2 Comments

Person of the year…..

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As we close out the end of the year, there are so many things to be happy with if you are a person with a disability. For the most part we did have success athletic year. However, there can be moments that have a small impact in our world as well as a large impact.

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 29, 2014 Posted in Disability No Comments

Inclusion Category?

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Over the past month I have been engaged in discussions on the importance of inclusion in sports for people with disabilities. As these discussions are going on I have listened to my contemporaries explain how we need push inclusion in sports for people with disabilities. This is something I am in totally agreement with.

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 26, 2014 Posted in Disability 3 Comments

Exercise? During the Holidays?

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As we are about embark upon our holiday fun and festivities let’s keep in mind that as much as we want to get away from what we typically do let’s not forget to do what we typically do when we are not on holiday break. That is exercise! WHAT!!!

Posted by Bob Lujano Dec 22, 2014 Posted in Disability No Comments

Married to the Chair – On a DIET!

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Yep, I said the forbidden four letter word… we don’t cuss in our household but that is getting pretty darn close! I have always thought diets were pointless. I mean I am an exercise physiologist… my philosophy is if I want to eat it than tomorrow I will just run a little farther. And that philosophy has gotten me through life wearing the same size jeans I wore in college well after my ten year reunion.

Posted by Kelly Bonner Dec 18, 2014 Posted in Disability, Obesity 3 Comments

The Link Between Epilepsy & Traumatic Brain Injury

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The effects of traumatic brain injury (TBI) can vary from individual to individual. One result of TBI that can manifest itself in different ways is epilepsy.

Posted by Shelly Duell Dec 08, 2014 Posted in Disability No Comments