Posts Tagged 'outdoors'

Assistive Tech and Indoor Gym/ Outdoor Play

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Keep active this winter with indoor games!

Posted by Tanya Dec 06, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized 2 Comments

“RECREATION” CAN BE A MAGIC FORMULA FOR MIND, BODY, AND SOUL

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It is well documented that one third of American children and more than one half of adults remain overweight or obese.  It seems certain that technology will continue to give all of us more opportunities to stay connected and enjoy many conveniences of the computer age. 

Posted by suzanne Jul 18, 2011 Posted in Uncategorized No Comments

Should I Exercise Outdoors? And Can I?

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A systematic review recently published in Environmental Science and Technology looked at existing studies and reported that there are benefits to mental and physical well-being from exercising in the natural environment when compared to indoor exercise. The comparison showed that exercising in natural environments was associated with various mental well-being outcomes such as greater feelings of revitalization, increased energy and positive engagement as well as with decreases in tension, confusion, anger and depression. Participants also reported greater enjoyment and satisfaction with outdoor activity and stated that they were more likely to repeat the activity later.

Posted by Blythe Feb 16, 2011 Posted in Disability, Uncategorized No Comments