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8 Great Minutes with Tiffany Copeland, Manager for the Fitness Warriors...

In this edition of the Activist In Motion Interview Series, we have the pleasure of spending 8 Great Minutes with Tiffany Copeland,...

8 Great Minutes with Adam Mejerson, Executive Director of FitLot

I am thrilled to announce that our latest guest on The Activist In Motion Interview Series is Adam Mejerson, the Founder and...

The First 100 Days: A 10-Point Policy Plan for the Biden...

Among the crises facing the Biden Administration, the collective health of the nation may be the most complex and enduring.

8 Great Minutes with Katie Heggtveit, Founder of Bootcamps for Change

I am so pleased to share the latest edition of The Activist In Motion Interview Series, featuring Katie Heggtveit. As the Founder...

In 2021: Pete Moore Makes A Bet On Bricks & Mortar

Loved this post from Pete Moore of Integrity Square. It's not only a passionate rebuttal to all those who predict the death...

8 Great Minutes (plus a cool down) With Sabrena Jo of...

Sabrena Jo, Director of Science & Research, American Council on Exercise

8 Great Minutes with Dr. Amy Bantham

I had the honor and pleasure of interviewing Dr. Amy Bantham, one of the most compelling and forward-thinking...

Couples Often Share CVD Lifestyle Risk Factors, Harvard Study

Maybe behavior change counseling should more often resemble couples counseling? Spouses and domestic partners are highly likely to...

The Success of Behavior Change Interventions Varies by Personality Type, Study

An individual's personality traits may provide helpful clues for determining whether a particular behavioral change intervention will be successful, according to a...

BOKS Implementation Study is Gold for Public Health & Physical Activity...

In another reminder of how indispensable the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) is to public health - despite recent national...

For Asthma Sufferers, Physical Activity Behavior Change Intervention Leads to a...

Physical activity may reduce suffering from asthma in as few as eight weeks, according to a study published in Chest Journal.

Some Wearable Data May Not Be Accurate for People With Darker...

As the health care system moves toward greater reliance on wearables for health-related data, researchers are raising alarm about the ability of...

Meet “Carmen” – A Successful, Kind, and Personable Health Coach, Who...

One small walking study. A giant leap for machine-kind? A computerized human simulation (i.e. non-human) named "Carmen" can be...

Behavior Change News: Late Nights Linked to Low Physical Activity for...

Evening chronotypes with Type 2 diabetes (i.e. individuals with Type 2 diabetes who go to bed later than average) report less physical...

For Older Hispanic Adults, Changing Perceptions May Be Harder Than Changing...

Even after achieving significant physical activity improvement over 24 months, older Hispanic adults still held onto self-defeating perceptions about aging and illness,...

Increasing Physical Activity Requires More Than Just Downloading a Smartphone App...

In the midst of a pandemic that has caused fitness levels to plummet, a new study suggests that simply downloading a smartphone...

Smart Policy? Evidence Mounts In Favor of Investments for Activity-Supportive Built...

Policymakers and community planners have credible evidence to support investments in active transportation and walkability-focused developments, according to an analysis published in...

Doctors Should Discuss Physical Activity As A Treatment Option for Menopausal...

Although the research on physical activity as an effective treatment for menopausal symptoms (e.g. hot flashes and night sweats) is inconclusive, doctors...

Health Coaching Propels Breakthrough Research Findings From Pennington Biomedical

Health coaching led to "clinically significant weight loss at 24 months" as part of a high-intensity, lifestyle-based obesity treatment program addressing an...