We review three studies showing how physical activity positively impacts overall health in the general population, cognitive and non-cognitive outcomes in people with mild cognitive impairment and dementia, and quality of life in breast cancer patients.
Alexandra Black Larcom
There’s been an outbreak of COVID linked to a spin studio in Canada. It has the markers to look like a superspreader event with at least 50 cases tied to the studio. The studio was following Provincial protocols and has been working with the local public health authorities to investigate the cause, and steps moving forward.
In an ongoing study at the University of Florida, researchers are conducting air quality tests to determine if SARS-CoV-2 is detectable in aerosol form. Findings from multiple samplings at Gainesville Health and Fitness show no detectable SARS-CoV-2 present.
What does social distancing mean and how to implement it in your fitness facility as you consider reopening.
We review three studies showing how physical activity provides benefits to people with chronic disease, Parkinson's disease, and gestational diabetes.
A recent CDC study has been misconstrued to support the argument that gyms along with bars and restaurants are high-risk settings for transmission of COVID-19. In fact, the study found no statistically significant link between COVID-19 test results and visiting a gym (among other community activities).
The IHRSA Foundation, jointly with ACE, have been approved for our first ever grant funding through the Special Olympics Inclusive Health Innovation Grant, supported by the CDC. The project will focus on supporting and facilitating the inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in fitness and sport.
Health clubs around the world are starting to think about when—and how—to safely reopen. Here are 18 safety considerations to incorporate into your planning.
We want to invite all gyms and health clubs on September 19-20, 2020, to participate in a global initiative to get people active and healthy. See how.
We review three studies showing how physical inactivity can affect COVID-19 outcomes, what the evidence says about physical activity and Alzheimer’s disease risk, and the benefit of adding exercise to behavioral therapy for depression treatment.