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PA Weekly, October 17th

Oct. 18, 2014

This week includes information on active transportation, built environment, children, older adults, physical activity and workplace.

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Active Transportation for the School Journey

Oct. 6, 2014

This WellSpring article outlines the benefits and challenges of using active transportation for travel to and from school. The authors offer practical suggestions for students, parents, practitioners, and the extended community to become involved in walking, wheeling or cycling to and from school. The article also provides several ideas on promoting or using active transportation beyond school communities.

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Tips for Practitioners on Promoting Pelvic Health & Pelvic Floor Muscle Training

Sept. 2, 2014

This WellSpring article discusses a common and often forgotten physical activity barrier of reduced bladder control, arising from pelvic floor dysfunction or pelvic health issues. The author provides suggestions and insights to health practitioners about the importance of promoting pelvic health, particularly pelvic floor muscle training.

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