The University of Georgia

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SEC Academic Symposium: Sept. 21-23

Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century
Public Health Challenge

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

With Virtual Environments

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

Dawgs on the Move Initiative

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

In Schools

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

In Communities

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

In the Workplace

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

In Senior Centers

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Reducing Obesity in Georgia

In People with Disabilities

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Weighing In

UGA researchers share perspectives on obesity

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Researchers at the University of Georgia debated the causes of obesity at this semester’s Issues in Information panel, attended by about 30 students at the Zell B. Miller Learning Center. As reported in the Red and Black, panelists Mary Ann Johnson, Louise Wicker and Ellen Evans tackled topics like the taste and cost of food, exercise … More ›

Pets Gain Pounds, Just Like Their People

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Veterinarians and animal researchers are seeing an alarming number of overweight pets and are advising owners to take extra steps to keep their pets healthy, Meanwhile, a new group of specialists in Athens is becoming concerned about obesity and unhealthy numbers on the scale. In a special issue on fitness and health, the Athens Flagpole … More ›

Play and Exercise Help Build Brains in Clarke County Public Schools

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University of Georgia researchers are looking at how game playing can increase academic performance. An article in  Athens’ weekly Flagpole describes how UGA researchers are working with students at Chase Street and Fowler Drive elementary schools to improve academic performance through exercise that includes making decisions, creating strategies and problem solving. “Adults may be able … More ›

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