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

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 ›

UGA Scores at SEC Symposium

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Postdoctoral student Colette Miller and graduate student Parisa Darkhal were award winners at the poster competition that was part of this year’s SEC Symposium, “Prevention of Obesity: Overcoming a 21st Century Public Health Challenge,” held in Atlanta in September. The two were among six students selected from more than 80 entries, who were awarded honors … More ›

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