Healthcare, in any language

December 2009
Modern Healthcare;12/14/2009, Vol. 39 Issue 50, p30
Trade Publication
The article offers information on the Proyecto Salud y Esperanza, a healthy lifestyles initiative launched by Family Health Centers in 2006. The initiative was designed for Latina immigrant in San Diego, California who have a body mass index of over 25. Its components address health and wellness and physical activity, along with an eight-week health and well-being education program. A description of the outcome of the initiative is also presented.


Related Articles

  • Conflicted, confused and challenged. Toops, Diane // Food Processing (00156523);Mar2004, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p64 

    Presents results of a survey commissioned by "Cooking Light" magazine on the perception of adults in the U.S. about their overall health. Percentage of adults who are satisfied with their body weight and physical fitness; Confusion on what defines healthy choices; Percentage of respondents who...

  • Torch 1000 calories!  // Women's Fitness;Aug2013, Issue 116, p32 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions for several exercises that help in reducing body calories including the diagonal lunge, the side chopper and the balancing chestfly.

  • Physical activity.  // Good Health (Australia Edition);Mar2012, p116 

    The article discusses the benefits of physical activity. Exercising is known to help prevent disease, reduce stress and strengthen muscles. It is suggested that for health benefits, everyone should do at least 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity on most days of the week. To lose...

  • A SIMPLE GUIDE TO WHEY PROTEIN. Neville, Mark // Nutraceutical Business & Technology;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p48 

    The article offers information on whey protein which was regarded as the ideal protein for consumption after exercise. It mentions that the daily requirements of protein can be doubled to 1.7 grams per kilogram of body weight due to physical activity. It references the Volac study which shows...

  • Associations Between Teasing, Quality of Life, and Physical Activity Among Preadolescent Children. Jensen, Chad D.; Cushing, Christopher C.; Elledge, Allison R. // Journal of Pediatric Psychology;Jan2014, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p65 

    Objective This study assessed longitudinal associations between preadolescent’s physical activity engagement (PA), health-related quality of life (HRQOL), and teasing during physical activity (TDPA). Methods 108 children completed measures of PA, HRQOL, and TDPA during fourth or fifth...

  • Firm, burn& or both!  // Self;Feb2013, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p65 

    The article offers tips from trainer Angela Leigh on how to perform the different styles of the Prisoner Squat exercise. It provides step-by-step instruction on how to perform the exercise by involving the arms, hips, and thighs. It also mentions the advantage of such exercises since it can help...

  • Clinical digest. Physical activity associated with better fitness even in children who are overweight.  // Nursing Standard;2/10/2016, Vol. 30 Issue 24, p14 

    The article discusses a study on childhood obesity in reference to the research "Adiposity, physical activity and neuromuscular performance in children," by E. A. Haapala, et al, which was published in a 2016 issue of the "Journal of Sports Sciences."

  • Barriers, facilitators and preferences for the physical activity of school children. Rationale and methods of a mixed study. Martínez-Andrés, María; García-López, Úrsula; Gutiérrez-Zornoza, Myriam; Rodríguez-Martín, Beatriz; Pardo-Guijarro, María Jesús; Sánchez-López, Mairena; Cortés-Ramírez, Eugenio; Martínez-Vizcaíno, Vicente // BMC Public Health;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p785 

    Background: Physical activity interventions in schools environment seem to have shown some effectiveness in the control of the current obesity epidemic in children. However the complexity of behaviors and the diversity of influences related to this problem suggest that we urgently need new lines...

  • 15 to Life -- Limited Exercise and Mortality Risk. Greenield, Russell H. // Alternative Medicine Alert;Nov2011, Vol. 14 Issue 11, p125 

    Evidence suggesting the health benefits of regular exercise and associated guidelines are commonplace, with authorities calling for a minimum of 30-60 minutes of fitness activity on most days of the week to help support optimal health. There has long been a sense that lesser amounts of physical...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics