FDA Examines “Smart Choices”

Smart Choice Logo

You may have seen the green check marked “Smart Choices” front-of-pack (FOP) nutrition label. This label on the front of sugary breakfast cereal and other processed food may lead consumers to think that the food is a healthier choice over another brand or product.

According to the Food and Drug […]

Healthy Jogging as We Age

Adults need to engage in 2 hours and 30 minutes (150 minutes) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity (i.e., brisk walking) every week (CDC, 2009). Regrettably, many adults give up exercise as they age due to prior injury, lack of time and interest, or because they know someone who told them that someone they know, knew someone […]

Celtic Crossroads

This weekend I joined friends and neighbors to watch Celtic Crossroads at the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale. The neo-classical playhouse was an inviting venue to enjoy an evening of traditional Irish music, fused with bluegrass, gypsy and jazz rhythms.

It was fitting that the performance began with the drone of the uilleann pipes, the […]

Flexibility and Technology

Static stretching after a warmup.

I provided my students with an extra credit assignment on flexibility. The assignment allowed them to demonstrate their knowledge of flexibility and their ability to use technology by recording and uploading their assignments to YouTube.

“Create a short movie on flexibility and low-back health exercises. Demonstrate […]

Pedometer Research Interview

After the Literary Feast sponsored by the Florida Atlantic University / Broward College library, participants were invited to an interview session. The interviews were hosted by the Broward College Broadcaster’s Club.

Interview length = 05:06