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Coalition News

S.2888 - Exercise and Fitness For All Act

A bill to promote the provision of exercise and fitness equipment that is accessible to individuals with disabilities was introduced in the Senate by Senator Tom Harkin.

White House Summit and Research Forum on Improved Health and Fitness for Americans with Disabilities

The President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health are pleased to announce the White House Summit and Research Forum on Improved Health and Fitness for Americans with Disabilities, taking place on October 6-7, 2014.

Building Inclusive Playgrounds in Montana: Examples from Missoula and Helena

Join us to learn how two Montana communities brought accessible opportunities to local playgrounds to make fun—inclusive.

Facilitating Play for Children of All Abilities- Adaptive Toys

On September 11, INDATA will present a free, full day in person and online training on making play accessible. Learn about facilitating play and the use of adaptable toys.

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability in collaboration with Beneficial Designs, Inc. Release New Guide: Discover Accessible Fitness A Wheelchair User’s Guide for Using Fitness Equipment

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 8/15/2014

The National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability in collaboration with Beneficial Designs, Inc. Release New Guide: Discover Accessible Fitness
A Wheelchair User’s Guide for Using Fitness Equipment

ASTECC 2014 Conference

First Annual BlazeSports ASTECC Conference Adapted Sports Training, Education and Certification Conference 2014 This 3-day conference will be host to six paralympic sport training certification courses and CDSS course. Over the three day period, conference participants will have the opportunity to leave with 3-4 certifications showing advanced knowledge and coaching expertise in paralympic sport.

Reebok BOKS Activation Grant

Reebok and the Reebok Foundation are awarding $1,000 to up to 300 schools for the 2014/2015 school year! These Activation Grants are intended to help get kids moving in a fun way to wake up their bodies for a day of learning with BOKS, a before-school physical activity program.

Post- Doctoral Fellowship in Adapted Physical Activity or Pediatric Physical Therapy Research

The School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan has one Post- Doctoral Fellowship for a student in Adapted Physical Activity or Pediatric Physical Therapy.

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Act S. 531/H.R. 2179

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Act S. 531/H.R. 2179

Support the Designation of a National Get Vertical Day

I am writing to urge you to become an original co-sponsor of my resolution supporting the designation of a National Get Vertical Day. It recognizes the importance of preventing physical inactivity and promotes active adult lifestyles, especially in the workplace. This exciting day of movement and employee physical activity is an important first step in spreading awareness about the public health dangers of inactivity and sedentary lifestyles.

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