It’s nearly impossible to go a day without seeing an advertisement about physical activity and its importance. National campaigns (like NFL’s Play 60 or Partnership for a Healthier America among others) are frequently featured in mainstream media outlets, on social media accounts, and in advertisements. With the obesity epidemic sweeping the nation and affecting both […]
Posts Tagged 'Behavior Change'
Just the other day, the word concussion came up three separate times. News reports were abuzz with the latest on Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III’s concussion; a new documentary, Head Games by Director Steve James, exploring the consequences of head injuries among pro NFL players, was being promoted; and I overheard two women at […]
In this week’s Newsweek cover story, “The College Bubble,” the author introduces an interesting question, “is college a lousy investment?” Immediately this headline caught my attention. In today’s society, how can anyone question the value of education? Just last week at the Democratic National Convention, President Obama asserted that, “Education was the gateway to opportunity […]
Recipe for Change: Wrap Up of the Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior’s (SNEB) Annual Conference
The Society for Nutrition Education and Behavior (SNEB) recently held its 2012 Annual Conference in Washington, DC, July 14-16. SNEB is a community of professionals involved in nutrition education and health promotion from across the world. Members join from academia, government agencies, cooperative extension, communications and public relations firms, the food industry, voluntary and service […]