physical activity

Carnival Corporation's Costa Cruises and Kinder Unite for a Social Responsibility Project

The historic Ferrero Group brand comes on board Costa's ships with Kinder+Sport Joy of moving
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 CIVITAVECCHIA, Italy, May 10, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Kinder and Costa Cruises sign an important partnership based on shared values to bring the Kinder+Sport Joy of moving” project and the right to play into the life of children, on board and on land, all over the world.

20,000+ Young People Are Leading the Way to Make Their Communities Healthier With Get HYPE Philly!

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Philly students go back to school – and back to Get HYPE Philly!  This is the third year of our GSK IMPACT Grant with a collective of 10 nonprofits that are engaging youth as leaders in underserved Philadelphia neighborhoods to promote health through urban agriculture, healthy eating, physical activity and entrepreneurship.  Hear what recent graduate and youth leader, Lacretia, has to say about her experience and visit www.gethypephilly.org to see the full video!

Expanded Community Recess Partnership Aims to Increase Physical Activity and Support Learning Through the Power of Play

Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Playworks and Rhode Island Healthy Schools Coalition include twice as many local schools in recess partnership with $100,000 grant
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PROVIDENCE, RI, January 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI), 

Edison International Supports Environmental Education with "Discovery Agents" app

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Beginning in 2013, Edison International has provided funding support for the development of Discovery Agents “missions” aimed at helping young people ages 8-to-14 connect with nature, educate them about their local environment, and promote physical activity. Discovery Agents is a mobile game application (“app”) developed by Community Partners, a non-profit organization, for the U.S. Get to Know Program.

FCA US Shifts Gears, Rolls Out New Bikes for 350 Detroit Students

‘Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day’ recognizes academic performance; encourages students to read and ride this summer
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FCA US LLC, a company better known for helping to put the Motor City on wheels, shifted gears on June 11 and rolled out hundreds of shiny, new bicycles and stacks of books for students in Detroit.

During the second annual “Big Bike and Book Giveaway Day” held at Palmer Park on the city’s west side, FCA US presented new bikes and books to 350 elementary, middle and high school students who have demonstrated improved academic performance, school attendance and good citizenship.

Contrary to Popular Belief, More Exercise Is Not Always Better

One in twenty people may be overdoing exercise, reports Mayo Clinic Proceedings
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Rochester, MN, August 12, 2014 /3BL Media/ – There is strong epidemiological evidence of the importance of regular physical activity, such as brisk walking and jogging, in the management and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease and in lowering the risk of death from other diseases such as hypertension, stroke, and type 2 diabetes. The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends about 150 minutes per week of moderate-intensity exercise or about 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise.

SAP And GENYOUth Foundation Join Forces To Support Youth Entrepreneurs

SAP's $3 million multi-year commitment to GENYOUth will advance student innovations to improve health and wellness in schools
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NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- GENYOUth Foundation-- a nonprofit dedicated to improving nutrition and physical activity in US schools, today announced that it has received a multi-year, $3 million-dollar commitment from SAP, a leading technology and innovation company.

National Partnership Between Sodexo and HOPSports, Inc. Activates Learning and Well-Being

The MyFit by Sodexo Powered by HOPSports program uses technology-based Brain Breaks® to make physical activity a daily and fun part of the classroom routine
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Gaithersburg, Md. September 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ - A new partnership between Quality of Life services leader Sodexo, Inc. and HOPSports, Inc., a global health and wellness network, is introducing the unique MyFit by Sodexo Powered by HOPSports (MyFit) program to school districts to help students become more physically active and engaged throughout the school day.

New Study Recommends Using Active Videogaming (“Exergaming”) to Improve Children’s Health

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Cincinnati, OH, May 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Levels of physical inactivity and obesity are very high in children, with fewer than 50% of primary school-aged boys and fewer than 28% of girls meeting the minimum levels of physical activity required to maintain health. Exergaming, using active console video games that track player movement to control the game (e.g., Xbox-Kinect, Wii), has become popular, and may provide an alternative form of exercise to counteract sedentary behaviors.

Sodexo Helps Namaste Charter School Earn Highest Honors in USDA Student Wellness Program

Award-winning partnership combines education, nutrition and physical activity to create a healthy learning environment for students
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(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) Gaithersburg, Md. - December 15, 2010 - Nutrition provider Sodexo partnered with Chicago’s Namaste Charter School to earn the first Sodexo-served school Gold Award of Distinction certification in the United States Department of Agriculture’s Healthier US School Challenge, the highest ranking possible in the program designed to promote good nutrition and physical activity. 

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