An old saying goes: The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Now a study shows that bigger people may actually fall more frequently.
A study to set out examine the effect of obesity on the propensity of older adults to fall, sustain a fall-related injury, and the likelihood that their daily living would be disrupted [...]
Friday, Sept. 23, 2011, is the first day of Fall and National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Here is Body Recall Executive Director Jeff Rubin and Teacher Carolyn Wallace discussing how the Body Recall program addresses falls and Dr. Everett Schaeffer demonstrating one way to get back up after a fall.
The video is from WKYT NewsFirst [...]
Watch a demonstration of fall recovery techniques as practiced by some of our Body Recall students.
[ June 5, 2010; ]
Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Games
When: June 4-6, 2010
What: Track and Field, Swimming, Gymnastics, Bocce, Powerlifting and Soccer Championships
Where: Eastern Kentucky University; Richmond, KY
The Special Olympics Kentucky Summer Games is the largest competitive event of the year as competition is conducted in 5 sports: Aquatics, Gymnastics, Powerlifting, Soccer and Track & Field. The Games are traditionally [...]