Sports as Medicine
From the benefits of strength training for people in their 90s to the breathtaking accomplishments of world-class athletes and paralympians, we keep learning more about what the body can do, and why it pays to do it. Yet in the US, fewer than half of all adults meet basic physical activity guidelines. And every study of athletics still finds that opportunities for women lag behind men in terms of budgets, scholarships, facilities, and available competitions. What is the future of sport as an agent of health? How do we promote wider participation in exercise?
Festival: 2014

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