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Augustana Students Lead Fitness Program for Older Adults (Rock Island, IL)
This story appears on the Augustana College website. Augustana College, located in Rock Island, Illinois, launched the Fit & Strong! fitness program this past fall under the direction of Dr. Kimberly Murphy, Associate Professor of Biology and Director of Augustana’s Center for Advancement of Community Health and Wellness. The story reflects on the initiative and the benefits to both its participants and the student leaders. Click here to read this story in a new tab.
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Osteoarthritis Action Alliance
Dr. Susan Hughes discusses development of the evidence base for Fit & Strong! as well implementation of the program.
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Avera Medical Minute
Dakota News reports on how Fit & Strong! @Home virtual class helps participants in South Dakota stay healthy at home.
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South Dakota State University
Fit & Strong! provider, South Dakota State University, provides an informative introduction to the Fit & Strong! program.
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National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)
This NRPA video describes the Fit & Strong! program and it’s benefits for adults with lower extremity pain and mobility challenges. Learn about all the evidence-based interventions offered by the NRPA here.
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Dorr Township SOAR@DORR (Woodstock, IL)
As SOAR@DORR (Serving Older Adult Residents) celebrated its second anniversary, they began offering Fit & Strong! as part of their focus on overall fitness, flexibility, physical soundness, and social well being for older adults. In this article published in The Woodstock Independent, the program director describes the experience and its impact on the community.
Photo Credit: Ken Farver – The Woodstock Independent