August 21, 2012Study to Evaluate Zoning Code Reforms and Physical Activity
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have received a $1.5 million federal grant to examine the relationship between zoning code reforms, the physical environment, and physical-activity behavior in communities throughout the U.S.
August 9, 2012UIC Study Examines Exercise and Weight Loss for Older Adults with Osteoarthritis
UIC researchers have been awarded a $3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study the effectiveness of two community-based health promotion programs for older adults with osteoarthritis.
February 16, 2012Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise: How Much is Beneficial?
New findings suggest that weight training can significantly improve motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease, and a four-year, $3 million federal grant to researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the University of Colorado-Denver will also look for benefits of aerobic exercise in recently diagnosed patients.