Pioneer Pitch Day

LIVEWISE with Early Stage Alzheimer's: Transformative Power of Information, Exercise, Collaboration

We take health care to a life centered response by addressing needs that go unspoken with a multifaceted team. People with Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease and their partners join us in education and exercise; community can be created. Proactive planning and participant reevaluation allow response to the whole person. Why not discover ways to live every moment regardless of medical definitions and create ways for ...more »

Submitted by (@ruth.almen)

Voting

2 votes
Active

Pioneer Pitch Day

ReNew Life: Free Weight loss Program for Adults & Children (Exercise, Behavior and Diet Therapy)

ReNew Life is a free weight loss program for adults and children. The goal is provide active training and education in order to transform the home into a healthy living environment. It is a 16-week program that people apply for on-line. EXERCISE PROGRAM - 1st 5 weeks Acceleration Training -increase physical activity and to initiate fat loss; 2nd 5 weeks Specificity; Last 6 weeks- assist individuals in developing ...more »

Submitted by (@crystalpetrello)

Voting

1 vote
Active

Pioneer Pitch Day

Empowering Teachers to Battle Childhood Obesity

Children spend most of their time at school but physical activity opportunities have been declining nationwide and the problem of childhood obesity remains unmitigated. Modern approaches call for integration of physical activity in the academic classroom throughout the school hours that can increase physical activity levels, improve cognitive and academic performance and motivate students to be both active and learning. ...more »

Submitted by (@svazou)

Voting

14 votes
Active

Pioneer Pitch Day

Ideal Exercise Resolves Dilemma Preventing Aging Adults from Getting Exercise

Fact #1: Retiring Baby Boomers will double the ranks of Medicare, bankrupting the US and making medical providers desperate. Fact #2: 93% of Medicare costs derive from diseases with lifestyle factors. Fact #3: The leading lifestyle cause of disease is inactivity (15% of expenditures). Conclusion: Disease prevention must be our national priority, with an emphasis on exercise for Baby Boomers. But, aging joints decrease ...more »

Submitted by (@warleycitham)

Voting

2 votes
Active

Pioneer Pitch Day

Make Healthy Eating and Exercise Fun and Exciting for Kids at the Earliest Possible Age

Rip a page out of McDonald’s play book using their marketing strategies.Get kids excited about healthy eating and exercise at the earliest possible age. Known fact: Taste buds have memories. The foods kids eat from 12 to 30 months will usually be the foods THEY WANT TO EAT for the rest of their lives. To accomplish that goal, we have created a cast of cartoon characters called the VEDGE’ Kids (Vigorous, EDucated and ...more »

Submitted by (@robertorchanian)

Voting

4 votes
Active

Pioneer Pitch Day

Radically refocus how physical activity is promoted: From rationality (health) to affect (pleasure)

Nationwide studies assessing compliance with physical activity (PA) recommendations using accelerometers (rather than self-reports) demonstrate that promotion efforts have been unsuccessful. Fewer than 5% of adults are active at recommended levels. The rate is even lower among obese adults. The standard approach so far has been to base promotion efforts on appeals to rationality, emphasizing future health benefits. Indeed ...more »

Submitted by (@ekkekaki)

Voting

19 votes
Active