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These are the results of SA·FA·LÍN 2018!

¿How was SA·FA·LÍN born? Childhood overweight and obesity represent one of the biggest challenges for epidemiology, public health, and societies in general. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), childhood overweight and obesity affects 340 million children between ages 5 and 19 around the world. Obesity among children is a

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More than 240 schools join the PASOS study for children’s health

This pioneering initiative led by the Gasol Foundation in coordination with the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute, whose main collaborator is the Probitas Foundation, aims to assess the level of physical activity of children in Spain. The PASOS study will generate scientific evidence about the physical activity and lifestyles in Spain to promote

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The Importance of Stretching (Benefits? Controversial?)

Article written by: Dr. Brent Wells When some hear the word “stretching” their mind immediately wanders mainly to athletes contorting their body to warm it up. However, what you might be surprised to learn is that stretching is important even for those who are not particularly the most active. Stretching

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The Gasol Foundation and “La Maquinista” move for children’s health

The “La Maquinista” shopping center has launched their “Moving is fun” campaign in order to promote sports and physical activity. In addition, they have also  decided to link their campaign through Gasol Foundation to show their support towards a common goal: the prevention of childhood obesity. From May until the end of July, “La Maquinista”

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