On Monday, the Ivy League implemented new rules to prevent concussions in soccer and lacrosse. These new changes will be imposed this upcoming fall, for both men and women. The Ivy League consists of Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Yale University.
Society promotes the idea that physical activity goes hand-in hand with weight-related benefits, especially among the overweight population. Sports, Health and Activity Research Center (SHARP) Associate Director, Dr. Michelle Segar, in conjunction with University of Michigan Research, looks into this assumption in her new research. In it, Dr. Segar examines how the benefits of exercising are shaped in health communications and the way that brands chose to frame exercising affects how they get people to sustain physical activity and weight control.