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Fewer than half of K-12 PE teachers use high-quality instruction with disabled students, study finds

There’s a lot of research about the link between motor development and lifelong physical activity, and the importance of fundamental motor skill development in young children especially.

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Research uncovers impact of leisure activities on mental health during pandemic

As people have turned to hobbies like reading and outdoor recreation to fill their days during the COVID-19 pandemic, recent research from Oregon State University found that engagement in leisure activities can help lower the risk of depression and improve mental well-being.

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CPHHS receives grant to implement equity reforms

As a land grant university, we have in our mission a goal of reaching every community throughout the state.

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Community Engagement HDFS News Research

Post-2020 wildfires, Santiam Canyon residents burned out by trauma, red tape

Residents are struggling to find housing, wrestling with government bureaucracy and worried about toxins in the water, air and soil, all while burdened by the trauma of losing their homes.

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Self-perceptions of aging and stress have significant impact on physical health, OSU study finds

Researchers found that people who reported more positive self-perceptions of aging were more insulated from the physical effects of stress compared with people who felt more negatively about their own aging.

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Pregnant women living near fracking sites face higher risk of hypertension

In the U.S., an estimated 11.3 million people live within 1 km of a drilling site.