Teams on the Move

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Multi-Sport, Multi-Faceted: Athens Academy Baseball

If you were to describe most high school sports teams or athletes, you would probably use words like dedicated, talented, disciplined, and hard-working.  What you don’t always hear are words like diversified and…

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New Moves

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Summer Camp Promotes Physical Activity and Good Nutrition

The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department, Athens Regional Health System, and the University of Georgia Extension–Clarke County have teamed up to provide a summer camp to promote physical activity and good nutrition among…

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Running, Jumping, Throwing: Track & Field Has Them All!

  I fell in love with Track & Field in high school and I haven’t looked back since. My first season of track was as a freshman in high school. That’s when my coaches…

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Athlete on the Move

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Susanna Conine-Nakano

  Susanna Conine-Nakano didn’t grow up playing golf and never dreamed of playing on the varsity team at Clarke Central High School. When she was 14, Susanna and her little sister watched their father…

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Adaptive Moves

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Martial Arts Benefits People on the Autism Spectrum

Repetition of movement, sounds, or activities is fairly common among persons on the autism spectrum. Traditional martial arts training uses repetitive practice as a foundation for skilled learning. And, while there is very…

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Athens MOVE Summer Camp Edition

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Upcoming Events

  1. HES SPRING SPRINT 5K and FUN RUN

    April 27 @ 3:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Athens-Savannah Double Century 2014

    May 2 @ 8:00 am - May 4 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Summer Hill Splash and Dash

    May 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  4. NEXT STEP 5K

    May 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
  5. WILDCAT FUN RUN and 5K

    May 4 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One Athlete’s Solution to Stress

If you were to look at Taylor Andrew’s schedule, you might think that she is an over-achiever who is always on the go. A junior at Oconee High school, Taylor is nearing the…

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A True American Sport

What was the first truly American sport? If you guessed football, baseball, or basketball, you would be wrong. The very first sport ever played in America was actually lacrosse. The sport has been…

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Run With The Herd! First Annual Chick-fil-A Half Marathon to be Hosted in Athens!

The Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series is one-of-a-kind. Not only is it sponsored by one of the South’s favorite places to eat chicken, but it also provides a fun, creative atmosphere for everyone. Athens…

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And 5…4…3… 2…1…beeeeep

That’s the sound we’ll be hearing every time a skier’s gate opens at the 2014 Sochi Olympics begin. For me, it’s only one of many inspiring, exciting, stirring sounds that I look forward…

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Physical Therapy: Key to a full and long-term recovery

  By: Gary LeFeuvre executive director of Athens MOVE, with assistance from Jimbo Wood, Horizon Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Recently, David Smith, a PE teacher at Madison County High School, was telling me…

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Why Kids Flip Over Gymnastics!

The summer we were 10 years old, my next door neighbor Cindy and I spent hours every day perfecting our gymnastic routines in my front yard.  We did cartwheels and roundoffs, ‘performing’ for…

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Clarke Central High School Girls Basketball

In her 20 years of coaching girl’s basketball at Clarke Central High School, including the past 14 years as head coach, Carla Johnson has worked with a lot of great teams. Several have…

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AIRS – Making the Impossible Possible Through Adapted Sports

By Shelby Robison and Morgan Nicholls, students in the UGA Health Promotion & Behavior program When you think of athletes playing sports like soccer or baseball, whom do you picture playing? Now, think…