Living with a brain injury is explored in profiles of folks who have recovered from one (cowriter/director Rick Franklin included). The film’s tone is often upbeat. “The disability tragedy model has gone out the window,” says sociologist Mark Sherry of the University of Toledo. “What we have now is disability pride, disability cool, disability chic.”
Brain Injury Dialogues airs Thursday, August 4, 2011 at 8pm.
3 STEPS TO INCREDIBLE HEALTH! WITH JOEL FUHRMAN, M.D. directly addresses the crisis of obesity and chronic disease plaguing America. Over 65% of Americans are overweight or obese — and that number is growing just like our waistlines. Dr. Fuhrman’s revolutionary health plan is not about will power, but instead offers knowledge and a healthy, effective, and scientifically proven plan for shedding weight quickly and reclaiming the vitality and good health we all deserve.
Since 2008, KCPT has been exploring the national obesity epidemic through Generation XL, showing viewers the challenges children face when it comes to living a healthy life. In this new episode, KCPT delves further into physical education in schools. How does modern day P.E. begin to address the goal of instilling lifelong physical fitness into the psyche of kids? Join host Nick Haines in the studio with Dr. Leon Greene from the University of Kansas, and Ashley Davies and Jennifer Straub from PE4life, as they discuss breaking the cycle of childhood obesity through physical education.