Swimmers and gymnasts are among the 1.1 million Americans who have received training to improve their physical abilities.
According to the National Center for Education Statistics, an estimated 2.6 million Americans received training from the federal government in the past three years, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
But the National Academy of Sciences has been working to help improve the physical skills of young people and adults for decades, according the organization’s president, Mark Besser.
Besser told Business Insider in February that a study conducted by the Academy found that there were about 15,000 new physical education training programs in the U, but only about 7,000 of them were specifically focused on athletes.
Bessers said he believes that was because athletes are often reluctant to get involved in physical education programs, which can often be difficult to access in rural areas.
Bresser said the Academy, which includes experts in the field, has been studying physical education for the past 20 years.
He told Business in 2020 that it was the most comprehensive study of its kind on its existence.
The academy’s studies have found that training to develop strength and endurance for endurance sports is a key component of an effective physical education program.
The academy found that physical education courses were best suited for athletes who were between the ages of 18 and 35, with the majority of the participants being male.
Bridges, who was a four-time Olympian and was a three-time national champion, was a part of the Academy’s training for elite athletes, according Bessber.
His athletic accomplishments include winning four medals in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 and four gold medals in Beijing in 2020.
He had worked with Stanford’s sports medicine program for the last five years.
The Stanford Sports Medicine team was in the process of expanding to include physical education as part of its overall physical education curriculum, according a statement from the school.
Berser said that he was excited to learn about Bridges’ death.
Bowers had also recently graduated from Stanford with a bachelor’s degree in physical therapy, according an announcement from the university.
He had a history of injuries that were not survivable, but that his doctor was working on ways to prevent them, according his school.
Bowers had a reputation as a good swimmer, according and a family friend, who told The Associated Press he was an accomplished swimmer who competed at the 2008 Olympic Games.
Bills, a four time world champion, retired from swimming in December of 2015.
The Associated, citing a statement released by Stanford, reported that Bills was known for his athletic ability and that he had recently completed a physical therapy residency.