Take Action: Walk this way to stay on your feet, Dr. Josh says

Take Action: Walk this way to stay on your feet, Dr. Josh says
In just a year, walking while distracted resulted in 11,000 pedestrian injuries, most involving falls. (Getty Images)

Every journey begins with a single, often small, step. But the challenge for many is getting started.

Dr. Josh Klapow wants to help you take that first step toward positive change in your life. The clinical psychologist and associate professor of public health at UAB is featured in our weekly multimedia series called “Take Action.”

He encourages you to simply set a goal and move forward – whether to improve your health and overall well-being, or to learn ways to be safer in your workplace, while driving or at home.

Here’s how to “Take Action” this week.

Distracted walking can hurt or even kill you, so follow these tips from Dr. Josh Klapow from Alabama NewsCenter on Vimeo.

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