News tagged with physical education programs

What's motivating child's play?

Altering parents' and teachers' notion of risk taking behaviour can significantly increase children's physical activity suggests a study lead by University of Sydney researchers.

Apr 16, 2013
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Mississippi tips scale as nation's fattest state

(AP) -- Rural Mississippi is the country's fattest state for the seventh year in a row, according to an annual obesity report issued Thursday. Colorado, a playground for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, is the nation's thi ...

Jul 07, 2011
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Movement + academics = success

When schools cut physical education programs so students can spend more time in the classroom, they may be missing a golden opportunity to promote learning, according to research to be presented Sunday, May 1, at the Pediatric ...

May 01, 2011
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