News tagged with physical education
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Given the implications for the overall health, development, and academic success of children, schools should play a primary role in ensuring that all students have opportunities to engage in at least 60 minutes per day of ...
Health May 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
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.
Health Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Practical Neurology Visual Review, a powerful educational tool for mastering the clinical practice of neurologic diagnosis, is now available in a fully revised and updated Second Editon.
Neuroscience Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Every teacher knows elementary students have energy to burn, but given the increased focus on meeting specific test scores and the challenges of the school day it's not easy to fit in enough time for physical ...
Health Mar 18, 2013 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 0 |
Despite overwhelming evidence about the benefits of physical activity for children, most American youngsters are not meeting the federal recommendation of 60 minutes a day.
Health Mar 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Although the long-term consequences of childhood obesity are well documented, some school districts have reduced physical education classes to devote more time to the 3 Rs in education—reading, writing, and arithmetic. ...
Pediatrics Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Elite female athletes often feel a sense of isolation and pressure to tackle personal and professional adversity on their own—even while struggling with issues such as bullying, eating disorders, depression ...
Health Feb 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—A study of 177 teenagers looks at whether teens are open to receiving text messages about health and what kind of information those messages should contain.
Health Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Even as policy makers and health experts point to an increased need for exercise, more than half of four-year colleges and universities in the United States have dropped physical education requirements compared ...
Health Jan 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Recess in school serves a necessary and important role in the development of a child's academic, physical, and social well-being, according to an American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy ...
Pediatrics Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
(HealthDay)—Residents of several Southern states are among the most likely to have poor heart health in the United States, a new study finds.
Health Dec 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The prevalence of nonrefractive visual impairment (not due to need for glasses) in the U.S. has increased significantly in recent years, which may be partly related to a higher prevalence of diabetes, an associated risk factor, ...
Ophthalmology Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Homophobia exists in many areas of life. It also seems to be particularly entrenched in sport, exercise and physical education (PE) settings of all kinds. But why is this the case?
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 5
(Medical Xpress)—How school psychologists can help students prevent obesity and, in turn, achieve academic success is the focus of a study conducted by Neag School of Education researchers and published ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—The medical costs of obesity for the current cohort of children and adolescents in Maine could reach an estimated $1.2 billion over the next 20 years, according to a new study by a University ...
Overweight and Obesity Nov 05, 2012 | not rated yet | 1