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Physically Fit Students Do Better on Achievement Tests
Texas students who are more in shape than their peers are more likely to do well on achievement tests according to a new study.
School Kids Need More Play, Less Work
A new study published shows that a growing trend of curbing free time at school may lead to unruly classrooms and rob children of needed exercise.
2 Hours Screen Time a Day May Lead to Unfit Kids
Teens who spend more than two hours in front of the TV or computer each day showed less endurance during a standard running test than their peers.
Did Your Child's Holiday Present Come With a Helmet?
I wonder how many children received bicycles, skateboards, or roller blades for gifts over the holidays?
Exercise Helps Heavy Kids Control Anger
Overweight children who start exercising after school may be less likely to slam doors, hit other children and express their anger in other aggressive ways.
Experts Say: Kids Need to Play!
Free play encourages creativity and social skills in all children.
Obese Kids’ Artery Plaque Similar to Middle-Aged Adults
Scientists using ultrasound technology detected fatty deposits more typical of middle-aged adults than in children as young as 10.
National Walk to School Day
This day and the entire month of October is meant to bring awareness back to the need for children to walk to school when possible.
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