March, 2018 | Spark PE
 

SPARK Co-Founder to Receive Highest Award from SHAPE America

March 7th, 2018

Thomas L. McKenzie, Professor Emeritus in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State, will be receiving the highest award given by SHAPE America at the 133rd National Convention & Expo in Nashville on March 23, 2018. The Luther Halsey Gulick Medal honors those who have devoted their lives to accomplishment, innovation […]

Is PE Class a Good Time to Teach About Nutrition?

March 1st, 2018

Good nutrition is the bedrock of a child’s health and well-being, and ensures they are physically and mentally able to learn and concentrate at school. Whether a student is hungry, hopped up on sugar, or living with patterns of disordered eating, research has shown that poor nutrition will limit their capacity for academic growth. It’s […]