What the 2016 Shape of the Nation Report Says About Recess

June 6th, 2017

The latest Shape of the Nation report included a combination of recess and research. Experts from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and SHAPE America have poured vast amounts of time and energy into figuring out how our children can get the most out of recess. In the U.S., two recesses rarely look […]

Protecting Children’s Cardiovascular Health

May 17th, 2016

It’s important to examine the reasons behind children’s declining cardiovascular health and combat this trend by teaching healthy habits.

4 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Sleep

April 5th, 2016

Sleep isn’t just a luxury of life – it’s a health requirement for adults and kids alike. When people don’t get enough sleep, it really shows. Lack of sleep has been linked to depression, lost productivity and even obesity.

An Unhealthy Irony

March 12th, 2009

While the “Next Great Depression” has school physical education (PE) budgets down on the canvas listening to the eight count, USA Today (March 11, 2009) publishes an article titled, “21% of Americans Scramble to Cover Medical, Drug Bills”. It continues on page 5 with a headline that reads, “The biggest problem the country has is […]