December 7, 2009
This week we explore anti-aging effects, Wii Sport use in schools, and low rates of physical fitness in LA youth:
Exercise shows ‘biological clock’ (Source: UPI.com health News) – According to German researchers, long-term physical activity has an anti-aging effect on the body at the cellular level.
Wii fitness schools (Source: WBIR.com News) – Carroll County in Maryland is piloting the Wii to get kids excited about exercise – and it seems to be working!
25% of L.A. students pass physical fitness test (Source: Los Angeles Daily News) – Meanwhile, just one in four Los Angeles Unified students proved physically fit in the latest test, according to figures released last Monday. District strategies and challenges are discussed.
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