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News & Reports 3/15/10

by ODPHP March 15, 2010

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This week, we present research and programmatic approaches to understanding and improving children’s social interactions through physical activity:

Forget Goofing Around: Recess Has a New Boss (Source:  New York Times) Urban schools are instituting organized, mandatory physical activity during recess. 

Research shows link between physical activity and social skills in children (Source:  University of Michigan Health System) Research presented to the American College of Cardiology suggests a link between social skills and physical activity in children.

How can programs maximize both physical activity benefit and social development?  Share your thoughts!

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3/17/2010 8:56:26 AM #

Very nice!

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3/19/2010 8:13:03 PM #

Classrooms can have standing deskes as opposed to sitting all day.  This prevents lifechanging lifethreatening postures and encourages more stimulation of the proprioceptors of this hips which encourages input to cerebellum and overall neurological stimulation.

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