March 15, 2010
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!