News & Reports 7/14/10

man holding newspaperThis week, we highlight promising physical activity programs for school children, as well as adults with disabilities:

Conflict resolution, physical activity drive playground program  (Source:  The Meadville Tribune)  Description of the Peaceful Playground program, designed to increase physical activity and decrease bullying during recess.

Disabilities are no hurdle to exercise (Source:  Delaware Online)  Examples of successful physical activity programs for adults with disabilities. 

Do you have experience with similar programs in your community?  Share your tips for success!