Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Schools with wellness coordinators report fewer behavioral problems





Healthy schools teams in Campbell County have come up with creative ways to fulfill the goals of the Healthy Schools Initiative. Put simply it is someone who would lead students in activities outside of recess and physical education class to increase their daily physical activity.

For schools that added the wellness coordinator they are getting promising results. Namely they are reporting increased concentration on the part of students and fewer behavioral problems.

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