Friday, June 28, 2013

Creating A Culture of Health- RWJF Video



  Schools play an important role in helping children to be healthy and fit.  A fast growing body of research indicates that student wellness and academic learning go hand-in-hand.  Put simply, the benefits that can arise from proper nutrition and physical activity are a prerequisite to optimal learning and to avoiding and preventing chronic diseases.

We have put together a page of resources for schools on the topic of:  Tools for Creating a Culture of Wellness.

The Learning Connection- U.S. Surgeon General, David Sacther and Action for Healthy Kids

The Association Between School-Based Physical Activity, Including Physical Education, and Academic Performance