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Just 1 In 4 US Kids Gets Enough Exercise

Posted 04.30.2014 | Healthy Living

By Morgan Jones Childhood obesity has gotten plenty of attention, but are behaviors that may prevent it really changing? A new report explored ...

Let's Move More Than Our Lips!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.24.2013 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

This time, let's prove we aren't all talk and no action. This time, let's demonstrate we aren't hypocrites. This time, let's prove we really are a nation of loving parents and grandparents, concerned and responsible adults. This time, let's move more than our lips.

Study Highlights Secret Weapon To Save Kids From Stress

Posted 03.11.2013 | Parents

Getting your kids out on the soccer field or in the swimming pool may have more far-reaching benefits than just keeping them in good physical shape, a...

Majority Of States Have Loopholes That Let Kids Get Out Of Gym Class

Posted 11.14.2012 | Education

A report by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the American Heart Association has found that while nearly 75 percent of sta...

Let the Games Continue! In Our Own Backyards!

Roberta Michnick Golinkoff | Posted 10.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff

Children are perpetual activity machines who benefit physically, socially and academically from running, jumping and somersaulting. Imagine how great it would be for all of us if we built on their strengths and interests and joined them in physical fun.

Digitizing the Outdoors: Can Gaming Be the Gateway to Nature?

Danielle Moodie-Mills | Posted 08.08.2012 | Green
Danielle Moodie-Mills

If we could entice these tech savvy kids with the natural world through games, not only could we begin to reverse the sedentary indoor childhood trend, but build conservation stewards of tomorrow -- one click at a time.

Making Physical Activity a Part of Our Kids' Lives

Annika Sorenstam | Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices
Annika Sorenstam

Recent studies only reinforce what most of us intuitively understand: The easiest way to achieve a healthy weight is to not become overweight in the first place. Join me in making active lifestyles a priority for children.

Is It the Early Childhood Professional's Job to Worry About Fitness?

Rae Pica | Posted 12.17.2011 | Education
Rae Pica

What many early childhood professionals don't realize is that the brain and the body are inseparable, especially for young children.