Researchers found that a CDC health program implemented at Indiana schools resulted in increased physical-activity opportunities for students.
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July 02, 2013
A judge ruled that a California school district's yoga program was not religious in nature and does not violate state law.
June 21, 2013
The "Back to Sports" initiative will rely upon PTA leaders throughout the country to educate local parents and community members about youth health and fitness.
May 23, 2013
The majority of students' recommended 60 minutes of daily moderate-to-vigorous physical activity should come during regular school hours, the institute says.
May 22, 2013
Increasing the amount of physical-education time for 5th graders appears to reduce the likelihood of childhood obesity.
May 02, 2013
More than 1,200 U.S. schools will be participating in the second annual National Bike to School Day.
April 25, 2013
Thousands of students across the U.S. are participating in the six-week World Fit Walk program in an effort to reverse the effects of childhood obesity.
April 24, 2013
Billions of dollars could be saved if certain types of obesity-prevention policies involving children were instituted, the report suggests.