Active Children Make Active Adults

 |  25th Nov 2013  |  Filed under News

CHAMPIONS: Our Story
Interesting article on the decline of fitness levels in today’s youth.  It states that children are running a mile about 90 seconds slower than their parents did over 30 years ago.  As stated in the article,  Dr. Grant Tomkinson of the University of South Australia’s School of Health and Sciences said “In fact, about 30% to 60% of the declines in endurance…

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The Connection Between Fitness and Academic Success

 |  24th Sep 2013  |  Filed under News

 

Interesting new article on the NewYorkTimes Blog this week that discusses the importance of physical education and the effects it has in the classroom. Several recent studies mentioned in the article have found that students who were in better aerobic condition, or more physically fit, were able to retain new information more effectively. They demonstrated how physical fitness may…

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