FitnessGram Helps Schools Assess Kids’ Health

It sounds like a new app for your phone, but FitnessGram helps schools assess kids’ health. Long before everyone wanted an app for fitness related tracking, FitnessGram was a tool to help pysicical education professionals assess the health and fitness of school...

Kid’s Brain Power is Boosted by Fitness

A new study has found that kid’s brain power is boosted by fitness and may have benefits for their overall thinking skills and brain health. While the findings don’t indicate that fitness makes children smarter, it provides support for the possibility that...

Making Schools Healthier Places

School boards are making schools healthier places so that students have the best opportunities for learning and being physically and mentally fit. Dr. Bob Rauner has been enlisted by the Nebraska Association of School Boards to promote the connection between fitness...

Running Club is Popular with Elementary Students

Kids are proud of the miles they have added up at their school track, where a running club is popular with elementary students who have racked up a total of hundreds of miles together in the past school year.  The Ivey Ranch Elementary School track is where the club...