Recess Time is Under Review

The question of whether or not children get enough recess time is under review in some school districts.  Time for playing outside in some areas is very limited, and parents are calling for more time to extend physical activity. In some Nashville schools the time...

Get the Kids Outside for Exercise

A recent study has shown that it is more beneficial to get the kids outside for exercise than to have exercise indoors. Children are more likely to be physically active outdoors, exercising large muscles, running, jumping and playing sports or games.  Indoor...

Teasing May Lead to Less Activity for Children

A study at Brigham Young University has found that teasing may lead to less activity for children.  Not only do children who are teased become less active, they also report  having a worse quality of life than their non-teased peers. “Teasing not only influences...