physical activity

Nine-year-old girl loses 65 pounds

Nine-year-old girl loses 65 pounds
December 19, 2012 No Comments »

Healthy nutrition and physical activity should be a regular family undertaking Read More »

Parents push kids into ‘athletic arms race’

Parents push kids into ‘athletic arms race’
December 10, 2012 No Comments »

It's a troubling new trend, children being encouraged early on to specialize in one sport Read More »

Study: healthy habits best introduced in early childhood

Study: healthy habits best introduced in early childhood
December 7, 2012 No Comments »

A Swedish study determines that proper diet and active lifestyle habits are crucial to helping younger children lose weight Read More »

Physical literacy testing splits British public

Physical literacy testing splits British public
December 6, 2012 No Comments »

People don't seem to know how to deal with the problem of childhood obesity Read More »

Having fun with physical activity and art. At the same time!

Having fun with physical activity and art. At the same time!
November 16, 2012 2 Comments »

A new program works both creative and physical muscles Read More »

Physically active children do better on academic tests

Physically active children do better on academic tests
October 8, 2012 No Comments »

On literacy and numeracy tests, physically active kids achieved better Read More »

Increasing medals with Active for Life

Increasing medals with Active for Life
August 24, 2012 No Comments »

A nation of healthy and active citizens lasts for life Read More »

Physical inactivity cost Canada $6.8 billion a year

Physical inactivity cost Canada $6.8 billion a year
June 11, 2012 No Comments »

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Physical activity leads to better school grades

Physical activity leads to better school grades
May 30, 2012 No Comments »

This article is the first in a series of three at the Globe and Mail on children’s fitness and education. It touches on the connection between physical activity and better school results. It also discusses efforts to get more physical ... Read More »