It’s Not Obesity We Should Worry About, It’s Inactivity

Forbes – Nick Morrison “The world is in the grip of an obesity epidemic. And yet obesity is not the biggest problem. Evidence suggests that it is not the calories we consume that we should be really worried about, it’s our inactivity…Increasing...

Extracurricular Sports Help Kids Develop Discipline in the Classroom

Pysch Central – Rick Nauert PhD “A new Canadian study suggests regular, structured extramural sports help kids develop the discipline they need in order to engage effectively in the classroom. Researchers from the University of Montreal and its affiliated...

Young becoming hostages to handheld devices, says charity

BBC – Hannah Richardson “Future generations of young people risk becoming “hostages to handheld devices” and disengaged from physical activity, a sports charity says…This poll of 1,000 five- to 16-year olds suggested 75% of young people...

Research Says Teens Need to Be as Active as Younger Kids

Education News – Grace Smith “Research has found that adolescents need to exercise just like their younger counterparts in order to improve their health outcomes. University of Exeter researchers discovered that even two minutes of high-intensity exercise...