5 Ways Schools Can Promote Health and Wellness Among Students

Schools play an integral role in improving the health and wellness of youth¬†populations. Healthy behaviors are learned in school and research has proven that healthy students are better learners. Are you are teacher, school administrator, or director of a youth program who wants to advance the academic performance of your students? If so, it is…

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Healthy students perform better in school

The evidence is clear. Healthy students perform better in school. Consider these findings from national studies: Students who are physically active have better grades, school attendance, cognitive performance, and classroom behaviors. Participation in physical activities is associated with higher grade point averages, lower drop-out rates, and fewer disciplinary problems among students. Students who eat a…

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