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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