|Where does Physical Education belong in our schools?Wednesday, April 6, 2011|
Physical education (PE) is at the intersection of at least three major academic thoroughfares. PE has roots in exercise and sports science and represents a primary means of applying the science. PE is itself a pedagogical field and is practiced within edu
|2011 Alberta Survey on Physical Activity|
The Alberta Centre for Active Living has conducted the Alberta Survey on Physical Activity every other year since 1995 to monitor the physical activity levels of Albertans. The survey series is part of the Centre’s strategy to provide credible and user-fr
|New activity plan seeks to put PE back in schoolMonday, May 3, 2010|
U.S. schools and childcare programs could be required to include daily exercise as part of the new National Physical Activity Plan released on Monday.
With two-thirds of adult Americans and a third of children overweight or obese, the need for more act
|WHO blames games for obesityMonday, April 5, 2010|
Leading medical body says gaming is a major contributor to global childhood obesity.
A new study by the World Health Organisation has named video games as one of the major drivers behind the growing global challenge that is childhood obesity.
|The link between exercise and more brainpower|
Neuroscientists say parents who want to boost their children's mental performance should
encourage kids to hit the road before they hit the books
It is first period at City Park Collegiate Institute in Saskatoon, and the Grade 10 students in Allison Cam
Fat stored around a person's mid section can lead to critical health issues.
New research and pilot fitness programs in schools are showing positive results that exercise helps the human brain learn. Joan Leishman reports