Recess, Before School and After School

» Fuel Up to Play 60 »

Fuel Up to Play 60 is a program to get kids active for at least 60 minutes a day. This program was developed by the NFL and the National Dairy Council. Fuel Up encourages kids to become more active and eat healthy because studies show you will become a better student. Click here for more…

» Instant Recess »

Instant Recess is an evidence-based model designed to improve health and learning by providing carefully developed 10 minute physical activity breaks into the school day. These can be done in the class room or as an all school activity at designated times. Listen to Dr. Antronette (Toni) Yancey who published the book: Instant Recess: Building a Fit Nation 10 Minutes at a Time. Toni Yancey was a professor at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles and a tireless advocate for healthy eating and active living. Read the book or watch some videos about Instant Recess below…

     

     

     

» Lets Move »

Let’s Move was launched by the First Lady, Michelle Obama. Letís Move was created to solve obesity for the younger generations of America. Letís Move gives healthy information to parents, provides healthier selections in schools, ensures healthy foods that are affordable to every household, and also by helping kids become more physically active. Click here for more…

» After-School Energizers »

After-School Energizers is physical activities that are also classroom-based that range from grades K-8th. The idea of this was to create fun activities that allow the student to receive physical activity as well as learning things that are useful in their classrooms. Click here for more…

» Secondary Classroom Physical Activities »

Getting secondary students involved in physical activities throughout the school day can be tough, but here are some lessons and tips that will help get them to participate. Click here for more…

» Active Living Research »

Do Short Physical Activity Breaks in Classrooms Work? Students in school are in classrooms half of the day, so getting them to move during class can be beneficial for their health. Click here for more…

» Eat Well, Play More Tennessee »

Eat Well Play More Tennessee is a plan statewide to reduce obesity and chronic disease by 2015 by increasing nutritional foods as well as physical activities in ways such as, increasing physical activity and limiting screen time with TVís and video games. Click here for more…

» Pass & Catch »

PASS & CATCH Improves Academic Achievement. PASS & CATCH stands for: Physical Activity and Student Success Coordinated Approach To Child Health. The objective is to increase studentís physical activity up to 60 minutes per school day. Click here for more…

» TAKE10! »

TAKE10! is a program based for elementary classrooms to promote doing 10 minutes of activities every day. The ISLI Research Foundation teamed up with education and health experts to promote structured 10 minute activities in elementary classrooms. Each grade has separate activities in language arts, math, science, social studies, and general health. Click here for more…

» Let’s Move Active Schools »

Let’s Move Active Schools is a program that helps schools incorporate physical activity before, during, and after school for at least 60 minutes each day. The program helps integrate physical activity into the school day to help kids learn, focus and grow. Click here for more…