Tools for Schools

» Student Wellness Toolkit: Elementary School »

Increasing rates of obesity in children and teenagers are happening at the same time that physical activity in schools has been decreasing. In todayís society, obesity is one of the most important health concerns for children and physical inactivity is a major contributor to this epidemic. Go here for more…

» Physical Education Toolkit »

Physical education is a must have to the school curriculum since it is the only program that offers students with the opportunity to learn motor skills, develop fitness and gain understanding of physical activity, and its related health benefits. Go here for more…

» Health Education Toolkit »

Health education is essential to the primary mission of schools. It provides young people with the knowledge and skills they need to become successful learners as well as healthy adults. Increasing the number of schools that provide health education health issues facing young people is a serious health objective for improving our nationís health. Go here for more…

» Meharry Medical College Preventive Medicineís Nutrition & Physical Activity Toolkit »

The purpose of this toolkit is to address childhood obesity prevention through research, extension, and education. Go here for more…