Footwork, tempo, rhythm, pivot, crossover. That terminology turns up regularly in sports practice. Or was it dance rehearsal? The disciplines of sports and dancing share more than language, experts say. Each activity can benefit participants in the other field, and some...
Join SHAPE America and our expert panel for a #SHAPEHealthEd Twitter chat on April 3, 9 p.m. EST in which we will dive into some of the best strategies to make the most of the document and how the guidance can be used to develop and maintain...
A new partnership with the Lexington Legends has students at one Lexington, Kentucky, middle school trading in their tennis shoes for dancing shoes. Students at Crawford Middle School in Lexington learn something new every day. For...
Can students read or calculate math at higher levels after engaging in exercise or playing in the school gym? Today volumes of brain research prove a correlation between students' literacy achievement and exercise or movement.
That game of kickball on the playground might seem like a small part of the school day, but health experts say recess is critical for students. It helps kids focus, reduces disruptive behavior in the classroom and helps kids reach their recommended 60 minutes per day of...
Fitness trackers from Fitbit, Garmin, and other manufacturers are big business. Millions of the devices...
In the United States, estimates show that a substantial number of children under age 5 live in households that are food insecure. That means that they do not have food, or they lack sufficient quantity or quality of food to...
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