Title

School Boarding 101: Winning Friends and Influencing People

Document Type

Article

Department or Administrative Unit

Nutrition Exercise and Health Sciences

Publication Date

1-2009

Abstract

Despite overwhelming and increasing evidence of a children’s obesity epidemic, our public schools have been slow to respond with any sense of urgency. Ironically, as the epidemic worsens we continue to hear more instances of physical education program cuts – the principle school subject that has the potential to combat this epidemic. A major reason schools are changing practices is because of higher educational expectations. Why then are they so reluctant to respond to decreasing children’s health?

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This article was originally published in Strategies. The full-text article from the publisher can be found here.

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Strategies

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