Read this excerpt from Brad and Melody's book to learn why
it's important that educators press NOW for more movement,
more recess, more physical education in every school day.
For example, this stunning fact:
Core muscle strength actually affects the area of the brain
which controls executive function. Research shows that only
one in twelve students now has the core muscle strength and
balance of students from the 1980ís, only 1 in 12!!
Interestingly, the 1980s is when many schools began to
reduce recess and playtime in schools. (It is also when
child obesity rates began to climb at an alarming rate.)
Click below to read more about why it's important that
educators fight for more activity and exercise during the
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