January - March 2013 - Childhood Obesity

Miami-Dade County Public Schools Supports Let's Move! Active Schools

Childhood Obesity, Physical Education, Youth | March 26, 2013

By: PCFSN Staff

When First Lady Michelle Obama launched the Let’s Move! Active Schools program in late February, she challenged all teachers, parents and school administrators to help bring physical activity back into our children’s schools. This call was not lost on Dr. Jayne Greenberg, member of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.

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Let's Move! Active Schools

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, Physical Activity, Physical Education, School, Youth | February 28, 2013

By: Dominique Dawes, Co-Chair of the President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

When I think back to my childhood years, I’m reminded of how fortunate I am to have grown up in a community that placed such a great emphasis on engaging in regular physical activity. I didn’t know it at the time, but when I was tumbling at the age of 6, I was doing more than just having a good time – I was also creating healthy habits that will benefit my health and well-being for a lifetime.

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