By: Lauren Darensbourg, Director of Strategic Initiatives, PCFSN
May 21 marked the four year anniversary of I Can Do It, You Can Do It!, the Council’s health promotion program to ensure children and adults with a disability have access to opportunities to be active and eat healthy. Since the launch of I Can Do It, You Can Do It!, 131 sites have been established in 103 cities and 36 states, impacting more than 400,000 people with a disability and their families nationwide!
By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Tomorrow is National Bike to School Day, a great way to stay active during National Physical Fitness & Sports Month and a fun opportunity to show us how you #MoveInMay! Organized by the National Center for Safe Routes to School, tens of thousands of students, families, school and community leaders will be pedaling to celebrate the many health, social, and environmental benefits of biking to school.
By: Fran Cleland, SHAPE America President
An annual event, National Physical Education & Sport Week, is held May 1-7, to raise awareness for effective health and physical education. Led by SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators, this week is dedicated to empowering all children to lead healthy and active lives through effective health and physical education programs — a commitment known as 50 Million Strong by 2029.
By: Shannon Feaster, Deputy Executive Director, President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition
Each year, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition encourages all Americans to #MoveInMay. Why? Because it’s National Physical Fitness and Sports Month and what better time to focus on being active and becoming a healthier you!
By: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Injury Center
As an A-student and star soccer player, Sarah was used to hard work. However, after she sustained a concussion while playing a varsity soccer game during her freshman year in high school, she found herself challenged in ways she had never expected.