Items Tagged ‘physical education’

Local schools get gym make-overs to inspire health and fitness

May 23, 2017

Local schools get gym make-overs to inspire health and fitness

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Getting fit just got easier at a dozen Los Angeles-area middle and high schools. The UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind program selected the schools as part of its ongoing effort to bring commercial-grade fitness equipment to underserved schools and, in doing so, help students improve their fitness test scores and establish lifelong healthy habits. […]

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Tags: childhood obesity, community engagement, exercise, fitness, health, physical education, Sound Body Sound Mind, UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind, wellness


Tips to get kids moving

July 29, 2016

Tips to get kids moving

By Amy Albin Amy Albin

Pok√©mon Go is getting many kids off the couch this summer, but the online game is far from the only option for physical activity. Here are some ideas from P.E. teachers affiliated with the UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind program, an organization dedicated to fighting childhood obesity and helping students develop healthy fitness habits […]

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Tags: childhood obesity, circuit program, exercise, exercise tips, fitness, overwieight, physical education, physical fitness, summer vacation, wellness