Get Your Child Moving—It May Just Improve Their Grades
Park Brook Elementary approaches education differently than many schools with the Focus on Fitness initiative. The purpose is to increase academic growth and positive behaviors. Sarah Messiah, Ph.D., MPH, is a research associate professor of pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Community-Based Research and Training at the Mailman Center for Child Development at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, wrote this article for the Miami Herald discussing physical activity and academic growth. Click here to read the article.