Daily PE Antioch District #34

  • Daily Physical Education Antioch School Dist. 34

     

    Benefits of Exercise and Movement

    -       Increase oxygen to the brain

    -       Improves brain efficiency for learning and memory

    -       Improves concentration, focus, and test scores

    -       Escalates creativity & Self-esteem

    -       Elevates mood, and reduces stress and anxiety

    -       Creates a more positive attitude towards school

    -       Builds healthy heart and lungs

    -       Improves resistance to certain diseases

    -       Helps maintain a healthy weight

    -       Enhances sleep

     

    Lack of Exercise Contributes to

    -       Childhood Obesity

    -       Type 2 diabetes in children

    -       Difficulty focusing

    -       Memory Problems

     

    From; IAHPERD Northeastern April Newsletter