WELLNESS: Resources

"Go Wild: Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization" (2014) 

Citing major research studies, authors John Ratey and Richard Manning make the case for the interrelatedness of many health problems (e.g. metabolic diseases, cancer) and emotional disorders to our inactivity and high carbohydrate diet. 

http://publishersweekly.com/pw/reviews/single/978-0-316-24609-5#path/pw/reviews/single/978-0-316-24609-5

"The Best Exercises for Kids That Improve Brain Development" (2014)

Short video for tips for parents by John Ratey, MD. 
http://m.kidsinthehouse.com/teenager/health-and-development/exercise/best-types-exercises-kids

SHAPE CO

Society of health and physical educators. 

http://www.shapeco.org

"Movement in the Classroom: Rationale, Guidelines, and Resources to Get Schools Moving"
http://www.wellnesscke.net/downloadables/Rationales,Strategies&ResourcesforMovementintheClassroom.pdf

"Playworks"

Play and recess to support socio-emotional learning.
http://www.playworks.org

"Railyard Fitness"

Functional fitness obstacle course.
http://www.railyardfitness.com

"GeoMotion Group"

Physical activities for kids ages 4-12.
http://www.geomotiongroup.com

"GeoMotion TV"

Streaming video library of learning and physical activities for kids. 
http://www.geomotiontv.com

"Great Activities - PE Matters" (2014)

Former Carol M. White PEP Grant newsletter with PA and PE activities.
http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs137/110207876464/archive/1114584497845.html

"New Kids' Gym Turns Gaming into Exercise" (2014)

Danbury exergaming gym for kids 8 and up to make exercise fun. 
http://m.newstimes.com/business/article/New-kids-gym-turns-gaming-into-exercise-5523194.php

"Crossfit" (2014)

A program which optimizes fitness (constantly varied functional movements performed at relatively high intensity; is also the community that spontaneously arises when people do these workouts together. In fact, the communal aspect of CrossFit is a key component of why it's so effective. 
http://www.crossfit.com/cf-info/what-is-crossfit.html

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