Physical activity is crucial not only for a child's health, but for academic performance as well, reveals research by associate professor and Longhorn Game Changer Darla Castelli.Read more
Darla Castelli is proving the link between fitness and brain function. Now she hopes to change attitudes about the importance of physical education. Watch a video.Read more
A new report issued today by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and developed by two University of Texas at Austin professors, says schools should play a key role in ensuring all students have the opportunity to engage in at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity eachRead more
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