Topic: Darla castelli

Can P.E. Make Kids Smarter?

Sept. 3, 2014
Can P.E. Make Kids Smarter?

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.

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Moving for a Better Mind

May 24, 2013
Moving for a Better Mind

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.

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New Study Says Schools Should Play Primary Role in Boosting Students' Physical Health

May 23, 2013

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 each

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University Experts Available to Discuss Back-to-School Topics

Aug. 1, 2012

University of Texas at Austin faculty experts are available to talk about a wide range of K-12 and higher education issues related to the start of school, including education policy, teaching strategies, children's mental and emotional health, and closing the achievement gap.

 

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