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October 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Changing the national conversation about how to improve American public schools—and the importance of play to children’s ability to learn.
April 17, 2012 | News Release
New Research from Mathematica and Stanford shows a healthy recess can reduce bullying, improve learning time.
October 29, 2010 | News Release
Dr. Toni Yancey, author and UCLA Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Equity co-director, discusses the positive impact of physical activity at Play On 2010 conference.
September 1, 2010 | Journal Article
The Institute of Medicine recommends that children expend 50 percent of their daily energy while in school. This study investigated associations between physical education requirements, physical activity, and body weight using a nationally representative sample of U.S. students
February 3, 2010 | News Release
Principals say recess has a positive impact on learning; students are more focused, listen better after recess.
September 24, 2009 | News Release
Education initiative from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Playworks would reclaim 100,000 hours of lost class time at low-income schools.
December 9, 2008 | News Release
New poll reveals that parents see school playground as key to helping kids stay physically active, focused in the classroom.
May 14, 2013 | News Release
Randomized controlled trial of popular recess program shows widespread benefits, including less bullying, more physical activity, and more time for teaching.
October 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Social disparities in body weight may increase because Black women, Hispanic women and men with lower socioeconomic status show declining trends in positive weight-related health behaviors compared with White young adults with higher socioeconomic status.