Dawn Chernicky hates to see students standing against the wall during recess.
The physical education coordinator for Oklahoma City Public Schools said she asks children why they’re not playing, and often it’s because they’re in trouble.
Laws strictly curbing school sales of junk food and sweetened drinks may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, according to a study that seems to offer the first evidence such efforts could pay off.
If you are watching TV this Olympic week, you may be asking, "Who is this amazing kid?" No, not Gabby Douglas. We all know her now. But who is the kid in that Nike "Find your greatness ad" -- the overweight boy shown slowly jogging down what looks like a lonely country road at dawn?
Australian children are now among the most ''cosseted'' and ''chauffeured'' in the world, with a study showing more than 60 per cent are driven to and from school as the numbers who walk, cycle and take public transport fall to new lows.