Health & Physical Activity

Physical Education & Health

School-aged children today face multiple potential heath problems linked to physical inactivity, including: obesity, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, risk of stroke, type 2 diabetes, bone and joint problems, and certain types of cancer.

Exercise and physical activity are great ways to stay healthy. Physical activity positively affects: weight, cholesterol, blood pressure, insulin resistance, skeletal health, musculoskeletal injuries, psychological well-being, self-esteem, anxiety, and depression.