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Nov 20th 06:47:37 AM

TOP 10 TIPS FROM DR. JOHN RATEY (#3 of 3 PART SERIES)

By John J. Ratey, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

It's the last and final post in our three part series from Dr. Ratey. He'll be joining us again soon, but for now we'd like to leave you with the last four tips to keep kids moving!

This week Dr. Ratey provides tips surrounding kids as they start to get a little older and... Read More


Nov 12th 11:51:23 AM

TOP 10 TIPS FROM DR. JOHN RATEY (POST #2 OF A 3 PART SERIES)

By John J. Ratey, MD, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Back with more from Dr. John Ratey, one of our expert bloggers, who is here to give you an additional three tips to keep kids moving! 

This week Dr. Ratey provides us with tips about the general activities of pre-school aged children as well as kindergarteners.

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Nov 10th 10:47:42 AM

Did you know BOKS children average 17 more mins per day of MVPA than non-BOKS kids?!

By Kathleen Tullie

This is just one of the many great results we've found in our research with the National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST). We've also found that children engaged in before-school physical activity were more physically active, including on non-program days. AND kids in the before-school... Read More

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