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Bike Safety Lesson Plans and Student Activities

Original source: http://www.teacherplanet.com/content/student-safety-month Teaching children how to be safe is a combined effort. Children often take the lessons home and remind their parents how to be safe in and around the home and on the road. Safety lessons in your classroom have a broad reach. Use the lesson plans, teaching resources, and safety units to plan […]

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Make bike helmets a must

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=8c3437ca-de61-4163-b574-7152a3a70be5#.W5qTXpNKhTY More than 2.2 million American kids wound up in hospital emergency rooms with bike-related injuries in just a decade, a new study shows. That breaks down to 25 children treated every hour. Researchers looked at ER visits from January 2006 through December 2015. And they did find a bright spot: The rate of […]

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Regular exercise may reverse effects of sedentary living

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=95f25c41-687f-4ae5-a6be-021e03f50f0b#.W18qJVw-dBw It appears the right exercise at the right time in life can do wonders. A new study suggests that two years of regular moderate- to high-intensity activity in middle age can reverse the effects of a sedentary lifestyle on the heart. Researchers wanted to find out how exercise influences the health of middle-aged […]

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Free Summer Walk and Talk Challenge From Marathon Kids

Summer is a great time for families to get outside, explore new environments and  connect in unique ways. One way to get kids talking is through exercise. This summer Marathon Kids is helping families connect with a free summer Walk and Talk Challenge. Created with the important social-emotional (SEL) connection in mind, the Walk and Talk Challenge […]

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Exercise, hot weather can be a dangerous mix

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=0106b5f0-db1f-4820-8f38-54d6400fc408#.W0Y1ZVw-dBw When the weather turns warm, it’s great to be active outside. But when it gets really hot and humid, be careful. Exercising in the heat can cause heat cramps, heat exhaustion and potentially deadly heatstroke. A few safeguards can help you avoid these problems. The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) says drinking plenty of […]

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