Travis Saunders has a PhD in Human Kinetics, and is currently an Assistant Professor in Applied Human Science. His research focuses on the relationship between sedentary time (e.g. sitting) and chronic disease risk in both children and adults. He is also a Certified Exercise Physiologist and (former) competitive distance runner. You can connect with him on Twitter @TravisSaunders.
Teacher Brandy Young sent the above note home to students in her 2nd grade class. What a great idea. For anyone worried about students’ academic achievement, it’s worth noting that physical activity is associated with higher grades