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Assessing nutrition and health services

Assessing nutrition and health services

Discover School Breakfast Toolkit - Purpose: This toolkit, from the Food and Nutrition Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was developed to help schools assess current breakfast patterns and programs, calculate costs of implementing or changing breakfast programs, identify the type of meal service to provide to students, and create a marketing plan to engage and sustain a customer base. read more
Tips for Implementation of WSCC at District Level

Tips for Implementation of WSCC at District Level

The Cortland City (New York) school district was highlighted on the CDC website of success stories (CDC, 2013c) for the work conducted at Cortland City Schools in the CSH component of nutrition services. District initiatives included limiting student access to competitive foods, adopting marketing techniques to promote healthful choices, setting nutrition policies and standards, establishing nutrition standards for competitive foods, and making more healthy foods and beverages available. read more
What a health education curriculum should look like

What a health education curriculum should look like

Comprehensive school health education is characterized by planned, sequential, developmentally appropriate, and culturally inclusive learning experiences taught by qualified trained teachers. The health education curriculum should be based on relevant health behavior theories; focus on the emotional, intellectual, physical, and social dimensions of health; provide students with exposure to diverse instructional techniques; and evaluate student achievement through a variety of assessment read more
Creation of WSCC

Creation of WSCC

ASCD, in collaboration with CDC, moved forward in 2013 to develop a new model that builds on both the Whole Child Initiative and the original eight-component CSH approach. The development of the new model, titled Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC), involved a consultation group that developed the documents and frameworks related to the new model and a review group that periodically reviewed and provided feedback to the work of the consultation group. read more
Use therapeutic stretching for seniors and clients rehabilitating musculoskeletal conditions

Use therapeutic stretching for seniors and clients rehabilitating musculoskeletal conditions

One disadvantage of some stretching books is they assume the people for whom the stretches are recommended are fit and healthy and flexible enough to get into what are sometimes quite challenging positions. read more
Training for sports requiring power

Training for sports requiring power

Power athletes are naturally focused on maximizing their strength-to-weight ratio so as to generate the greatest power at the lowest weight. read more
Learn the benefits of a healthy lifestyle for law enforcement officers

Learn the benefits of a healthy lifestyle for law enforcement officers

So far, we’ve discussed some of the negative effects of poor fitness. Here are some of the benefits of an effective fitness program. read more
Understanding Today’s Athlete

Understanding Today’s Athlete

As a coach, especially an experienced coach, at some point you’ve heard yourself mumble, “I just don’t understand players today!” read more
The most affordable and convenient way to build muscle

The most affordable and convenient way to build muscle

Expensive gym memberships tend to make fitness enthusiasts overly dependent on machines and free weights to work their muscles. But as noted strength and conditioning specialist Bret Contreras points out, many people are embracing the prospect of training efficiently in the comfort of their own homes through bodyweight training. read more
Sport leaders require high-quality and trusting relationships

Sport leaders require high-quality and trusting relationships

Leadership is a relationship between those who aspire to lead and those who choose to follow. read more
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