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Date:9/30/2008

as role models not just for students, but other teachers as well.

  • supporting student participation in sports clubs and other physical-activity opportunities.

  • opening gyms, pools, playgrounds and other school facilities to students and community members before and after school hours.

  • providing administrators with information about health benefits of physical activity and information about childhood obesity and inactivity.

  • offering in-service training to educate non-P.E. teachers on ways to build activity into their curricula.

  • creating collaborative partnerships involving teachers, parents, businesses and professional associations that advocate the benefits of physical activity.

  • organizing annual health fairs or physical-activity events that emphasize the importance of physically active lifestyles for people of all ages.

    Along with Chodzko-Zajko, Woods and Zhu, additional co-authors of the roundtable report are U. of I. kinesiology and community health professors Darla Castelli and Kim Graber. Castelli and Graber organized a subsequent conference at Illinois last fall called Physical Activity in Contemporary Education to further promote the importance of integrated physical-activity and wellness programs in schools and communities.

    Another conference participant contributing an article to the journal supplement is David M. Buchner, former chief of the Physical Activity and Health branch in the Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

    Buchner joined the U. of I. kinesiology and community health department this fall as director of the university's new master of public health degree program, which will be offered beginning in fall 2009. He also leads the writing team responsible for drafting the federal government's first-ever "Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans"; the U.S. Departm
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