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Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Posts Tagged ‘physical activity’

Chris Lineberry: Putting kids first

A heart attack at age 36 would forever change school principal Chris Lineberry, EdD. After Lineberry recovered, he huddled with faculty and staff to find ways to cope with stress and improve overall health and wellness for everyone at school. Lineberry banished sugary, overly processed foods from the cafeteria menu and required an hour of […]

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CHRIS LINEBERRY – Putting kids first

Chris Lineberry, EdD, is the principal at Stanfield Elementary School near Casa Grande. Here, he talks to multimedia journalist Vicki Louk Balint about kids on statins, redefining how academic success is measured and more cafeteria time to eat lunches in a relaxed atmosphere. In addition to being an innovative educator, Lineberry also co-directs the nonprofit […]

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Learning to play during recess

Playworks recess training Phoenix

Kari Taylor had girls running up and back on a part of the field at Larry C. Kennedy Elementary School last week, in various organized drills and games meant to increase soccer skills. She was at Kennedy Elementary for a “Soccer Extravaganza” with help from The Phoenix FC Wolves, the new USL PRO professional soccer […]

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Asthma and sports

Q: Several of the kids on my children’s sports teams have asthma. Is it really safe for them to participate in athletics? Studies show that 90 percent of children diagnosed with asthma can perform as well as anyone else in the athletic arena, according to Joe Yusin, M.D., an allergist with the Carl T. Hayden […]

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