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Take This Game and Shove It!

Rae Pica with Mark Hyman

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There are sports camps for kids at 18 months and golf training videos for toddlers. As ambitious and competitive parents push their kids to play and win, more children are burning out, dropping out, and becoming turned off to competitive sports. Mark Hyman is a long-time sports journalist who says parents are pushing kids to play until it hurts.

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Physical Ed. Injuries Up: How to Avoid Them

Rae Pica with Charlene R. Burgeson

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Why are physical education injuries are up 150% in the last ten years? Charlene explores possible causes and precautions parents and teachers can take. The good news is the trend can be reversed. Learn how...

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Teaching Strategies: Handling Young Students Who Just Won't Sit Still

Rae Pica with Dr. Christy Isbell, Holly Robinson, Carla Hannaford, & Susan Latanzi Roser

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Why won't Johnny just sit still? How can I teach a child who is constantly fidgeting and moving? In this segment our guests examine this problem and share a considerable amount of research challenging the notion that children need to sit still to learn. A new approach is offered along with specific teaching strategies.

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What is Nature Deficit? Why Does It Matter?

Rae Pica with Cheryl Charles, Suzie Boss & Karin Spencer

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As children increasingly enjoy indoor activities and more parents choose to keep them inside where it's "safe," child development experts are discovering what happens to children who don't get outdoors enough. Learn more...

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Solving The Growing Physical Inactivity Crisis

Rae Pica with Lisa Guernsey, JoAnne Owens-Nauslar, Ed.D, and Russell Pate

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Many refer to the problem as the "child obesity" problem, but our distinguished guests see it primarily as a matter of reduced physical activity. They cite a number of contemporary causes and offer practical solutions.

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