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  1. Health and Wellness in Schools By: Mary Beth Wike Lloyd S.L. Brookshire Brandy Capps Natasia Marling

  2. Physical Activity in Schools • Healthy Active Children Policy • Required 30 minutes of physical activity

  3. Physical Activity in Schools • Chairman Howard Lee • The Committee

  4. Physical Activity in Schools • Challenges • State Board of Education

  5. Physical Activity in Schools • North Carolina • Obesity is the second cause of death in the United States.

  6. If schools had more funding… • Programs -school programs -Nutritional education -Parents

  7. If schools had more funding… • Parental involvement • Home activities • Students

  8. Benefits of Physical Activity • Healthy bones and muscles • Reduces depression and anxiety • Better scores • Better socializing • Lower’s stress

  9. Food in NC Public Schools • Child Nutrition Program Standards • 2005 • Establish Standards • Start at elementary schools • Eat Smart: North Carolina's Recommended Standards for All Foods Available in School • Beverly E. Purdue

  10. Eat Smart: North Carolina's Recommended Standards for All Foods Available in School • Created through collaboration • What it does • Outlines Standards • Time line • Other laws

  11. How Does It Work? • Four ratings • Needs Improvement • Basic • Proficient • Superior

  12. Time line • PreK-5 • 6-8 • 9-12

  13. Standards PreK-5 • Vending • After school • School Events • School Meals • A La Carte

  14. 6-8 and 9-12 • Same 5 categories of food • More Food types Permitted • More rules

  15. Problems • A La Carte Foods • Nutrition for the dollar • High School lunch: $2.00 (chicken filet sandwich, lettuce and tomato, baked beans, raspberry applesauce, low-fat chocolate milk) • High School a la carte purchases: $4.00 (chicken filet sandwich, large french fries, 20-oz. sports drink)

  16. Where we are now… • Monday November 15th in Buncombe county elementary schools: • Breakfast: whole grain cereal, breakfast biscuit, breakfast burrito,100% fresh juice, or 1% or skim milk • Lunch: super sub, salisbury stake,whole wheat roll, whipped potatoes, seasoned green beans, apple sauce, fresh fruit, 1% or skim milk.

  17. Healthy Living Programs • Purpose And Vision • Benefits • Characteristics

  18. Health Education vs Physical Education Defined Per NCSCOS The Skills • The Skills • Revised Version

  19. Physical Activity • Impacts • COGNITIVE ABILITY • AVOIDING TOBACCO USE • INSOMNIA • DEPRESSION AND • ANXIETY • HEALTHCARE COSTS • Benefits • COMBAT CHILDHOOD OBESITY • HEALTHIER, LONGER LIFE, • LOWER RISK OF CVD,HBP, DIABETES, • HEALTHY KIDS LEARN MORE EFFECTIVELY AND ACHIEVE MORE

  20. The Strands • Mental and Emotional Health • Personal and Consumer Health • Interpersonal Communication and Relationships • Nutrition and Weight Management • Substance Abuse Prevention

  21. The Strands Con’t • Movement Forms • Fitness and Sports Literacy • Healthful Lifestyles • Personal Fitness • Appreciation for Diversity

  22. PE In School Elementary • Programs • Integrate NCSCOS • Involvement Middle and High • Units • Fitness Tests • Free Choice

  23. Resources • http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2005&BillID=h855 • http://www.eatsmartmovemorenc.com/EatSmartSchoolStds/Texts/SchoolFoodsStandards.pdf • http://www.buncombe.k12.nc.us/96510523163223420/site/default.asp • http://www.ncsl.org/default.aspx?tabid=14027 • http://www.ncpublicschools.org/docs/curriculum/healthfulliving/scos/2006healthfullivingscos.pdf • http://www.americanheart.org/downloadable/heart/1267456431689Edited%20FINAL%20Learning%20for%20Life%20-%20PE%20Fact%20sheet.pdf