Leon Greene, one of the co-principal investigators on this NIH-funded project, trained second- through fifth-grade teachers to incorporate physical activity in their regular lessons. Although the intent of the project was to reduce sedentary time of elementary school students, researchers also wanted to assess the effect physical activity had on student learning and academic achievement. Greene discusses the results of this project and the framework for a current, similar NIH-funded grant, A+PAAC, while actively involving the audience in some of the curriculum activities he designed and helped teachers implement into their daily classroom routines.

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