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Benefits of hopping, running and jumping

julian-reedFurman health sciences professor Julian Reed says that if children are hopping, jumping and running while they are learning math, English and other school subjects, they will not only be fitter, but they will learn better. Mike Switzer, editor of the South Carolina Business Review for South Carolina ETV Radio, interviewed Dr. Reed about his research in this area. Reed is the founder of ActivEd, which recently received the Innovation in Education Award from South Carolina’s Innovision Awards program. He is also among the nation’s leading researchers exploring the relationship between obesity, cognition and academic achievement. Listen to the interview on SCETV Radio.

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