Thursday, March 31, 2011: 8:45 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center: Room 28ABC
How does physical activity improve the brain’s ability to retain information? Is physical education really enhancing academic performance? Does exercise really protect against Alzheimer’s, ADHD, and mood disorders? Learn the evidence linking physical activity with cognitive function from John Ratey, M.D: Harvard Medical School psychiatrist and author of the best-selling Spark! Walk away with renewed commitment to your job… and the information you need to defend and promote inclusive physical education. Open to all attendees; of particular interest to NASPE, AAPAR.