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Briefing Date:05/22/2013
Topic:Educating the Student Body: Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
Institute of Medicine
Food and Nutrition Board
Committee on Physical Activity and Physical Education in the School Environment

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Congressional Briefing
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
525 Hart Senate Office Bldg. – 5:00 p.m.

on

Educating the Student Body:
Taking Physical Activity and Physical Education to School

This new report, from the Institute of Medicine, explores physical activity and education in schools -- including before, during, and after school -- and the impact physical activity has on the health and development of children.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on May 23, 2013 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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