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Physical Education

     Daniel Boone School     6710 N. Washtenaw      Chicago, IL 60645      (773) 534-2160 ph.      (773) 534-2190 fx.      [Email]

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OLD NEWS IN PHYSICAL EDUCATION - 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013...
 
September
201
4
9/26/14 -  PE Scholars Monthly Newsletter #1, 2nd Ed.
9/19/14 -  Softball Game: Students vs. Teachers (click on link for flyer) Fuel Up to Play 60 Kick Off Event!
 
August
201
4
No news.  
June
201
4
No news.  
June
201
4
6/4/14 - PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter #8  
May
201
4
No news.  
April
2014
4/11/14 -  PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter #7  
March
2014
3/14/14 -  PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter #6  
February
2014
2/14/14 -  PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter #5  
January
2014
1/17/14 -  PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter #4
1/9/14 -  True Grit: The Best Measure of Success and How to Teach It (www.edutopia.org)
1/2/14 - Alternative to Yogurt
 
December
2013
12/6/13 -  PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter #3
11/26/13 - High-Fat Diet During Puberty Speeds Up Breast Cancer Development
 
November
2013

11/5/13 - PE Scholars Montlhy Newsletter

 
October
2013
10/21/13 - Sign Up for Drum Stick Race on 11/24/2013 (Sunday)
10/12/13 - Winnemac Cross Country Race Results
 
September
2013
9/27/13 - PE Scholars Monthly Newsletter
9/24/13 - Travelling and Staying Fit (Video)(Yahoo! Travel)
 
August
2013
8/1/13 - Existing Cropland Could Feed Four Billion More by Dropping Biofuels and Animal Feed (ScienceDaily)  
July
2013
7/24/13 - Pocket-Sized Sensor Gives Instant Fat Burning Updates (ScienceDaily)
7/24/13 - First Human Tests of New Biosensor That Warns When Athletes Are About to 'Hit the Wall' (ScienceDaily)
 
June
2013
6/17/13 - Improving Overall Employee Wellness Could Yield Multiple Benefits (ScienceDaily)  
May
2013
5/1/13 - Heart-Healthy Diet Helps Men Lower Bad Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight Loss (ScienceDaily)  
April
2013
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March
2013
3/3/13 - Researchers Describe First 'Functional HIV Cure' in an Infant  (ScienceDaily)  
February
2013

2/13/13 - Scientists Discover How Animals Taste, and Avoid, High Salt Concentrations  (ScienceDaily)
2/7/13 - Inspiring DB with only one hand intercepts pass in International Bowl, then signs with UCF  (Yahoo! Sports)
2/4/13 - Eat to Dream: Study Shows Dietary Nutrients Associated With Certain Sleep Patterns  (ScienceDaily)
2/4/13 - The Armchair as Fitness Trainer  (ScienceDaily)

 
January
2013

1/4/13 - Shifting the Balance Between Good Fat and Bad Fat (ScienceDaily)

 
December
2012
12/3/12 - 'Pinocchio Effect' Confirmed: When You Lie, Your Nose Temperature Rises (ScienceDaily)  
November
2012
11/26/12 - This is your brain on exercise (NBC News)
11/6/12 - Leisure-Time Physical Activity Extends Life Expectancy as Much as 4.5 Years (ScienceDaily)
 
October
2012
10/22/12 - American Academy of Pediatrics Weighs in for First Time On Organic Foods for Children (ScienceDaily)
10/16/12 - Exercise May Lead to Better School Performance for Kids With ADHD (ScienceDaily)
10/14/12 - Sitting for Protracted Periods Increases Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease and Death (ScienceDaily)
10/12/12 - NASA's Ironman-Like Exoskeleton Could Give Astronauts, Paraplegics Improved Mobility and Strength (ScienceDaily)
10/9/12 - Fruits and Vegetables: Seven-A-Day for Happiness and Mental Health (ScienceDaily)
 
September
2012
9/28/12 - Boone Elementary become a Touchdown School for Fuel Up to Play 60.
9/19/12 - CPS strike is over.
9/12/12 -
Exercise May Affect Food Motivation (ScienceDaily)
9/4/12
- WELCOME BACK STUDENTS!!!
9/4/12 - Sign Up or update
your old login information on Fuel Up to Play 60.

9/4/12 - Boone students will be offered a more extensive recess program this year and we want to welcome Coach Fee from Playworks who will help us coordinate the recess program.
9/4/12 - We welcome Coach Schimka to Boone who will teach PE and Health to our students in the afternoon.
 
August
2012
8/16/12 - Education: A Predictor of Longer Life (USNews)  
July
2012
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June
2012

6/20/12 - Adolescents Who Have More Than Four Meals a Day Are Thinner (USNews)
6/8/12 - The Boone Elementary physical education program won the 2011 Play 60 Challenge fitness/equipment grant worth $1,621.03.
6/8/12 - Boone Volleyball Tournament came to an conclusion: Results
1st Place: Diamonds - 8th grade Dance
2nd Place: Shields - 8th grade Drama
3rd Place: Pumas - 6th grade Reimer
6/3/12 - A Different Drummer: Engineers Discover Neural Rhythms Drive Physical Movement (ScienceDaily)

 
May
2012
5/18/12 - How Exercise Affects the Brain: Age and Genetics Play a Role (ScienceDaily)
5/17/12 - Extended Daily Fasting Overrides Harmful Effects of a High-Fat Diet: Study May Offer Drug-Free Intervention to Prevent Obesity and Diabetes (ScienceDaily)
5/15/12 - This Is Your Brain On Sugar: Study in Rats Shows High-Fructose Diet Sabotages Learning, Memory (ScienceDaily)
 
April
2012
4/25/12 - Leafy Greens Help Prevent Damage Caused by a Workout, Study Suggests (ScienceDaily)
4/17/12 - Liquorice Root Found to Contain Anti-Diabetic Substance (ScienceDaily)
 
March
2012
3/29/12 - Compounds Dramatically Alter Biological Clock and Lead to Weight Loss, Animal Study Suggests (ScienceDaily)
3/6/12 - Exercise and Caffeine Change Your DNA in the Same Way, Study Suggests (ScienceDaily)
 
February
2012
2/8/12 - Physical Activity Yields Feelings of Excitement, Enthusiasm (ScienceDaily)  
January
2012
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December
2011

12/22/11 - Happy Holidays! (Healthy Schools Campaign)
12/19/11 - 8 ways to eat healthy
12/7/11 - Short walks cuts chocolate consumption in half (ScienceDaily)
12/5/11 - Ray Rice writes and congratulates Boone Elementary School for achieving Touchdown School status
12/5/11 - How muscle fatigue originates in the head (ScienceDaily)
11/29/11 - Boone Elementary wins Stretch-n-Grow and earns visit from Chicago Bears #30 CB D.J. Moore

 
November
2011
11/29/11 - Boone Elementary wins Stretch-n-Grow and earns visit from Chicago Bears #30 CB D.J. Moore
11/17/11 - Boone Elementary School's 6th graders won Bears PLAY 60 via Stretch-n-Grow.
11/15/11 - Teachers exercise also (pictures)
11/8/11 - Fraizer Dead at 67 (http://sports.yahoo.com)
11/2/11 - Mediterranean Diet and Exercise Can Reduce Sleep Apnea Symptoms (www.sciencedaily.com)
11/2/11 - 8 Saltiest Foods (http://health.yahoo.net/)
 
October
2011
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September
2011
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August
2011
 
8/13/11 - Coach Anehall got married.  
July
2011
 
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June
2011
 
6/2/11 - A Magic Number for Heart Health (sciencedaily.com)  
May
2011
5/26/11 - High Fiber Diet Prevents Colon Cancer Proven (American Institute for Cancer Research)
5/3/11 - 'Apple a Day' Advice Rooted in Science (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
April
2011
4/14/11 - Low Intensity Treadmill Exercise Is Best to Improve Walking in Parkinson's, Study Suggests (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
March
2011
3/7/11 - Mediterranean Diet: A Heart-Healthy Plan for Life (sciencedaily.com)  
February
2011
2/11/11 - Exercise Helps Overweight Children Think Better, Do Better in Math (sciencedaily.com)  
January
2011
1/4/11 - Eating Low-Fat, Thanks to Lupin Protein  (sciencedaily.com)  
December
2010
12/21/10 - Novel Weight-Loss Therapies? Scientists Identify Cells in Mice That Can Transform Into Energy-Burning Brown Fat (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
November
2010
11/30/10 - Couch Potato Effect: Missing Protein Leaves Mice Unable to Exercise (sciencedaily.com)
11/28/10 - Why Are We Getting Fatter? Seeking A Mysterious Culprit (sciencedaily.com)
11/3/10 - Mediterranean Diet Helps Control Cholesterol: Adding Monounsaturated Fats to a Low-Cholesterol Diet Can Further Improve Levels (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
October
2010
10/21/10 - FITNESS: STRENGTH PROGRAM (pictures added)
10/8/10 - Men Perspire, Women Glow: Men Are More Efficient at Sweating, Study Finds (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
September
2010
9/15/10 - Phys Ed: Can Exercise Make Kids Smarter? (http://www.nytimes.com/)
 
 
August
2010
8/27/10 - Attention, Couch Potatoes! Walking Boosts Brain Connectivity, Function (sciencedaily.com)
8/24/10 - Salmon Baby Food? Babies Need Omega-3s and a Taste for Fish, Scientist Says (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
July
2010
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June
2010
6/5/10 - Video Game Research Project to Help Blind Children Exercise (sciencedaily.com)
6/3/10 - How Trekking-Poles Help Hikers Maintain Muscle Function While Reducing Soreness (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
May
2010
5/20/10 - Yoga Can Help Cancer Patients Sleep (cnn.com)  
April
2010
4/16/10 - Weight Training-Related Injuries Increasing (sciencedaily.com)
4/9/10 - Soccer Reduces Risk of Falls and Bone Fractures, Study Finds (sciencedaily.com)
4/7/10 - Soccer Improves Health, Fitness and Social Abilities  (sciencedaily.com)
4/3/10 - Marathon Runners Should Pick Cherries for Speedy Recovery  (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
March
2010
3/3/10 - Kids Lose Pounds, Gain Fitness in Houston Study  (sciencedaily.com)  
February
2010
2/10/10 - All aboard for Michelle Obama's childhood obesity campaign (Los Angeles Times)
 
 
January
2010
1/17/10 - Parks and Recreation Programs Declining as Obesity, Health Concerns Rise (sciencedaily.com)
1/11/10 - How High Can a Rock Climber Go? (sciencedaily.com)
1/6/10 - Why England's Soccer Team Keeps Losing on Penalty Shots (sciencedaily.com)
 
 
December
2009
12/11/09 - Why England's Soccer Team Keeps Losing on Penalty Shots (sciencedaily.com)
12/9/09 - College Football Linemen Take One for the Team in Terms of Health (sciencedaily.com)
12/8/09 - Fatty Food Can Weaken the Immune System (sciencedaily.com)
12/7/09 - Weight-Loss Proves Effective Cure for Sleep Apnea (sciencedaily.com)
12/7/09 - Fit Teenage Boys Are Smarter But Muscle Strength Isn't the Secret, Study Shows (sciencedaily.com)
12/4/09 - Young Adults Who Exercise Get Higher IQ (medicalnewstoday.com)
 
 
November
2009
11/10/09 - Yoga Linked To Healthy Heart (medicalnewstoday.com)  
October
2009
10/19/09 - After Brain Radiation Exercise Can Aid Recovery (medicalnewstoday.com)
10/15/09 - Virtual Training For Rugby Players (medicalnewstoday.com)
10/13/09 - U-M Doctor Working To Get Neurologists In The Game When It Comes To Sports Injuries (medicalnewstoday.com)
10/12/09 - Juggling Boosts Brain Connections (medicalnewstoday.com)
10/8/09 - Exercise Improves Body Image For Fit And Unfit Alike (sciencedaily.com)
10/7/09 - Protect Against Colds With Exercise (medicalnewstoday.com)
10/7/09 - Physical Activity In Adolescence Associated With Decreased Risk Of Brain Cancer In Adulthood (medicalnewstoday.com)
10/7/09 - Menu calorie counts can alter food choices  (msnbc.msn.com)
10/6/09 - Women's Soccer: Get Fit While Having Fun (sciencedaily.com)
10/6/09 - Lettuce and eggs top risky food list (cnn.com)
10/5/09 - Getting Fit While Having Fun (medicalnewstoday.com)
 
 
September
2009
9/29/09 - Study Finds Physical Fit Students Post Higher Academic Test Scores Than Less Fit Peers (www.rwjf.org)
9/28/09 - Pulling Together Increases Your Pain Threshold (sciencedaily.com)
9/16/09 - Boone School Joined "Fuel Up To Play 60" (nflrush.com/play60/, nutritionexplorations.org)
9/2/09 - IOC Concerned Over Lack of Chicago 2016 Guarantee (chicagoist.com)
 
 
August
2009
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July
2009
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June
2009
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May
2009

5/14/09 - Results of the Daniel Boone School Basketball Tournament are finally listed.

TOP THREE TEAMS

Dynamite (6th Grade - Krumholz)
Thunders (6th Grade - Strong)
Chimeras (7th Grade - Art)

 

 
April
2009
4/3/09 - As Good As It Gets: Octogenarian Muscles Don't Get Stronger With Exercise, Study Finds (ScienceDaily.com)
 
 
March
2009
3/11/09 - Student-designed Device Provides New Way To Track Calorie Burning (ScienceDaily.com)
3/9/09 - Building Strong Bones: Running May Provide More Benefits Than Resistance Training, Study Finds (ScienceDaily.com)
3/8/09 - Illinois Student Health Fitness Act (IAHPERD)
3/3/09 - Physical Fitness Improves Spatial Memory, Increases Size Of Brain Structure (ScienceDaily.com)
 
 
February
2009
2/17/09 - Gardening Gives Older Adults Benefits Like Hand Strength And Self Esteem (ScienceDaily.com)
2/9/09 - Effects Of Smoking Linked To Accelerated Aging Protein (ScienceDaily.com)
 
 
January
2009
1/26/09 - Eating Less May Not Extend Human Life: Caloric Restriction May Benefit Only Obese Mice (ScienceDaily.com)
 
 
December
2008
12/31/08 - Another Reason To Avoid High-fat Diet: It Can Disrupt Our Biological Clock, Say Researchers (ScienceDaily.com)
12/18/08 - Need for obesity tax (CNN.com)
12/11/08 - Sugar Can Be Addictive: Animal Studies Show Sugar Dependence (ScienceDaily.com)
12/11/08 - Exercise Suppresses Appetite By Affecting Appetite Hormones (ScienceDaily.com)
12/8/08 - Keeping The Weight Off: Which Obesity Treatment Is Most Successful? (ScienceDaily.com)
12/1/08 - How astronauts stay fit, on and off the planet (CNN.com)
 
 
November
2008
 
11/12/08 - FIT NATION (CNN.com) (A good site for parents to get involved with fitness with their children.)  
October
2008
10/31/08 - Halloween: A scary time for tiny teeth (CNN.com)
10/27/08 - Ballet Dancers Are Fitter Than International Swimmers, Study Finds (ScienceDaily.com)
10/7/08 - Government spells out exercise goals (CNN.com)
 
September
2008
9/23/08 - How to satisfy your cravings, healthily (CNN.com)  
August
2008
8/26/08 - Eat your fluids to stay hydrated (CNN.com)
8/25/08 - How to help your child cope with a bully (CNN.com)
 
July
2008
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June
2008
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May
2008
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April
2008
4/28/08 - 'Fit but fat' theory false? (AP Medical Writer)
4/11/08 - Chicago 2016 in the schools (http://www.chicago2016.org)
 
March
2008
3/7/08 - Dad-daughter trip moves man to drop 30 pounds (CNN)  
February
2008
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January
2008
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December
2007
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November
2007
11/26/07 - Study: Schoolkids willing to eat healthy (CNN)  
October
2007
10/3/07 - Woman drops 95 pounds, trains for marathons (CNN)
10/3/07 - 5 healthy food trends worth following (CNN)
10/1/07 - Study: Soccer beats jogging for fitness (MSNBC)
 
 
September
2007
9/27/07 - Aerobic fitness improves asthma control in kids (Reuters)  
August
2007
8/15/07 - Kids learn to swim with different strokes (CNN)  
July
2007
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June
2007
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May
2007
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April
2007

4/9/07 - Severely obese fastest-growing overweight group  (CNN)
4/5/07 - Most Americans don't eat smart, exercise (CNN)
4/4/07 - Class does 'downward dog' literally (CNN)
 

March
2007

n/a  

February
2007

2/24/07 - Are you a binge eater? (CNN)
 
 

January
2007

1/8/07 - Happiness and Your Health: The Surprising Connection (CNN)
 
 

December
2006

12/1/06 - What's cookin' on campus? Home Recipes (CNN)  

November
2006

11/9/06 - Give kids more free playtime, docs urge (CNN)  

October
2006

10/24/06 - Blue tomatoes? Could be good for you too (CNN)
10/13/06 - Aerobic exercise beats 10,000 steps (CNN)
 

September
2006

9/26/06 - Bears offense grows up (Sports Illustrated)
9/26/06 - Heart attacks decline after smoking bans (CNN)
9/25/06 - Low calorie count key in bone injury risk for athletes (CNN)
9/20/06 - Gym students sweat for an average 16 minutes (CNN)
 

May
2006

5/26/06 - Volleyball tournament results and ranking of the 2005-2006 school year (Boone School)  

January
2006

1/6/06 - Baltimore surprised to be 'fittest city' (CNN)  

December
2005

12/21/05 - Yoga may soothe chronic back pain (CNN)  

November
2005

11/25/05 - Kids' gyms take off (CNN)
11/25/05 - Overweight kids risk broken bones (CNN)
11/8/05 - Parents turn to organic food (CNN)
11/7/05 -Study: 1 in 5 grade-schoolers bully or bullied  (Medpage Today)
 

October
2005

10/18/05 - Study: Daily weigh-ins help dieters keep weight off (CNN)
10/11/05 - Study: Exercise amount outweighs intensity (CNN)
10/3/05 - Weighing options for childhood weight loss (CNN)
 

September
2005

9/15/05 - Study challenges standard for treating heart attacks (CNN)
9/9/05 - Study: Breakfast slims teen girls (CNN)
9/7/05 - Walk Across Illinois (IAHPERD)
9/6/05 - First Day of School
8/31/05 - Top 25 Sports Characters (CNN)
 
 

June
2005

6/17/05 - Last Day of School
6/10/05 - CDC chief tries to deflate obesity debate (CNN)
6/10/05 - Plan to train kids about eating healthy (CNN)
6/7/05 - Study: Too much milk makes kids fat (medpage Today)
6/6/05 - Connecticut schools target junk food (CNN)
6/6/05 - Yoga is for everyone, says plus-size instructor (CNN)
6/1/05 - Government wants to prevent fat kids (CNN)
 
 

May
2005

5/26/05 - Travelers work out boredom (CNN)
5/23/05 - 5/26/05 - Boone School Field Days
5/12/05 - Runners find union of exercise, nature (CNN)
5/8/05 - Study: 3 percent follow health advice (CNN)
5/8/05 - Lowfat diets might deprive kids vitamins (CNN)
5/4/05 -
Tanning: Teens say they know better (CNN)
5/2/05 - Child Maltreatment: Prevention Strategies (CDC)
5/1/05 - Walk to Fitness (CNN
 
PREVIOUS YEARS
2005

April
2005

4/19/05 - Fitness in waves (CNN)
4/19/05 - Food pyramid becomes specific guides (CNN)
4/13/05 - Lowfat diets might deprive kids vitamins (CNN)
4/4/05 - Dancing away obesity (CNN)
4/4/05 - Recreation centers used to woo students (CNN)
4/4/05 - Pediatrics group condemns steroid use (CNN)
 
 

March
2005

3/30/05 - Report: Children's well-being improving (CNN)
3/17/05 - Report: Obesity will reverse lifespan gains (CNN)
3/16/05 - 90 minutes of exercise? Yeah, right (CNN)
3/14/05 - Child obesity grows faster in rural areas (CNN)
3/10/05 - Influenza (CDC)
3/9/05 - Study: Kids Multitasking More (CNN)
3/7/05 - Report: Milk alone not best for bones (CNN)
3/7/05 - Schwarzenegger wants to dump school junk food (CNN)
3/7/05 - Group warns against nutrition program cuts  (CNN)