Active Bodies, Active Minds: A Case Study on Physical Activity and Academic Success in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Active Bodies Active Minds coverAt an Understanding Boston forum held on January 15, 2015 the Boston Foundation released a case study by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University on the relationship between physical activity and academic success among elementary and middle school students in Lawrence, Massachusetts. 

Download the report.

Download a copy of Dr. Sacheck's slide presentation.

The forum program included:

Paul S. Grogan, President & CEO, The Boston Foundation

Presentation of Report Findings
Jennifer Sacheck, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University

Megan Bloch, Charitable Program Manager, New Balance Foundation
Max Fripp, Executive Director, Playworks
Colleen Lennon, Principal, Wetherbee School, Lawrence
The Honorable Thomas McGee, Third Essex and Middlesex District, Massachusetts Senate