Active – Healthy – Achieving
FEBRUARY 23-27, 2015:
Improved health can also improve attendance at school.
Higher rates of absenteeism have been reported for those students who are overweight; suffer from asthma; or have poor health status, diet, or lack of sleep. Studies have also shown that health-related absenteeism can be reversed by increasing access to services and increasing physical activity. (Basch, 2010)
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