1. Fit as a family: Classroom fitness program expands to living rooms and parks

    InPACT at Home received $1 million in COVID-19 CARES funds and solidified a partnership with PBS Michigan Learning Channel to air these homegrown exercise videos on television, reaching schoolchildren who don’t have access to the internet. InPACT stands for Interrupting Prolonged Sitting with Activity.

  2. U-M Concussion Center teams with Detroit schools to develop student-athlete concussion toolkit

    The toolkit was introduced to coaches and administrators during the DPSCD Athletic Symposium in August. Sept.17 was National Concussion Awareness Day. 

  3. Detroit: Olympic city?

    “Detroit has a lot of possible accommodation sites within 50 miles, but a lot fewer five-star hotel rooms, which is where the Olympic bigwigs usually like to stay. This is just one example of the ways in which a Detroit games could bring the IOC back in touch with its real audience.”
    ~ Stefan Szymanski

  4. Thinking on their feet: In-class exercise helps fight childhood obesity while kids learn

    Among the many things that years of teaching elementary school students has taught Cesar Reyes, is that kids sit too much during school and should move more.