This report outlines the long-term benefits - to students' educational and life outcomes - of supporting students' health through comprehensive school health programs.
Measuring What Matters: Physical and Mental Health in Schools
Physical and Mental Health
Widespread professional and public concern about low rates of physical activity and high rates of obesity, depression and anxiety among young people have drawn attention to the role schools play in fostering physical and mental health.
This report by Dr. Bruce Ferguson and Keith Power examines the role of schools in promoting physical and mental health, and suggests potential approaches to measuring progress in health education.