Fact Sheet: The School Environment
2009 | Download
The school nutrition and physical activity environment impacts student food choices and levels of physical activity, thereby impacting the students’ health and academic achievement. Youth spend half of their waking hours in school, and schools have a responsibility to create an environment that increases student access to nutritious foods and physical activity options.
This fact sheet, from PHI's California Project LEAN, explores how schools can promote and support proper nutrition and physical activity.