UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind is dedicated to supporting physical education with a hands-on, holistic approach. To assist our SBSM community of educators, we have compiled a list of physical education, health, nutrition, and wellness related resources that support the whole child.
UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind has partnered with UCLA Health Sports Performance powered by EXOS! The below video series were created by experts in the field to assist educators in fitness and nutrition lesson planning. Each series includes guided workout or nutrition lessons specifically designed for middle school and high school students.
Coach Julius is a trainer with UCLA Health Sports Performance powered by EXOS. Throughout these 10 videos, he will guide you through a full-body workout that includes a warmup, main focus exercise, and a cooldown.
Paige Foote is a registered dietician with UCLA Health Sports Performance powered by EXOS. In this 15-lesson series, she will provide the basics of nutrition and apply healthy principles to everyday life.
UCLA Health Sound Body Sound Mind and UCLA Mindful Awareness Research Center have collaborated to bring you Mindful March! Mindful March is a five week education unit for physical education teachers to bring mindfulness techniques and practices into their virtual class rooms.
Although the month of March is over, the resources provided below are applicable to every classroom and can help reduce stress and increase productivity in both educators and students.
UCLA Health Back to School is a guide for grown ups to navigae school reopenings in the time of COVID-19.
A UCLA Health department with resources including workout videos, recipes, and other help topics centered around exercise and wellbeing.
The Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is a partner of the Norman Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology within the Jane and Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior at UCLA.
The mission of the Mindful Awareness Research Center (MARC) is to disseminate mindful awareness across the lifespan through education and research.
The Alliance for a Healthier Generation, founded by the American Heart Association and the Clinton Foundation, works to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity and to empower kids to develop lifelong, healthy habits. The Alliance works with schools, companies, community organizations, healthcare professionals and families to transform the conditions and systems that lead to healthier children.
The California School-Based Health Alliance is the statewide nonprofit organization helping to put more health services in schools. They aim to improve the health and academic success of children and youth by advancing health services in schools.
Thriving Schools is Kaiser's all-in engagement to improve health for students, staff, and teachers. On this site, you’ll find the tools and ideas to help you create healthier school environments, build habits for healthy eating and active lifestyles, and support social and emotional well-being.
Center for Sports Medicine at the Orthopaedic Institute for Children Director of Outreach and Research, Jennifer J. Beck, MD, and Sports Program Manager, Summer Runestad, ATC, provided SBSM with helpful tips for improving circulation and flexibility, as well as a comprehensive injury prevention program. The Dynamic Injury Prevention (DIP) Program contains warm-up exercises, stretches and plyometrics to address proper techniques for stabilizing muscles around the knee joint. Foam rolling techniques apply to various muscle groups and aid in the reduction of joint stress and inflammation.
The Afterschool Alliance is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization in the United States whose mission is "to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality afterschool programs." It uses communications and advocacy strategies to increase public and private investments in afterschool programs.
The Child Mind Institute is an independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children, families, and communities affected by mental illness and learning disabilities.
In 2014, BSN Sports and its physical education division, US Games, made an investment in a curriculum project that would become the fastest-growing public service organization in the physical education and school health community. Today, OPEN serves more than 35,000 teachers worldwide and grows its membership base by more than 1,000 new teachers per month. A portion of every sale from US Games and BSN Sports helps to support the mission and work of OPEN.
The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) represents and supports the profession of school psychology by advancing effective practices to improve students' learning, behavior and mental health, and by maintaining essential standards for ethics and practice.
Springboard to Active Schools (Springboard), a national initiative that supports CDC grantees and school health leaders at all levels across the country to promote and improve active school environments.
SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators serves as the voice for 200,000+ health and physical education professionals across the United States. The organization’s extensive community includes a diverse membership of health and physical educators, as well as advocates, supporters, and 50+ state affiliate organizations.