Inaugural recipient of the SPARKscholar Graduate Assistantship will receive research position and tuition reimbursement from SPARK
San Diego, CA, October 23, 2013 — Research shows that one in three children are obese, however, many schools do not provide the high-quality physical education needed to keep students active and healthy. To continue research focused on childhood obesity prevention and physical activity, the State University of New York (SUNY) at Cortland implemented the SPARKscholar Graduate Assistantship program. The first-ever SPARKscholar, graduate student Will Glennon, will work in the SUNY Cortland Activity and Movement Pedagogy (AMP) Lab to evaluate best practices in the areas of physical education, physical activity, and movement-based learning. This scope of work will help improve both current and developing programming offered by, SPARK™, provider of the world’s most-researched physical education program.
Read more: SPARKscholar Advances Research at the State University of New York at Cortland