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How Exercise can Transform our Schools: John J. Ratey

Dr. John J. Ratey, MD, explains why exercise is so important for the brain, especially when it comes to students in classrooms of schools.
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10:43 English


Channel:TEDx talks Platform:YouTube
Published on:18 November 2012 Producer:John J. Ratey
Number of views: 170'019 on 19 May 2017
Rubric(s): Health, Principles/General, Lifestyle, Activity, Politics, Personality
Topterms:Principle, General topics, Education & Teaching Tags:Healthy, Health

Citing scientific studies and real world examples, this internationally recognized expert in the brain-exercise connection demonstrates how we can raise test scores in our schools, have lower behavioral problems, and help the overall well-being of today's students with fitness based physical education.

John J. Ratey, MD, Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School has published over 60 peer reviewed articles, and 7 Books, including "A Users Guide to the Brain," and ADD-ADHD "Driven to Distraction" series with Ned Hallowell, MD. With his latest book, "Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain", Dr. Ratey has embarked on a world-wide mission to re-engineer schools, corporations, and individual lifestyle practices by incorporating exercise to achieve peak performance and optimum mental health.


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