Media Health Matters
Workout your body to boost your brain!
shows that physical activity is not only good for your body, it’s good for your brain, too! Exercise can promote learning and memory, decrease sadness, and help your brain stay healthy.
This summer, make it a family goal to keep your bodies and brains active! To help get started, check out these ideas:
Make it routine
Go on a walk as a family after dinner
Go on active outings.
Visit the beach and throw around a football, take a swim at the local pool, or climb the monkey bars at a playground!
Join or create a sports team.
Get exercise, make friends, and develop your brain all at the same time!
Make exploring a game
. Design a scavenger hunt, download an app such as
Be active indoors
. Even it is raining outside, you can still get your blood flowing by playing an exergame such as Wii tennis or Dance Dance Revolution!
Ask the Mediatrician
Do today’s media play a role in
teen anxiety and depression?
CMCH Summer Guide
Beat the heat with cool, healthy and fun
for the whole family!
online and on
for the latest research-based tips and ideas on healthy fun ways to play! Brought to you by CMCH and proudly sponsored by Hasbro.
Guidance from Dr. Michael Rich and others about
screen time and children