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​The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends school children be provided recess each day. Growing evidence links recess to improved physical health, social skills and cognitive development.

Pediatrician Robert Murray, MD, FAAP, comes on the Healthy Children Radio show to talk about the social, emotional, physical and intellectual benefits of recess.

 

Last Updated
5/11/2013
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American Academy of Pediatrics (Copyright © 2013)
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