55.060 Encouraging Unstructured Playtime in School

55.060

55.060 Encouraging Unstructured Playtime in School: The Texas Medical Association encourages daily physical activity for children as a means to prevent childhood obesity and promote physical and mental health. TMA recognizes the importance of unstructured playtime in addition to the current physical education requirements to encourage physical, cognitive, and emotional development. TMA supports the development of a recess policy to encourage each school district to have unstructured playtime in addition to physical education at each elementary school campus. (Res. 311-A-18).

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August 14, 2018