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Health Resources

Texas School Health Advisory Committee Guide

The Texas School Health Advisory Committee (TSHAC) provides active leadership in the identification and dissemination of school health best practices and resources for school policy makers.

 

ESC-20 School Health Advisory Councils (SHAC)

The Education Service Center, Region 20 School Health Program provides districts with information to meet the State-mandated requirements related to school health services, physical education, health education, School Health Advisory Councils, and Coordinated School Health.

 

 

Nutrition Resources

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Texas Dietetic Association
San Antonio Dietetic Association
ChooseMyPlate.Gov
Texas Department of Agriculture: Square Meals
Team Nutrition: United States Department of Agriculture
Eat Smart. Play Hard: United States Department of Agriculture
USDA: Food and Nutrition Information Center
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
American Heart Association Nutrition Center
American Diabetes Association: Food & Fitness
The National Dairy Council: Health and Wellness
Nutrition.gov
Nutrition Education of Texas: Nutrition Based Lesson Plans
Portion Distortion

 

Healthy Cooking

Healthy Latino Cooking (PDF)
Healthy African American Cooking (PDF)
Heart Healthy Cooking (PDF)
Stay Young at Heart Recipes

 

Nutrition for Kids

Kids Health
Healthy & Wise Kids
Let's Move

 

Physical Education

Texas Education Agency: Physical Fitness Assessment Requirements
FitnessGram
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Physical Education
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills for Health Education

 

Physical Activity Resources

TAHPERD: Texas Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
AAHPERD: American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
American School Health Association
Fuel Up to Play 60
Center for Disease Control and Prevention: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity
The Cooper Institute: Youth Zone
Gatorade Sports Science Institute
American Diabetes Association: Food & Fitness
Let's Move
The President's Challenge
CATCH: Coordinated Approach to Child Health
Healthy & Wise Kids
The Great Body Shop
Bienestar
PE Central
Health & Physical Education Resources
National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
P.E. Links 4 U
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