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Adventist Education takes a wholistic approach which includes a focus on the integrative nature of spiritual, mental, physical, and social development.
Ellen G. White states, “The whole body is designed for action, and unless the physical powers are kept in health by active exercise, the mental powers cannot long be used to their highest capacity” (Education, p. 207).
The SPARK PE Program reports that the data are clear—healthy students are better learners. Over the years, scientific studies have shown a correlation between high standardized test scores and physical fitness scores, and that more time spent in physical education class did not result in a decrease in academic performance.
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