Columbus Kids Getting Physically Fit

COLUMBUS, Miss. (WCBI) – For the next few days, hundreds of students from Franklin Academy are at Pohl Gymnasium on the campus of Mississippi University For Women in Columbus.

MUW is partnering with the Medical Science and Wellness Magnet School for the fitnessgram Fitness Test.

The 350 elementary school children will undergo a nationally recognized battery test that measures cardio respiratory endurance, muscular strength endurance, flexibility and body composition.

Each Franklin Academy student will receive an individual report about his or her specific health-fitness status.


RH Brown

RH Brown

The former veteran radio announcer and veteran Vietnam Era Army Medic is also an author. His autobiographical book, Call Me Gullah: An American Heritage is available via in paperback and kindle.

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