On October 11-12, 2011, and in celebration of “National Child Health Month”, the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance (CAHPERD) will join First Lady Michelle Obama and National Geographic Kids, in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for, “The Most People Doing Jumping Jacks in a 24-Hour Period!”
Between 12 noon PST on Tuesday, October 11th and 12 noon PST on Wednesday, October 12th, approximately 10,000 people per state will be doing at least one minute of Jumping Jacks without stopping to qualify for the Guinness Record. www.cahperd.org/letsjump
First Lady Michelle Obama will be doing Jumping Jacks in Washington D.C., while CAHPERD (California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance) members will coordinate state-wide events in California.
CSU Stanislaus Kinesiology Department and Child Development Center students are leading the local effort to set a new record and promote fitness in schools.
On Wednesday, October 12, 2011, Kinesiology professor Erin Hall will be at Walnut Elementary School at 8:15am. The Kinesiology Club/CDC event is scheduled to take place in front of the university gym at 9:50am.