Golden Leaf Foundation

Children can reap positive health benefits from increased physical activity

December 18, 2013

Studies conducted by the Appalachian State University Human Performance Laboratory at the NC Research Campus in Kannapolis, N.C., show that when children increase their level of physical activity, they experience positive health benefits quickly. Benefits include less body fat, increased muscular strength and reduced risk factors for major diseases like diabetes, cardiovascular disease and other […]

2013 BioMoto Pit Crew Challenge

March 02, 2013

                2012 Pit Crew Challenge Competitors Photo: NCBiotech Center/Chad Mitchell Photograph 2012 Pit Crew Challenge Competitors Photo: NCBiotech Center/Chad Mitchell Photograph – See more at: http://www.ncbiotech.org/event/2013-biomoto-pit-crew-challenge#sthash.ics4bjPf.dpuf Through a $300,000 grant from the Golden LEAF Foundation, middle school students from Cabarrus County, Kannapolis City, Richmond County, and Rowan-Salisbury Schools are taking […]