Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong and his foundation have launched a new web site,, that contains health tips, physical fitness advice, and cancer prevention information. As educators look for new ways to battle rising obesity rates among children, some say the interactive site could become a valuable addition in K-12 classrooms.

Fran Cleland, president of the National Association for Sport & Physical Education (NASPE) and a kinesiology professor at West Chester University in Pennsylvania, said web sites such as could become supplements for everyday health and science lessons—but teachers and parents should not expect children to seek


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