It's noteworth that in a day with far fewer lawyers, a less litigous society in general, fewer forms of junk food, and more physically active students, that one very rarely sees an obese student or faculty member. Computers, TV, and non-stop consumption of high calore foods and beverages have clearly changed all that. Most schools today cannot afford the insurance necessary to keep a playground open, or to operate many sports programs. Society in general no longer accepts the basic risks of living.