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Full Year 2014 - School


PCFSN and Let’s Move! Shine Spotlight on School-Based Physical Activity and Nutrition Programs

Fitness, Let's Move!, School | September, 30 2014

By: Caitlin Cahow, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition member and Two-time Olympian, U.S. Women’s Ice Hockey

According to the latest research, healthy students are better learners. Across America, schools play an important role in shaping students’ attitudes about healthy eating and physical activity.

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Active Kids Do Better: A Win-Win for All

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, School | September, 3 2014

By: Shellie Y. Pfohl, Executive Director

As the buzzer sounds on another sizzling summer, kids across America are getting back in the game and gearing up for another school year. Now, instead of days filled with swimming, biking, climbing trees and playing, most kids will spend six to seven hours each day within school walls. 

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Celebrating Let’s Move!: Ensuring Bright, Healthy Futures for America’s Youth

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, School, Youth | February, 25 2014

By: Shellie Y. Pfohl, Executive Director, President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Four years after First Lady Michelle Obama launched Let’s Move!, an initiative dedicated to ending the childhood obesity epidemic in America within a generation, we celebrate the tremendous progress that has been made to ensure that children grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

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