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Full Year 2012 - Physical Activity


Get Moving for National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Obesity, PALA, Physical Activity | May, 1 2012

By: Drew Brees, Co-Chair, PCFSN and Dominique Dawes, Co-Chair, PCFSN

National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is the perfect time for children and families to get outside and play together! You don't have to do back flips in the Olympics or throw a football 40 yards down the field to be active and break a sweat. Whether you ride your bike to work or school or chase after your dog in the park, physical activity can be fun and it helps you feel good too.

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Culture of Activity: Century Club, Running Club, Jammin' Minute

Physical Activity, Physical Education, Youth | March, 25 2012

By: Active Schools Acceleration Project

Meadowview Elementary in Farmington Area Public Schools is one of four schools nationwide featured on a national website highlighting programs to reverse the trend of childhood obesity. The Active Schools Acceleration Project seeks to increase quality in-school physical activity by identifying the very best strategies to motivate and support youth movement.

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Adventist InStep for Life program a highlight of the Annual Health Summit in Orlando, FL

Childhood Obesity, Let's Move!, Nutrition, Physical Activity | March, 13 2012

By: Heidi Christensen, Associate Director at the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships

This year's program marked the extraordinary achievements of Adventist hospitals, health ministers and congregations who are leading the way in increasing opportunities for physical activity and access to healthy, affordable food in their communities.

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Let’s Move!: Two Years of Healthy Changes For Our Nation’s Kids

Let's Move!, MyPlate, Nutrition, PALA, Physical Activity, Policy | February, 8 2012

By: Let's Move

Since launching Let's Move! on February 9, 2010, significant progress has been made to solve the problem of childhood obesity. Parents, businesses, educators, elected officials, members of the military, chefs, physicians, athletes, childcare providers, community and faith leaders and kids themselves have made substantial commitments to improve the health of our nation's children.

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