Health and Fitness

A Nation at Risk: Obesity in the United States Statistical Sourcebook
Overweight and obesity, especially among children, have emerged as serious threats to our nation's health. They have risen rapidly among women, men and children of all racial and ethnic groups. And the ...
Action for Healthy Kids: The Learning Connection:
Action for Healthy Kids (AFHK) is a nationwide initiative dedicated to improving the health and educational performance of children through better nutrition and physical activity in schools. An outgrowth of ...
Active Living, the Built Environment, and the Policy Agenda
The Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law has published a special issue, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, featuring articles on the impact of biking, trails, land-use policy, ...
American Fitness Alliance
The AFA's mission is to improve young people's fitness and health by promoting physical activity and other healthy behaviors. AFA's objective is to provide a national resource center for ...
Assessing the Diet, Exercise, Body Image, and Weight of Adolescents: A Guide for Out-of-School Time Program Practitioners
This brief discusses diet, exercise, body image, and weight and also provides information for practitioners on how to measure these factors among youth in their program.
California Physical Fitness Test: A Study of the Relationship Between Physical Fitness and Academic Achievement in California Using 2004 Test Results
Prepared by the California Department of Education, this report provides further validation of previous correlational research by documenting the relationship between fitness and academic achievement and the strength of this ...

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