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Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans:
Guidelines for daily physical activity from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Let’s Move! is First Lady Michelle Obama’s initiative to improve the health of America’s children.
Resources for Teachers:
NAPSE’s Teacher Toolbox:
NASPE provides teachers with fitness calendars, puzzles and games.
Applications for grants and funding:
PE4Life: Seeking Donor Support for Your School Wellness Program March 2007 Seeking support from funders or volunteers is key to implementing and sustaining much needed physical activity programs in schools. Fundraising is an art as much as it is a science, but it doesn’t have to be a daunting task. This handbook refines the process, providing eight easy-to-follow steps.
See Additional Information at the PE4Life Website.
Incorporating physical activity into the school day:
NASPE gives tips about giving students more opportunities to be active throughout the school day.
Resources for Parents:
Meeting Physical Activity Guidelines at home:
For tips on how to help your child stay active around the house, visit this resource from the CDC.
Good Health Starts at Home:
Tips to help parents raise active, fit children
Youth Physical Activity: The Role of Families
Information from the CDC on how families influence their children’s health and fitness.
Fitnessgram is a fitness assessment and reporting program for youth. For more information about the program, visit their FAQ page.
Ask the National Association for Sports and Physical Education a question:
If you have further questions for NASPE, they may be answered here.