Motivating Kids to Be Active

Motivating Kids to Be Active

Resources

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Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA)
http://www.ymca.net
YMCAs also offer camps, computer classes, and community service opportunities in addition to fitness classes.

Kids Sports Network
http://www.ksnusa.org
This organization promotes quality nonschool sports and fitness for children between the ages of 3 and 19 through coaches, education, special events and activities, public awareness, and regular networking with youth sports organizations and agencies.

American Academy of Family Physicians
http://familydoctor.org
This site, operated by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), provides information on family physicians and health care, a directory of family physicians, and resources on health conditions.

American Council on Exercise (ACE)
http://www.acefitness.org
ACE promotes active, healthy lifestyles by setting certification and education standards for fitness instructors and through ongoing public education about the importance of exercise.

BAM! Body and Mind
http://www.cdc.gov/bam/
This CDC website is designed for 9- to 13-year-olds and addresses health, nutrition, fitness, and stress. It also offers games for kids.

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