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Motivating Kids to Be Active

Motivating Kids to Be Active

Resources

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OrganizationThe Y
http://www.ymca.net
The Y also offers camps, computer classes, and community service opportunities in addition to fitness classes.

Web SiteLet's Move!
http://www.letsmove.gov
Let's Move! is dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity within a generation.

Web SiteBAM! 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.

OrganizationAmerican 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.

OrganizationKids 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.



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