2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth

Article ID: 616714

Released: 23-Apr-2014 9:00 AM EDT

Source Newsroom: American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)

Newswise — Russ Pate, Ph.D., Chairman of the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance led by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and Peter Katzmarzyk, Ph. D., Chair of the 2014 Report Card Research Advisory Committee, will unveil and explain 10 elements of the first-ever U.S. report card evaluating physical activity among children and youth. Representatives from Designed to Move; SHAPE America; and the Congressional Fitness Caucus will participate.

View the report, under strict embargo until Wednesday, April 29 at 2:30 PM EDT


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