Obesity and inactivity in America is a big issue which will require a joint effort from influencer and organizations to solve.

 

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Youth Sports & Health In America


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Inactivity is an epidemic. 

From income to obesity, there are many reasons children in America are not participating in sports or physically active. Starting with the defunding of school sports in 2002, participation rates have been steadily dropping while the number of overweight/obese children has been growing. The time to make change is now.

 

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Solving the Income Disparity in Youth Sports: A Call for Partnerships & Policymaker Education

Youth sports in America is not what it once was. The consequence of the defunding of school sports in the early 2000’s followed by the 2008 recession and subsequent reductions in parks and recreation budgets .  changed the landscape of youth sports. More affluent families have created a development and spending boom in youth sports, but far too many lower income kids are left out of the game. 

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Live Stream the Project Play 2020 Summit with Kobe Bryant & Tony Hawk

 

How do we use sports to get kids active and build healthy communities? 400+ leaders at the intersection of youth, sport and health will discuss this issue at the 2018 #ProjectPlay Summit on October 16:

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SFM Play For Life Program Provides Opportunities, Accessibility to Sports Facilities

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Why Hasn't America Been Able To Beat The Obesity Epidemic?

Dr. Bruce Lee, Executive Director of the Global Obesity Prevention Center at John's Hopkins discusses his work and findings with VPOP.

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