Video: Active Children and Adolescents

The Physical Activity Guidelines in Action

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Source: National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion,
Division of Adolescent and School Health (DASH)
Running Time: (7:46)
Release Date: 5/24/2010

Description: This video provides “real life” examples of the HHS 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. It provides a brief overview of the scientific guidelines; shows youth of various ages engaging in a range of moderate- and vigorous-intensity aerobic activities, muscle-strengthening activities and bone-strengthening activities; and emphasizes the importance of school, community and family involvement in youth physical activity.

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