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Kara Van de Grift
Prevention Partners
919-969-7022 Ext. 221


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM EDT

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60 Minutes or More a Day: Where Kids Live, Learn, & Play

Prevention Partners in partnership with the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance and the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) is proud to offer the second in a two-part webinar series profiling the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth. This report is a follow up to the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Join national expert Katrina Butner, PhD, RD, ACSM-CES, with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' ODPHP, on September 17th to discuss the Midcourse Report and strategies to increase physical activity in the areas where kids live, learn, and play. 

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On this special webinar, we will: 

  • Discuss the critical role schools play in increasing youth physical activity. 
  • Provide an overview of strategies for other settings to increase physical activity among youth including: preschools, health care, and communities.
  • Learn from national school leaders Georgi Roberts, Director of Health and Physical Education in Fort Worth Texas, and Martin McDonald, Principal at Jordan Matthews High School in Siler City, NC, about how they engaged their leadership and integrate physical activity throughout the school day.
  • Learn from Sarah M. Lee, PhD with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who will identify key tools and resources available to increase physical activity in schools.

                         You can register for this webinar by clicking on the link below.