Get Active! Program:
1 required season of a sport from K-12
Positives of this program
- long lasting friendship
- learning how to work with a team
- starting a healthy life style at such a young age
Supporters of Sports and the Importance of Regular Exercise: They KNOW
Boston Bruins, Adam McQuaid, plays floor hockey with children.
World Champion Brandi Chastain teaches children how to play soccer.
First lady Michelle Obama promotes the Let's Move! campaign and the NFL's Play 60 anti-obesity initiative
Watch What You Hand Your Child
"For children 2 and under, their official recommendation is no passive screen time. That's a time when these young kids need to be developing language skills and learning to recognize a facial expression, not scanning the Internet on an iPad".
- Gary Small, author and professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences and Parlow-Solomon Professor on Aging at UCLA.