Promoting physical activity for youth.

  title={Promoting physical activity for youth.},
  author={Robert P. Pangrazi},
  journal={Journal of science and medicine in sport},
  volume={3 3},
The challenge for helping others enjoy a healthy and active life is to move the focus of instruction from physical fitness toward physical activity. Participation in regular physical activity offers a number of benefits including reduction of the risk of premature mortality. coronary heart disease, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and colon cancer. The physical fitness of American children has not declined over the years even though teachers and parents often believe it to be true. A… CONTINUE READING

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