D minus grade for American youth physical fitness

Our partners, PHIT America have let us know that, according to the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA) the proportion of U.S. children who are active for 60 or more minutes of moderate-to-vigorous activity on at least five days per week is dismally low:  42% of 6-11 year-olds and just 8% of 12-15 year-olds in the U.S. meet the minimum criteria for activity.  Come on, parents! Shut off those video games, give your kids a ball and tell them to get outside!

The proportion of U.S. children who are active for 60 or more minutes of moderate-to-vigorous activity on at least five days per week is dismally low:  42% of 6-11 year olds and just 8% of 12-15 year olds in the U.S. meet the minimum criteria for activity.  America youth earned a D- on ‘overall physical activity – See more at: http://www.phitamerica.org/News_Archive/2014_Youth_Physical_Activity_Grade__D-.htm#sthash.UUt2B7q7.dpuf
The proportion of U.S. children who are active for 60 or more minutes of moderate-to-vigorous activity on at least five days per week is dismally low:  42% of 6-11 year olds and just 8% of 12-15 year olds in the U.S. meet the minimum criteria for activity.  America youth earned a D- on ‘overall physical activity – See more at: http://www.phitamerica.org/News_Archive/2014_Youth_Physical_Activity_Grade__D-.htm#sthash.UUt2B7q7.dpuf
National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA)
National Physical Activity Plan Alliance (NPAPA)
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