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Be Active Together

Be Active TogetherBeing active every day is important for children’s health, proper development, and obesity prevention. Parents have a key role to play in encouraging their children to be physically active.

Advocacy is an effective way to get your voice heard and to take action. Here’s what you can do to advocate for physical activity:

  • Encourage school administrators and school board members to support daily physical activity (DPA)
  • Discourage the use of physical activity as punishment


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Revised: Monday November 15 2010


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