176 PLAYON!: Promoting Lifelong Healthy Lifestyles Through Active Play

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Convention Center: 2A
Physical Activity:
Intended Audience: Early Childhood, Elementary
Speaker: Jennie N. Sumrell, PlayCore, Chattanooga, TN
Combining inherently enjoyable play with effective, health-related messaging can serve as a gateway to promoting lifelong healthy lifestyles. Intentional design strategies and effective play programming can help maximize the value of one of your most valuable assets- your playground! Discover how well-designed outdoor play and learning environments and standards-based playground activities can help children reach higher levels of physical activity, promote youth fitness, combat sedentary lifestyles, and fight childhood obesity.
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