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Preparing Our Children for a Lifetime of Fitness

  It is widely known that this generation of kids is the least active in our nation’s history. At the National Fitness Foundation, we find this unacceptable and are on a mission to reverse this trend so that all children can benefit from a lifetime of health and fitness. That is why we recently joined [...]

By | January 4th, 2018|Voces|0 Comments

México le gana a EU… en obesidad y sobrepeso

México tiene la tasa más alta de sobrepeso y obesidad en mayores de 15 años, advirtió la Organización para la Cooperación y el Desarrollo Económicos (OCDE) en su informe Panorama de la Salud 2017. El 72.5% de la población en la nación tiene esos problemas, de los cuales, 33.3% tiene obesidad y 39.2% sobrepeso. En [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Obesidad, Voces|0 Comments

México, líder en obesidad en AL.- OMS

Ginebra, Suiza (11 octubre 2017).- México es el país con la tasa de obesidad más alta en adultos de América Latina y ocupa el sexto lugar en los índices de obesidad de niños y adolescentes, señala un nuevo informe de la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). De acuerdo con el informe, la tasa de obesidad de [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|Obesidad, ProjectPlayMX|0 Comments

Latinos in Soccer: What’s the Model?

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, experts examine how to get more Latino youth involved in organized soccer in the U.S., where it’s typically a suburban, pay-for-play model. Moderating the session is Alicia McConnell, Director of Training Sites and Community Partners, U.S. Olympic Committee. Panelists are Lawrence Cann, Founder, Street Soccer USA; Ed Garza, President, [...]

By | October 11th, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

Cómo las grandes empresas engancharon a Brasil con la comida chatarra

Conforme el crecimiento de los países adinerados se desacelera, las empresas multinacionales se están expandiendo vigorosamente en países en vías de desarrollo gracias a su venta de comida chatarra y bebidas azucaradas. FORTALEZA, Brasil — El eco de los gritos de los niños en el aire húmedo de la mañana mientras una mujer empujaba un [...]

By | September 24th, 2017|Obesidad|0 Comments

What’s Your Play? Announcements

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, the Aspen Institute recognizes one group per Project Play strategy for taking a new, meaningful and specific action. The recognized organizations are: Parks and People, Joy of the People, Seacoast Public Health Network, LA84 Foundation, Street Soccer USA, USA Wrestling, National Fitness Foundation, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Winning [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

Andrea Nielsen Opening Remarks

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, Target Director of Corporate Social Responsibility Andrea Nielsen delivers opening remarks. She discusses the need to level the playing field for youth to play sports regardless of race, gender, ability or zip code.

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

Collaboration Nation: What’s Possible When Silos Connect for Kids?

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, industry leaders in youth sports tackle the complicated but vital questions of how to work collaboratively so more children are physically active in sports. Moderating the session is Tom Farrey, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program Executive Director. Panelists are Beth Baran, Co-Executive Director, Dick’s Sporting Goods Foundation; David [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

What’s Your Play? Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA Announcement

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA President/CEO Benita Fitzgerald Mosley announces new initiatives in youth sports. Laureus will be launching Sport for Good New York City and Sport for Good Chicago in January 2018. For more information, visit https://map.laureususa.com.  

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments

State of Play: 2017

At the 2017 Project Play Summit, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program Executive Director Tom Farrey delivers his annual State of Play address. Farrey reflects on key developments in youth sports from the past year and the need for data-driven metrics to create a new scoreboard for sports.  

By | September 21st, 2017|ProjectPlayUSA|0 Comments