The Problem:

Kids have become sedentary

More kids being diagnosed with ADHD

Teen Suicide rates climbing

Why?

48% of schools have no PE!

What can be done to help the next generation?

Offer them Quality physical education!

Physical education has often been overlooked for years despite the tremendous values it offers to children. And, these physical and mental life lessons are able to be used forever.

GO! Grants

Increasing physical activity before, during and after school.

Physical education prepares children to be physically and mentally active, fit and healthy…for life.  Here are some of the many benefits children receive from a quality P.E. program:

  • Improved physical fitness

  • Skill and motor skills development

  • Provides regular, healthful physical activity

  • Teaches self discipline

  • Facilitates development of student responsibility for health and fitness

  • Influences moral development, leadership, and cooperation with others

  • Stress reduction – an outlet for releasing tension and anxiety

  • Strengthens peer relationships

  • Improves self-confidence and self-esteem

  • Respect:  P.E. helps you respect your body, classmates and teammates

  • Experience in setting goals

  • Improved academics — The big bonus benefit!

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PHIT America GO! GRANT SPONSORS

Physical Activity Program Partners