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Physical Activity and Physical Education

School Resource Brief


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Physical Activity and Physical Education: School Resource Brief. (June 2011). (Updated: December 2016, March 2020).

Author: Susan Brune Lorenzo, M.L.S., NCEMCH; Breanne C. Wilhite, B.S.
Reviewer: Olivia K. Pickett, M.A., M.L.S., NCEMCH.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number U02MC31613, MCH Advanced Education Policy, $3.5 M. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.