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EnergyNow! Announces New Grant Funding to Combat Childhood Obesity
Date:3/26/2008

Alliance Will Provide Schools with Critical Resources & Assessment Tools To

Help Students Lead Active and Healthier Lifestyles

NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- EnergyNow!, an alliance comprised of leading authorities in the physical education and fitness technology fields, today announced the availability of a second round of physical education grants to help schools in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington D.C. combat childhood obesity through a results-based program. The success of the program's first year in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, where 10 schools received EnergyNow! grants, was instrumental in expanding the grant program to schools in the six new states.

An estimated 17 percent of children and adolescents from ages 2-19 years are overweight according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which has declared childhood obesity a national epidemic. The National Center for Health Statistics reports that almost one in four children do not participate in any free-time physical activity.

In an effort to energize and motivate children to participate regularly in physical activity, EnergyNow! helps to build physical education programs that are sustainable and effective. This results-based grant program enables physical educators to collect valid and reliable data to monitor student progress and their program's effectiveness throughout the year. The program's resources will also serve as the foundation for students to lead active and healthier lifestyles by providing physical activity lessons that can be applied to their everyday lives.

"We know that in order to make significant progress in reversing childhood obesity, we must continue to educate children about the importance of physical activity and healthy living," said Charlene Burgeson, alliance chair, EnergyNow!. "By incorporating technology like heart rate monitors, the program focuses on results
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