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New Zamzee for Groups Program Curriculum Helps Instructors Increase Youth Physical Activity
Date:11/21/2013

Redwood City, CA (PRWEB) November 21, 2013

Zamzee Co.®, a social enterprise dedicated to using technology to increase kids’ physical activity, today announced the launch of the Zamzee for GroupsTM Program Curriculum. The new Program Curriculum is a practical instructor’s guide that makes it easy for health programs to implement new technology that makes physical activity more fun. When paired with the Zamzee physical activity tracker and motivational website, the Program Curriculum is a powerful intervention to increase physical activity and improve kids’ health.

The Program Curriculum is a complete syllabus for increasing physical activity presented in a lesson-plan-style format that is teachable by any instructor using Zamzee for Groups. It includes comprehensive lesson plans, classroom handouts, physical activity games and keepsake awards that make weight management programs educational and fun.

“We developed this curriculum to make it easy for group leaders to quickly start teaching Zamzee and maximize its impact in program settings,” said Kimberly Young, a practicing health educator and lead collaborator on the Program Curriculum. “I saw more than a 50 percent increase in program completion rates when I used Zamzee with my own students. This curriculum makes it easier for other health educators to achieve the same, or even better, results.”

Because of the rise in childhood obesity rates, healthcare and community organizations across the country have created weight management programs to help famil
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