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Video: Teen Girls Less Active, but Triple Play Program Bucks Trend
Date:9/16/2009

rom age 9 until 15, with girls decelerating most at age 13 and boys at age 15 (JAMA 2008, Nader).

"We're grateful for partners like Coca-Cola who can help us develop programs that work and serve as models at a time when a third of American schoolchildren are overweight or obese, putting them at risk of health problems as they get older," said Judith J. Pickens, senior vice president, Program & Youth Development Services, BGCA.

Triple Play is designed to provide young people ages 6-18 with a basic knowledge of nutrition, exercise and teamwork so they can learn to make positive food choices, enjoy sustained physical activity and develop a sense of self-reliance.

"So many kids, especially girls, end up spending more time shopping or at the food court in the mall than working out in the gym, so it's encouraging to find programs like Triple Play that turn that around," said Olympian Shawn Johnson, 17, Triple Play's Ambassador for Action.

Success Stories from California to Ohio

Before enrolling in Triple Play in June, Deyatric "D" Brown, 13, of Canton, Mississippi, struggled when walking across a room due to his heavy weight, said his mother. Encouragement and inclusion by other children in Triple Play have drawn him into a walking competition that involves laps around a track. "Now he is more active, he's competing with other kids. I'm pleasantly surprised he can do it so well. The more weight he loses, the better he can move," said DeLisa Brown, who said her son has lost a significant amount of weight since joining the program nearly four months ago.

Triple Play changed the life of Boys & Girls Club member Nayila Deveaux, 10, of Burbank, California, who used to spend after-school hours "sitting around" but now does athletic drills, motivated by a chart updated weekly so she can track her progress and "get better." Said Nayila, "It makes me pro
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