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February '18

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One of the biggest culprits for the low level of activity in children is the lack of P.E. and its funding in schools. 10 | THE TEAM SALES REPORT 2018 educated about the power of physical activ- ity while in school, they are far more likely to remain active throughout their lives. "For children, the foundation of an ac- tivity-led lifestyle starts with daily physical education in our schools," states Dr. Tim Church, Adjunct Professor of Pennington Biomedical, Louisiana State University, Ba- ton Rouge, Louisiana. "Being physically active is a way of life," agrees Dr. Carrie Jaworski, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, North Shore University Health System, Glenview, Illinois. "We as physicians need to instill this belief in our youngest of pa- tients and nurture it throughout their lives. There is no better option to good health." The significance of physical inactivity has been supported by Dr. Steven Blair, a professor at the Arnold School of Public Health at the University of South Carolina, who has proclaimed that "physical inactiv- ity is the biggest public health problem in the 21st Century." Do you think it's time for you to start be- ing physically active, working out, and play- ing sports? Do your part by reaching out within your community and encouraging those around you to get moving. Mike May is communica- tions consultant with the Sports & Fitness Industry As- sociation. He can be reached on email at mmay@sfia.org. THE INACTIVITY EPIDEMIC TS "Being active is a way of life," states Dr. Carrie Jaworski, Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Director, North Shore University Health Systems.

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