Tag Archives: Youth

A Different Lens: Active Video Games

by Brian E. As a kid, I spent a lot of my time involved in almost every sport I could sign up for. All year round I was involved in practices, traveling to tournaments, and being introduced to new coaches … Continue reading

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Awareness of Obesity in Today’s Youth

By Greg S. “The effects of out-of-school time on changes in youth risk of obesity across the adolescent years,” a recent study by Zarrett and Bell (2014), examines the effects of out of school time activities on youth weight through … Continue reading

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How extra-curricular and outdoor adventure activities promotes positive youth development

by Dave M Have you ever wondered why youth today struggle with interacting with individuals their own age? Have you witnessed youth who struggle with basic play without specific instructions? Did you ever notice that when youth are in groups … Continue reading

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