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Promoting the physical health of boys and girls: Examples from five afterschool programs


Afterschool programs provide opportunities for physical activity for millions of children in the United States. This brief summarizes how five afterschool programs—representing diverse geographic regions, program settings, and served populations—leverage their roles and view their contributions to promoting young children’s physical health and how that differs by the gender of the participants. (author abstract)

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United States

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