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Navigating the Website
Home Page: This is where you will find a brief overview of the three major takeaways I had from my research for this website.
More: This will provide further information to the major takeaways presented on the home page.
About: This will provide the mission and purpose of the Kids Need Balance Website.
Navigating the Website: Site Map.
Terminology: Defined terminology surrounding the topic of youth physical activity.
Literature: Links to literature that was used in the creation of this website.
About Me: Get to know more about me, the creator of the Kids Need Balance Website.
Mr. Dover Teacher Page: My Teaching page for my students and their parents.
My Program: Gives details about my Athletic Administration Master's Degree Program.
Activity Spectrum: This gives a scale to see where your child falls on the Physical Activity Spectrum.
Too Little: Child receiving under 60 minutes a day of physical activity.
Active Non-Athlete: Non-Sport participant that receives 6o minutes of physical activity and is happy and healthy.
The Sweet Spot: Child is active, finds enjoyment in sport, and reaps the benefits of a physically active lifestyle.
Elite and Healthy: Child can maintain a year-round sports schedule while also avoiding burnout and overuse injuries.
Too Much: Child is losing enjoyment and becomes burned out from sports.
Parental Advice: My researched based opinion I would offer to parents to help aid the development of their child through physical activity and organized sport.
Evaluate: How to determine the amount of physical activity your child is receiving.
SHAPE America Washington Fact Sheet: Information on physical education in Washington State.
Ways to Add Physical Activity: Different methods to add physical activity into your child's life.
Navigating Organized Sport: What to know when signing up your child for organized sports.
Parenting a Youth Athlete: Pointers on how to parent a youth athlete.
Changing the Game in Youth Sports: Ted Talk Video: John O'Sullivan at TEDxBend
Professional Opinions: Statements from professionals in the field of physical activity, organized sport, and physical education.
Resources: Quick access to resources that may be able to further aid families in developing their youth through physical activity and organized sport.
Local Sports: Youth sports resources from Thurston County, Washington.
Local Non-Sports: Non-sports physical activity resources from Thurston County, Washington.
Washington State: Resources across Washington State.
National: National organizations that specialize in this field.
Things to Know: 10 research-based points for families to know.
Kids in The Sweet Spot: This section is available for families to share photos or videos of their children in the "Physical Activity Sweet Spot."
Recent News: Recent articles involving youth physical activity and youth sports.
Donations: Foundations you can contribute to help our youth become more active.
Comments: Please leave a comment on my website.
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