PHIT KIDS are children participating in PHIT America school-based physical activity and fitness programs - AMPED, PLAY TENNIS & PLAY GOLF. As they increase their physical activity, they are improving the physical and mental fitness. See more on this below.
Over 700,000 children have participated in PHIT America programs. These kids are PHIT KIDS.
PHYSICAL HEALTH - PHIT KIDS are more active, improve their strength, can minimize obesity, and protect them from COVID-19 and other diseases.
MENTAL HEALTH - Kids who are more active face less depression, anxiety and are stronger to handle the challenges in today's society.
ACADEMIC RESULTS - Yes, research is conclusive, kids who are physical activity do better in school and have better careers.
HAPPINESS - Kids who are physically active are happier, have less stress, are more successful and healthier.
CHECK OUT WHY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IS THE 'MIRACLE DRUG'. YOU WILL SEE 12 LIFE-LONG BENEFITS OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY.
US KIDS ARE RANKED LAST IN PHYSICAL HEALTH AMONG 38 DEVELOPED COUNTRIES - UNICEF
US KIDS ARE RANKED 47TH OUT OF 50 COUNTRIES IN FITNESS - BJSM
90% OF ALL US CHILDREN ARE NOT ACTIVE TO CDC PHYSICAL ACTIVITY STANDARDS
¾ OF ALL TENNIS ARE NOT FIT ENOUGH TO JOIN THE MILITARY
ALMOST 50% OF ALL SCHOOLS HAVE ELIMINATED PHYSICAL EDUCATION; RECESS, MUSIC AND ART HAVE BEEN REDUCED AS WELL
THE AVERAGE BUDGET FOR PE FOR AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IS $462 PER YEAR FOR AN ENTIRE SCHOOL
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