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Lift Barriers to Youth Sports and Physical Activity

By Samuel Browd, as originally posted by the Seattle Times Earlier this year, the American College of Sports Medicine ranked Seattle second in the 2019 American Fitness Index of healthiest cities. But, as we learned from this month’s State of Play: Seattle-King County report, our most important residents are being left behind. The Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program and colleagues at the University of Washington Center for Leadership in Athletics assessed the current state of play for youth physical activity in the region and leveled a harsh grade. Less than 20% of youth in King County get the Centers for Disease Control...