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SmartPlay [ Profile ] - Fun learning adventure on how kids can play smart, avoid injuries, and getting the body in shape after an injury.

Jumping for Joy [ Profile ] - Meet the boys and girls of Santa Clara, CA on the competition and exhibition jump rope team. Features team photos, tournament results, and basic skills for jumping rope.

Why Exercise Is Cool [ Profile ] - Tells why exercise is important and explores the many benefits of physical activity.

What if I Don't Like Sports? [ Profile ] - Article explains why some kids don't like sports and other ways to get exercise.

It's Time to Play [ Profile ] - Tells how to get great exercise no matter what the weather is like or who's around.

Taking the Pressure Off Sports Competition [ Profile ] - Explains why some kids feel pressure while competing and tell what do it if it happens to you.

What's the Right Weight for Me? [ Profile ] - Explains why some kids weigh more, what a healthy weight means, when to see a doctor, and tips for eating and exercise.

Sprint Training for Developing Athletes [ Profile ] - Training information for young and beginning sprinters. Aimed at athletes as young as 8. From Sydney Athletics.

5 Fun Ways to Health and Fitness [ Profile ] - Information about nutrition and physical activity for kids and teachers.

Active Kidz [ Profile ] - Offers simple exercises and healthy recipes.

UKA Zone [ Profile ] - Features athletics-related games, downloads, competitions and news items for 8-15 year olds.

Canada's Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Living [ Profile ] - Guides to help make wise choices about daily living.

Jumping Rope [ Profile ] - Instructions on the equipment needed, variations, muscle groups exercised, and basic workout tips for jump rope beginners.

Jump Into A Healthy Life [ Profile ] - The Thinkquest crew teaches kids about jumping rope with jump rope skills, quiz, and information on how exercise keeps the heart healthy and bodies fit.

Kid-Fit [ Profile ] - Kids learn about sports, fitness, and healthy bodies from a team of elementary school students.

Eating Healthy and Exercising [ Profile ] - Short article about eating disorders, weight as a health indicator, and the importance of exercise.

In the Mix [ Profile ] - Online companion to the PBS broadcast, with resources and information for teens and educators on sports participation.

Tone Teen: Take Charge of Your Health [ Profile ] - Article tells how genes affect weight, how to get active, ways to watch what you eat, and staying healthy.

Viterbo University: Diet and Exercise Webquest [ Profile ] - Interactive webquest designed to help seventh and eighth grade students learn about diet and exercise.

4 Teen Weight Loss [ Profile ] - Offers healthy diet tips for overweight teenagers trying to lose weight including camp research, articles and quizzes.

Get Fit [ Profile ] - Handbook from the President's Council on Physical Fitness helps kids and teens, ages 6 to 17, learn about warming up, aerobic exercise, muscular strength and endurance, and cooling down. Includes information about awards and programs.

Fitness For Kids [ Profile ] - Learn about the President's Fitness Challenge and how to participate. Includes award information, activity logs, and applications. (Requires registration to access logs and forms.)

BBC - Health: Health calculators [ Profile ] - Calculate Body Mass Index (BMI), life expectancy, and calories burned in favorite activities.
 
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Taking the Pressure Off Sports Competition - Explains why some kids feel pressure while competing and tell what do it if it happens to you.