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Document Number: 11256

The 2014 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children & Youth - An assessment of activity levels in American children and youth concludes they aren't exercising nearly enough. Delivered in the form of a report card, it indicates the level of overall physical activity is a D-, and the percentage of children who walk or bike to school (13 percent) gets an F. The highest grade, B-, was for the proportion of children and youth living in neighborhoods with at least one park or playground (85 percent). (National Physical Activity Plan: Make the Move, May 2014)...


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