Future of Health Summit 2017

Raising an Active Generation

Future of Health Summit 2017

Raising an Active Generation

In the United States, a mere 21.6 percent of children and adolescents (ages 6 to 19) get the recommended amount of physical activity each day. This is an alarmingly low rate, given that regular physical activity has been shown to help children grow into healthy adults. This panel explores the ways physical activity can become an intrinsic part of childhood.

Speakers

Moderator:

Sean Gregory, Senior Writer, Sports, TIME

Speakers:

Mark Abbott, President and Deputy Commissioner, Major League Soccer

Eric Boerwinkle, Dean and M. David Low Chair of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health

Bruce Y. Lee, Executive Director, Global Obesity Prevention Center, Johns Hopkins University

Kathleen Tullie, Senior Director of Social Responsibility, Reebok; Founder and Executive Director, BOKS

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