August 2, 2013 Sport Studies News

by C. H. Wilson, Jr. on August 2, 2013

Jim Pivarnik:  Keeping America in shape Michigan State University Today. “When asked to write about my role as a member of a National Science Advisory Board to the President, I had to stop and think for a minute. I know that we do quite a bit, but rarely does anyone ever hear about us.

Stepping back a moment, we must begin with a paper published in 1953 that indicated the physical fitness of America’s youth was significantly lower than that seen in many European countries. As a result, then-President Dwight Eisenhower established the President’s Council on Youth Fitness in 1956…”



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