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Latino kids have fewer opportunities to engage in physical activity than other kids. Check out this video from Salud America!

But culturally relevant school- and community-based programs, better access to active play sites, and education for parents can help young Latinos become more physically active, according to a new package of research materials from Salud America! The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children.

Download the new Salud America! “Active Play & Latino Kids” research materials at

  • A research review with the latest science;
  • An issue brief;
  • An infographic (attached); and
  • An animated video

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