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Air Force Family Member Programs FitFactor Youth Fitness and Health Initiative. As a society, we can no longer afford to make poor health choices such as being physically inactive and eating an unhealthy diet; these choices have led to a tremendous obesity epidemic.

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Air Force Family Member Programs

FitFactor

Youth Fitness and Health Initiative


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As a society, we can no longer afford to make poor health choices such as being physically inactive and eating an unhealthy diet; these choices have led to a tremendous obesity epidemic.

(Vice Admiral Richard H. Carmona, U.S. Surgeon General)


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Children and teens need 60 minutes of activity a day to promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

(President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports)


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What is FitFactor? promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

  • One element of the Air Force Youth Fitness and Health Initiative

    • Promote and sustain youth fitness programming

      • 84 Air Force bases world-wide

      • Serve 70,000 youth – ages 5-18 years

  • Program Goals – ages 9-18 years

    • Increase physical fitness activity

    • Increase awareness of proper nutrition

    • Increase Youth Center membership


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  • Web and Incentive-Based Program promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

    www.afgetfit.com

    • 150 activities

      • Individual

      • League sports

      • Instructional classes

      • School activities

      • Weekly, monthly, annual programs

    • Youth log in points based on daily activity

    • Can achieve 5 different levels

      • Receive small incentive at each level for their achievements


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It’s easy for youth and teens to participate! promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

1st: Get Enrolled

2nd: Get Active

3rd: Record Activities Online

4th: Earn Points

5th: Complete Five Levels

6th: EARN INCENTIVES!


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FITFACTOR FIVE LEVELS OF ACCOMPLISHMENT: promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

  • ENERGY

  • STRENGTH

  • AGILITY

  • ADVENTURE

  • ENDURANCE

    EARN FUN INCENTIVES:

  • Bracelets & Pins

  • Shirts & Hats

  • Pedometers

  • Jump Ropes and more…..


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How was FitFactor introduced to AF staff? promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

  • September 05 training at Kirtland Air Force Base

    • 250 youth program staff

    • Three-day training included:

      • FitFactor implementation

      • Educational sessions

        • Physical activity, health and nutrition

        • Fitness, programming

      • Fun, outdoor fitness event with competitions

      • Vendor exhibits

      • Keynote address - Dr. Dot Richardson,

        Olympic gold medalist


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FitFactor Connections promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

  • Youth Sports Programs

  • Outdoor Recreation

  • Bowling centers and Golf courses

  • Schools, 4-H, B&GCA, Camps

  • IDS (Integrated Delivery System)

  • HAWC

  • Local community activities


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4-H & FitFactor Connections promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

One of three 4-H clubs required on each AF base is in the area of Health, Fitness and Nutrition – a natural fit with FitFactor

Other 4-H opportunities:

  • Cooking Clubs & Nutrition classes

  • Bicycling, Hiking, Skateboarding Clubs, etc

  • Curriculum and resources

  • Staff training and research

  • Points earned for participating in 4-H camps, activities, etc


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B&GCA & FitFactor Connections promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

Boys & Girls Clubs of America offer several resources and opportunities for youth to be active and earn FitFactor points

B&GCA opportunities:

  • Triple Play

  • Fitness Authority

  • Teen Sports Clubs

  • Daily Challenges

  • Camps and Institutes


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Air Force Wide FitFactor Numbers promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

  • Program started 1 October 05

  • 5,200 youth enrolled a/o 30 Nov 05

    • 1,100 youth achieved the Energy level (1st)

    • 350 youth achieved the Strength level (2nd)

  • Every AFB has youth participation!

Get Up, Get Out and Get Fit!


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(Your base FitFactor results) promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.

  • Total Youth Registered:

  • Base Total:

  • Command Total:

  • Male:

  • Female:

    Include base-specific information

    on this slide.


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Get Up, Get Out, Get Fit! promote good health. Even thirty to sixty minutes of activity broken into smaller segments of 10 or 15 minutes throughout the day has significant health benefits.


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