Shopping Basket 0
Human Kinetics Publishers, Inc.


News and Excerpts

NFL Charities awards $1.8 million to The Cooper Institute’s FITNESSGRAM

New Partnership Adds FITNESSGRAM Assessment Tool To NFL PLAY 60 In-School Outreach

NFL Charities, the charitable foundation of the National Football League, has awarded a three-year, $1.8 million grant to The Cooper Institute to support youth health and prevent childhood obesity as part of NFL PLAY 60.


The grant will go to The Cooper Institute’s FITNESSGRAM® program, a physical fitness assessment tool measuring student health. NFL PLAY 60 FITNESSGRAM will be made available free of charge to 1,120 schools throughout each of the 32 NFL markets.


Read the full article.


Schools interested in learning more about how they might be able to participate should visit


For more about FITNESSGRAM and The Cooper Institute, visit

Subscribe to feed Subscribe to feed
Share Facebook Reddit LinkedIn Twitter


Print Save to favorites

Related Topics

Articles and Links

California students improve fitness scores using FITNESSGRAM
More California students scored better in annual physical fitness tests in 2009 than in recent years.
FITNESSGRAM links fitness and academics
Texas assessments also show downward fitness trend with age
NYC: Report finds physical fitness is associated with higher academic achievement
Third major study recently to make the fitness-academic link. California and Texas previously showed the association.
Third major FITNESSGRAM study links fitness to academic achievement
News from NYC Health Department and Department of Education
We are not responsible for the content of external internet sites.

Get the latest news, special offers, and updates on authors and products. SIGN UP NOW!

Human Kinetics Rewards

About Our Products

Book Excerpts


News and Articles

About Us

Career Opportunities



Business to Business

Author Center

HK Today Newsletter


Exam/Desk Copies

Language rights translation

Association Management

Associate Program

Rights and Permissions

Featured Programs

Human Kinetics Coach Education


Fitness for Life

Active Living Every Day

Connect with Us

Google Plus YouTube Tumblr Pinterest

Terms & Conditions


Privacy Policy


Safe Harbor