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ERIC Number: ED471455
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Pages: 99
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Tobacco-Free Sports Playbook: Pitching Healthy Lifestyles to Youth, Teams, and Communities.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.
This book is designed to help coaches, school administrators, and state and local health departments reach out to young people with messages about the importance of choosing a healthy, active, and tobacco-free lifestyle. The playbook is filled with examples of successful tobacco-free policies, media campaigns, and education programs that will encourage you to think about the many creative and effective ways to incorporate sports into tobacco-free activities. A directory of materials is provided for kids, parents, and schools, for youth coaches and referees, and for health departments and organizations. Additional resources include a summary of state activities and facts about kids and tobacco. (GCP)
Tobacco-Free Sports Initiative, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Mail Stop K-50, Atlanta, GA 30341-3717. Tel.: 800-232-1311 (Toll free); Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Community; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (DHHS/PHS), Atlanta, GA.