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Athletics, Cooking, Personal Fitness, Public Health, and Sports merit badge pamphlets
American College of Sports Medicine, ed. ACSM’s Complete Guide to Fitness & Health. Human Kinetics, 2011.
Chryssicas, Mary Kaye. Breathe: Yoga for Teens. DK Children, 2007.
Dunham, Kelli. The Boy’s Body Book: Everything You Need to Know for Growing Up YOU. Applesauce Press, 2013.
Faigenbaum, Avery, and Wayne Westcott. Youth Strength Training: Programs for Health, Fitness, and Sport. Human Kinetics, 2009.
KidsPeace. I’ve Got This Friend Who: Advice for Teens and Their Friends on Alcohol, Drugs, Eating Disorders, Risky Behavior, and More. Hazelden, 2007.
Related Program Features
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Photo and Illustration Credits
(water bottle and Scout, BSA file; MyPlate logo, U.S. Department of Agriculture, courtesy; exercise bike, Shutterstock.com/©Serghei Starus, courtesy), (Shutterstock.com/©Phil Date, courtesy), MyPlate logo, U.S. Department of Agriculture, courtesy),(Scout recording and Scout doing sit-and-reach test, BSA file; sit-and-reachbox illustration, BSA/John McDearmon; caliper, Shutterstock.com/©John Panella, courtesy), and (Shutterstock.com, courtesy: ball, ©Mega Pixel; flying disc, ©Ramsey Sanford Houck; lacrosse player, ©James A Boardman)
We are grateful to Ashely Clinton, Vancouver, Washington, Certified Personal Trainer, who helped develop the Fitness and Nutrition program feature.