Strategies Highlighted to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth
Today, the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) and the President's Council on Fitness, Sports, & Nutrition (PCFSN) released the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth. The original Physical Activity Guidelines were issued in 2008, and the midcourse review was intended to provide an opportunity for a panel of experts to review and highlight a specific topic of importance- in this case, physical activity among youth- and provide recommendations for next steps in implementing these strategies and opportunities for further research.
The report was announced by the First Lady, Michelle Obama, at the Partnership for a Healthier America Summit in Washington, D.C. Many NCPPA Board member organizations attended the summit, and several NCPPA Federal Advisory Panel members,... Read More