Physical Activity Tools & Resources

Standards, Guidelines & Certification

 

2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
United States Department of Health and Human Services

 

General

 

NEW!  Campaign to End Obesity: Advancing America’s Journey to Healthy Weight

Campaign to End Obesity

 

NEW!  Turn the Tide: Reversing Trends in Obesity and Chronic Disease

Turn the Tide Foundation

 

NEW!  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Presentation Builder (may be tailored to your use)

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

 Nutrition/Physical Activity/Obesity Briefing PowerPoint Slides (may be tailored to your use)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 Walkability Checklist
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

 

2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Toolkit
United States Department of Health and Human Services

A Comprehensive Handbook for Bicyclists: Rules, Laws and Safety Measures
Bikekidshop.com Bicycle Articles Knowledgebase

ACE Exercise Library
American Council on Exercise

 

ACE Health and Fitness Tips
American Council on Exercise

 

Keys to Exercise Video Series
Exercise is Medicine-American College of Sports Medicine/American Medical Association

 

Exercise is Medicine™ On the Fly- Physical Activity Opportunities For Travelers At Airports
Exercise is Medicine-American College of Sports Medicine/American Medical Association

 

Exercise is Medicine™ Action and Promotion Guide
Exercise is Medicine-American College of Sports Medicine/American Medical Association

 

Fitness Fundamentals-Guidelines for Personal Exercise Programs
The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

 

Calculate Your Body Mass Index
Intelihealth

 

Physical Activity Calorie Usage Chart
American Heart Association

 

Start! A Walking Program for a Healthier Lifestyle
American Heart Association

 

Physical Activity in Your Daily Life
American Heart Association

 

ACE-Exercise and Equipment Research Studies
American Council on Exercise

 

State-Based Physical Activity Program Directory
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

 

Youth

 

We Can!™ (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition)
National Institutes of Health

 

Model School Wellness Policies
National Alliance for Nutrition and Activity (NANA)

 

BAM! Body and Mind
This interactive CDC website is designed to give kids, 9-13 years old, the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices. Centers for Disease Control

 

Powerful Bones, Powerful Girls
The National Bone Health Campaign

 

TeensHealth.org
The Nemours Foundation

 

Downsizing the Student Body
Oregon School Boards Association

 

P.E. Central: Resource Website for Health and Physical Education Teachers

 

Adults

 

Be Active Your Way: A Guide for Adults
United States Department of Health and Human Services

 

Go Red BetterU-12-Week Online Nutrition and Fitness Program
American Heart Association

 

Older Americans

 

Step Up to Better Health Walking Program
AARP

 

Exercise & Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide
National Institute on Aging

 

First Step to Active Health

The Hygenic Corporation

 

Worksite

 

NEW!  LEAN Works: A Workplace Obesity Prevention Program

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

StairWell To Health… How The CDC Rejuvenated Stairwells To Increase Physical Activity 

The Wellness Councils of American (WELCOA)

 

Strategies To Increase Physical Activity In The Workplace
The Wellness Councils of America (WELCOA)

 

DeskExercise of the Day
Aetna InteliHealth

 

Stay Fit on the Road
American Council on Exercise

 

Community

 

NEW!  Promoting Active Communities Program

Michigan Department of Community Health

 

American Fitness Index Community Guide
American College of Sports Medicine

 

American Planning Association

 

American Public Transportation Association

 

Association of Pedestrian and Bicycle Professionals

 

Centers for Disease Control: Active Community Environments

 

Center for Livable Communities

 

Federal Highway Administration Bicycle & Pedestrian Program

 

National Center for Bicycling and Walking

 

Partnership for a Walkable America

 

Project for Public Spaces

 

Smart Growth Network

 

Walkable Communities, Inc.

 

Leadership for Healthy Communities
Active Living Leadership- Robert Woods Johnson Foundation

 

Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center Image Library
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center

 

Specific Health/Medical Conditions & Disabilities

 

NEW!  Effects of Physical Activity On Life Expectancy with Cardiovascular Disease

Archives of Internal Medicine

 

NEW!  Clinic Based Support to Help Overweight Patients with Type Two Diabetes Increase Physical Activity and Lose Weight

Archives of Internal Medicine

Your Prescription For Health Flier Series-Recommendations For Exercising Safely With A Variety Of Health Conditions
Exercise is Medicine-American College of Sports Medicine/American Medical Association

 

Check Your Physical Activity and Heart Disease I.Q.
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute

 

Arthritis Today’s Just-Right Walking Plan
The Arthritis Foundation

 

AIDS: Exercising with AIDS
American Council on Exercise

 

Arthritis: Exercise and Arthritis
American Council on Exercise

 

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability Research Fact Sheets
National Center on Physical Activity and Disability

 

Fibromyalgia: Exercising with Fibromyalgia
American Council on Exercise

 

Obesity: Active at Any Size
National Institute for Diabetes & Digestive & Kidney Diseases

 

Stroke: Recover from a Stroke
American Council on Exercise

 

National Center on Physical Activity and Disability (NCPAD)

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