Nutrition and Physical Activity
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Educational and Participatory Programs
Physical Activity Part of Your Life – Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC)
Basic information about physical activity and includes the following:
of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
Basic exercise information including fitness brochures, including
information on selecting equipment, personal trainers, etc.
Clinical Guidelines for Overweight and Obesity:
Provides clinical guidelines for the identification, evaluation, and
treatment of adult overweight and obesity
and Adolescents: Provides clinical guidelines for identifying
childhood overweight by Body Mass Index-for-Age
Creating Active Communities and Environments
Basic facts on creating environments that encourage physical activity,
including policy development resources. Also includes a calculator for
communities and businesses to calculate what costs are associated with
physical inactivity in their community or business.
Wood Johnson - Active Living, Obesity and Nutrition
Articles on active living and modifying the environment through land
use planning which includes interactive tools such as walkability and
bikeability checklists to rate your community.
Center for Biking and Walking
Basic information and resource materials for improving the
walking and biking environment. Includes planning materials, policy
summaries and a power point presentation.
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February 10, 2014