The Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity State Plan is a long-range planning document focusing on the best ways to be active, eat well and prevent obesity. The Wisconsin Partnership for Activity and Nutrition, the Nutrition and Physical Activity Program, and other stakeholders will work together to accomplish the goals, strategies and objectives outlined in this plan. Strategies in the plan to reduce overweight and obesity in Wisconsin will be targeted to reach children, adolescents, and adults across all races and socioeconomic levels.
You have several options to learn more about the plan:
- Read the plan overview in the center for a high-level picture of how you can use the plan.
- For a more detailed look at the plan, search through the full-version link on the right.
Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program
State Plan Executive Summary P-00507a (PDF, 856 KB)
Full State Plan
P-00507 (PDF, 6.6 MB)
What Can I Do?
Not sure of the role you could play in implementing the state plan? Take a look at this listing of "What Can I Do?" by type of organization P-00507-what (PDF, 263 KB), or select some strategies from the one-page summary sheets by the target behaviors listed below or to help develop infrastructure P-00507b (PDF, 628 KB).
Looking for more information about implementing strategies in various settings? Select from the categories below to see the full list of objectives and strategies for the settings you are working in.
A pdf version of the full State Plan. (This is a large document that may take a long time to open.)
A two-page list of plan strategies (PDF, 69 KB) is also available.
If you want to view individual sections to fit your needs, select from the list below. The plan is not available in hard copy. You may print all or sections of the report without any permissions. Also available are the public comments (PDF, 531 KB) submitted before the state plan was published.
Introduction P-00507-intro (PDF, 356 KB)
What Can I Do? (by organization) P-00507-what (PDF, 263 KB)
Background P-00507-backg (PDF, 2.9 MB)
- Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Program
- Wisconsin Partnership for Activity and Nutrition
- Success of 2005 State Plan
- Developing the State Plan
The State Plan: Goals, Strategies and Objectives P-00507-goals (PDF, 185 KB)
- Long Term Indicators (overweight and obesity)
- Indicators of Behavioral Factors
- Strength of Evidence
- Goal 1: Infrastructure / Sustainability / Communication P-00507-1infra (PDF, 610 KB)
- Goal 2: Surveillance P-00507-2surv (PDF, 348 KB)
- Goal 3: Early Care and Education P-00507-3earl (PDF, 225 KB)
- Goal 4: School P-00507-4scho (PDF, 291 KB)
- Goal 5: Active Community Environment P-00507-5comm (PDF, 163 KB)
- Goal 6: Food System P-00507-6food (PDF, 294 KB)
- Goal 7: Healthcare P-00507-7heal (PDF, 172 KB)
- Goal 8: Worksite P-00507-8work (PDF, 312 KB)
What Can I Do? (by focus area):
- Increase Nutrition and Physical Activity Infrastructure P-00507b (PDF, 653 KB)
- Increase Physical Activity P-00507c (PDF, 176 KB)
- Reduce Screen Time P-00507d (PDF, 474 KB)
- Increase Fruit and Vegetable Access, Availability and Consumption P-00507e (PDF, 484 KB)
- Encourage Healthy Food and Beverage Consumption P-00507f (PDF, 389 KB)
- Increase Breastfeeding P-00507g (PDF, 401 KB)
Implementation P-00507-imple (PDF, 181 KB)
- Using the State Plan
- Addressing Disparity and Inequity
- Social Marketing
- Local Implementation and Resources
- State Plan Objectives and Benchmarks Table
Appendix P-00507-appen (PDF, 1.2 MB)
- Current National Guidelines
- Healthiest Wisconsin 2020
- Target Behaviors
- Focus on Policy, Environmental and Systems Change
- WIPAN Member Organizations
- Program Staff
Contact us for more information.
Wisconsin Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan: 2010 Progress Report (PDF, 70 KB) - An executive summary of the progress-to-date on goals and objectives in the previous state plan.
If you would like a printed copy of the overview or any of the What Can I Do? documents, please identify which documents you want and send your name and address to Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan request.
Related Resource: Healthiest Wisconsin 2020: Everyone Living Better, Longer represents the third decade of statewide community health improvement planning designed to benefit the health of everyone in Wisconsin and the communities in which we live, play, work and learn. More than 1,500 people from all walks of life helped develop this plan. An even larger community of partners is needed to implement it over the decade.