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Tagged: Physical Activity

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Read more about Celebrating Girls and Women in Sports
March 8, 2019, celebrates International Women's Day. This year’s theme is #BalanceforBetter to uplift the importance of gender balance and celebrate the achievements of women. In this blog, PCSFN Co-Chair Misty May-Treanor discusses the importance of girls participation in sports, and the impact sport has had on her.
Read more about Move Your Way: A Campaign to Promote the Updated PAGs
By: Don Wright, MD, MPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health; Director, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The evidence is clear: being physically active is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health. Since 2008, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans has been the go-to resource for policy makers and health professionals, providing evidence-based physical activity recommendations for all Americans.
Read more about Updated Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Now Available
The second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines was just released. The second edition is based on the latest scientific evidence that shows that physical activity conveys even more health benefits than previously known. To accompany the updated Guidelines, the HHS Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion created the Move Your Way campaign. Download your copy of the Guidelines and find resources for health professionals and consumers today.
Read more about Strategies from Project Play to Build Kids into Athletes for Life
In recognition of National Youth Sports Week, here are some strategies from Project Play to help kids get active through sports. Blog by Tom Farrey and Jon Solomon, Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program. Cross-posted from Health.gov.
Read more about The Case for Inclusive Programming
Blog by Allison Tubbs, Project Coordinator, National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability. Cross-posted from Health.gov.
Read more about A New Spin On Your New Year's Resolution
Tips on how to start the New Year off right and keep your resolutions going all year long.
Read more about 6 Tips For Being Active Outdoors This Winter
Expectations and tips on how to stay safe during outdoor physical activity this winter.
Read more about September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month
During National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, learn tips from the Office of Child Care within the Administration for Children and Families for early care and education providers to promote healthy eating and physical activity.
Read more about Live Your Summer Adventure; Achieve Your Healthiest Life!
Stay active and eat healthy this summer. Here are some ideas to help you reach your fitness and nutrition goals.
Read more about Inclusion Means Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act
Enacted in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) celebrates its 27th anniversary this year. The ADA is an equal opportunity law for individuals with disability that guarantees the opportunity to enjoy all aspects of American life. PCFSN works to empower individuals with disability to lead healthy, active lifestyles through the I Can Do It, You Can Do It! program and Commit to Inclusion campaign.

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