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President's Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (PCSFN) Blog

Read more about #MoveInMay During National Physical Fitness & Sports Month
May is National Physical Fitness & Sports Month. Hear from PCSFN Co-Chair Herschel Walker about the important role sports and fitness have played in his life.
Tagged: Fitness | Sports
Read more about Celebrate the Season with Winter Sports
PCSFN explores winter sports – both those you know and those you may not!
Tagged: Sports
Read more about Public Listening Session to Inform National Youth Sports Strategy
Register to view the webcast or to attend HHS' Public Listening Session on the National Youth Sports Strategy being held April 4, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Organizations may also apply to speak in one of the limited slots at the session. Deadline to submit a request to speak is 11:59pm E.D.T. on Thursday, March 21, 2019.
Tagged: Sports | Youth
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 HHS Accepting Public Comments on Youth Sports Participation in US
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a Federal Register Notice for written comments to inform the development of the National Youth Sports Strategy.
Tagged: Sports | Youth
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 I Can Do It! Mentorship Becomes a Lifelong Friendship
"After 9 years of friendship, my relationship with Tori is still very difficult to put into words. Not only is she like a sister to me, she is my best friend.” –Haley Barber Hear from a former I Can Do It! Mentor on how helping an individual with a disability practice healthy eating and physical activity has changed her life.
Tagged: Disability
Read more about I Can Do It Supports Healthy Living for Women With a Disability
Blog by PCSFN's Executive Director, Holli Richmond. PCSFN's I Can Do It! model is being used to ensure that women and girls with a disability have opportunities for physical activity and healthy eating behaviors.
Tagged: Disability
Read more about Create Opportunities for Individuals with a Disability
Blog by PCSFN's Executive Director, Holli Richmond. PCSFN recently relaunched the I Can Do It! model to address the needs of children and adults with a disability.
Tagged: Disability

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