Physical Activity

Healthy Wisconsin 2020-Physical Activity -pdf
See also Safe Food and Nutrition

Abstracts, Articles, Citations, and Searches
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Topic Specific Pubmed Query – Healthy People 2010-Physical Fitness

Community Guidelines Obesity
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Community Guidelines Physical Activity
National Guideline Clearinghouse ‘Physical Activity’
US Preventive Services Taskforce Metabolic, Nutritional, and Endocrine Conditions

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Hyperbilirubinemia in Infants: Screening
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Obesity in Adults: Screening and Counseling
Obesity in Children and Adolescents: Screening
Physical Activity (Exercise): Counseling
Thyroid Disease: Screening

Wisconsin Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Prevention Program

CDC Healthy Weight
Information includes assessing weight, losing weight, and maintaining weight. You can also find tips for parents, success stories, videos, and podcasts.

CDC Physical Activity
The U.S. National Physical Activity Plan is a comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population. The Plan is the product of a private-public sector collaborative. Hundreds of organizations are working together to change our communities in ways that will enable every American to be sufficiently physically active. Information for individuals, health professionals, kids, and elderly.

CDC Physical Activity resources for health professionals
The Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals section offers information and tools for personnel in state and local health departments, education agencies, universities, community coalitions, organizations that fund public health programs, health care systems, and others who have an interest in or responsibility for increasing physical activity. It provides key reference documents, data and surveillance resources, information to assist you with program planning and evaluation, and ideas for physical activity promotion.

CDC: US Physical Activity Statistics
Search for state-level bills related to nutrition and physical activity topics

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Physical Activity
The Nutrition and Physical Activity Program provides statewide leadership to decrease overweight and obesity, increase physical activity and improve nutrition. Located in the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Program and its partners have developed and are implementing the Wisconsin Nutrition and Physical Activity State Plan to accomplish the overall goal of preventing obesity and chronic disease. Find topics listed alphabetically, fruits and veggies, tools and calculators, basic facts, and partner, coalition, and professional resources. Also find links and information for the community, school, healthcare setting, and workplace.

Family Activity Ideas
Kaboom - Find a Playground near you
KaBOOM! is a national non-profit dedicated to saving play for America's children. Our mission is to create great playspaces through the participation and leadership of communities. Ultimately, we envision a place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Enter your zip code and/or address to find a playspace near you.

Let’s Move Get Active
The Let’s Move! campaign, started by First Lady Michelle Obama, has an ambitious national goal of solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation so that children born today will reach adulthood at a healthy weight. Physical activity is an essential component of a healthy lifestyle. In combination with healthy eating, it can help prevent a range of chronic diseases, including heart disease, cancer, and stroke, the three leading causes of death. Physical activity helps control weight, builds lean muscle, reduces fat, promotes strong bone, muscle and joint development, and decreases the risk of obesity.

PBS Parents Fitness
Find ideas for getting your family active. Welcome to PBS Parents, the trusted online resource that's filled with information about your child’s development from birth through the early school years. Created with input from experts in child psychology, early childhood education, media and other fields, PBS Parents provides the answers you need to be your child’s first, best teacher.

President’s Challenge
The President’s Challenge is the premier program of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition. The President’s Challenge helps people of all ages and abilities increase their physical activity and improve their fitness through research-based information, easy-to-use tools, and friendly motivation

We Can! Tips for getting active
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight. At this link, find tips for getting active.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Find a Wisconsin state park or a hiking trail.


NIH Senior Health Exercise and Physical Activity
This easy-to-use website features basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health. Use the buttons at the top of each page to make the text bigger, change text color, or hear the text read aloud. This page shows the benefits of exercise, videos, and stories.

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SPIRAL Selected Patient Information Resources in Asian Languages Exercises
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