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    Obesity Prevention Program
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    P.O. Box 149347 Austin, Texas 78714-9347
    1100 West 49th Street, T-406
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: (512) 776-7111
    Fax: (512) 458-7618

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Physical Activity

  • The State Indicator Report on Physical Activity, (2014) by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion presents information on physical activity behaviors and policies that encourage and support physical activity in states.
  • The 2014 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth http://www.physicalactivityplan.org/reportcard/NationalReportCard_longform_final%20for%20web.pdf
  • Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth (2013) by President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition and PAG Subcommittee is intended to identify interventions that can help increase physical activity in youth across a variety of settings.
  • 1996 Physical Activity and Health: A Report of the Surgeon General (1996), by US Department of Health and Human Services was the first Surgeon General's report to address physical activity and health. http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/sgr/contents.htm

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Last updated August 15, 2018