This page provides information on physical activity guidelines, recommendations and organizations who promote physical activity.

CDC's Physical Activity for Everyone Guidelines
This site details the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Find guidelines for children, adults and older adults.  

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity 
The NCPPA is a national coalition that promotes physical activity. Here you will find resources, fact sheets and reports on physical activity.

National Physical Activity Plan
Visit this site to learn more about the National Physical Activity Plan .  

National Society of Physical Activity Practitioners in Public Health (NSPAPPH) This site provides valuable information, resources and tools for physical activity practitioners.                 
CDC Tools for Promoting Physical Activity
This site has a variety of tools including fact sheets that can be downloaded to promote physical activity for children, adults and older adults, as well as links to other organizations that provide resources for physical activity promotion.    

My Activity Pyramid for Kids and Adults
Visit this website to view and download easy to use physical activity handouts for kids and adults.    

The Community Guide to Preventive Services - Physical Activity
The Community Guide to Preventive Services is the “gold standard” when it comes to reviewing physical activity promotion research and recommends evidenced-based strategies including campaigns and informational approaches, behavioral and social approaches and environmental and policy approaches.   

SHAPE America. Society of Health and Physical Educators.