Delivering Physical Activity Strategies That Work: Active People, Healthy Nation

November 16, 2021
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Active People, Healthy NationSM is an initiative led by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to improve the health of 27 million Americans by 2027 by increasing their level of physical activity. 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity provides financial and technical support to help state and local health departments, land grant universities, and community organizations to improve physical activity levels in communities affected by health inequities.

This commentary describes strategies that have been proven to increase physical activity and factors to consider when selecting strategies to match community needs.

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