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Strategies to prevent obesity and other chronic diseases; the CDC guide to strategies to increase physical activity in the community
  • Published Date:
    2011
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Strategies to prevent obesity and other chronic diseases; the CDC guide to strategies to increase physical activity in the community
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (U.S.), Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity.
  • Description:
    Using this guide -- Introduction to physical activity -- Strategy 1. Community-wide campaigns -- Strategy 2. Point-of-decision prompts to encourage use of stairs -- Strategy 3. Individually adapted health behavior change programs -- Strategy 4. Enhanced school-based physical education -- Strategy 5. Social support interventions in community settings -- Strategy 6. Creation of or enhanced access to places for physical activity combined with informational outreach activities -- Strategy 7. Street-scale urban design and land-use policies -- Strategy 8. Community-scale urban design and land-use policies -- Strategy 9. Active transport to school -- Strategy 10. Transportation and travel policies and practices -- References

    This document provides guidance for program managers, policy makers, and others on how to select strategies to increase physical activity in the community. It offers the most relevant information on each type of strategy.

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