Be Active Your Way Blog
Written by Dr. David Geier, American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Obesity rates among kids are at their highest level in years. Children and adolescents spend far too much time every day in front of screens. It could be televisions, computers, phones, video games or other electronic devices. [Read more...]
Follow the Be Active Your Way blog to learn what organizations across the nation are doing to help Americans be more physically active. Share successes, lessons learned, and best practices.
The PAG provide science-based information and guidance on the amount and types of physical activity Americans 6 years and older need for health benefits. The Guidelines are intended for health professionals and policymakers, and are accompanied by resources to help guide the physical activity choices of the general public. Read the PAG.
The PAG Midcourse Report, “Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth,” describes the current evidence on ways to increase physical activity in children and youth ages 3 to 17 years. This report discusses science-based strategies to help health professionals and decision makers get youth moving more in the places they live, learn, and play. Read the report.
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