Physical Activity

Physical activity is key to improving the health of the Nation. Based on the latest science, the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans is an essential resource for health professionals and policy makers that provides recommendations on how everyone can improve their health through regular physical activity. Learn ways to help people understand the benefits of physical activity and how to make it a part of their regular routine.

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Meet the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board

Today, ODPHP is excited to announce the members of the 2020-2021 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board. This group of academic and medical experts will provide the Council with a solid scientific foundation in youth sports research.

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