Physical Activity

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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: National Institutes of Health

Last Reviewed: October 2020

This National Institutes of Health database of physical activity programs helps program planners find evidence-based programs for different settings, population groups, and community types. Examples include:

  • Aerobic Exercise Versus Spinal Flexibility + Aerobic Exercise for Sedentary & Functionally Limited Adults, which teaches older adults how to engage in more aerobic activity and how to practice various postures and positions and incorporate them into their daily life
  • ALIVE!, a personalized, computer-based intervention consisting of a health risk assessment with immediate feedback, health behavior modules, and weekly tailored emails
  • Bienestar, a culturally tailored, school-based diabetes prevention intervention with health and physical education classes, an after-school health club, family activities, and food service
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National Cancer Institute. (n.d.). Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs (EBCCP), Physical Activity Evidence-Based Programs Listing. Retrieved from