December 2019

Check Out the New Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Infographic from Healthy People 2020

Each month, we release an infographic with the latest data related to a Healthy People 2020 Leading Health Indicator (LHI) topic. These infographics show progress toward Healthy People 2020 LHI targets — and show where there’s still work to be done. This month’s featured LHI topic is Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity...

HHS Launches the National Youth Sports Strategy

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced the launch of the National Youth Sports Strategy. The Strategy aims to unify U.S. youth sports culture around a shared vision: that one day all youth will have the opportunity, motivation, and access to play sports — regardless of their race, ethnicity, sex, ability, or ZIP code...

Now Accepting Nominations to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board

As previously announced, HHS is reinstating the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Science Board. Eligibility criteria and application information are available in the Federal Register Notice. Self-nominations are accepted. The Science Board is a subcommittee of the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition (the Council) and is made up of Council members and scholars with expertise in the fields of physical activity, health, sports, and nutrition...