Changing our policies, systems, and environment plays an important role in improving health. Earn free continuing education credit for learning how one community is implementing and evaluating a system-wide approach to reducing childhood obesity in this first-ever Healthy People eLearning lesson:

Defining Success in a Systems Approach: The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative

You can earn free continuing education credit while learning about:

Healthy People 2020 and the Leading Health Indicators (LHI), particularly the LHI topic of Nutrition, Physical Activity, & Obesity; Determinants of childhood obesity; Processes involved in collective impact, or large-scale social change; and Measures to evaluate policy, system, and environmental change related to nutrition and physical activity.…

By ICAA

At the fine age of 80, after his wife’s death, Fauja Singh moved from India to the UK to live with his son. Being in a strange country and speaking a foreign language, Singh found himself isolated until he rediscovered an old passion – running. Twenty one years later, he is the marathon world record holder for adults 90 years of age and older, clocking in at 5 hours and 40 minutes.…

Cross-promoted from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition Blog

By: Chris Paul, Point Guard for the Los Angeles Clippers and member of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition (PCFSN)

From my early morning workouts to the final buzzer on game day, my body stays fueled by the nutritious foods I eat throughout the day.…

Cross-posted from the President’s Council of Fitness, Sports and Nutrition blog.

By: Karin Allor Pfeiffer, PhD, FACSM, Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology and faculty in the Center for Physical Activity and Health at Michigan State University, Member of the PCFSN Science Board, and Subcommittee Member of the Physical Activity Guidelines Midcourse Report

In 2008, the U.S.…