HHS posted a notice in the Federal Register on May 12, 2016 announcing the re-establishment of the Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee (PAGAC). The Department is currently reviewing candidates for the 2018 PAGAC and expects to reach a decision in time to convene a public meeting in the summer of 2016.…

New U.S. National Physical Activity Plan Focuses on Achievements, Two New Sectors and Need for Momentum

Washington, DC – The new U.S. National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) was unveiled Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at the National Press Club, building upon the initial plan that the NPAP Alliance released in 2010 as a roadmap for actions supporting and encouraging physical activity among all Americans.…

Cross-posted from the National Physical Activity Plan

The effort to review, update, refine, and expand the National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) has been underway for over a year. As part of the revision process, the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance would like to invite public comment on a draft of the updated NPAP. …

Do you know anyone who is leading the charge in promoting fitness, sports or nutrition?  If so, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN) is pleased to announce that nominations for the PCFSN Community Leadership Awards and Lifetime Achievement Awards are now being accepted.

Community Leadership Awards

The President’s Council Community Leadership Award is given annually to no more than 50 individuals or organizations that provide or enhance opportunities to engage in sports, physical activity, fitness, or nutrition-related programs within a community.…

Planning is underway for the 2nd edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (PAG)!

The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is leading this effort. We are working in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition (PCFSN).…

Health Literacy Month – Join our Thunderclap today!

9 in 10 Americans have difficulty understanding health information. This Health Literacy Month, join ODPHP’s Thunderclap campaign in support of clear, easy-to-understand health information. It will take no more than a minute of your time – and there are only three days left!…