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2008 Physical Activity Guidelines  Advisory Report

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The Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee submitted their Advisory Report to the Secretary of Health and Human Services in the spring of 2008. The report summarizes the scientific evidence on physical activity and health, and was used by the government to develop the first edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans released in 2008.

Download the Entire Advisory Report [PDF - 4.7 MB]