Materials for Professionals

Health care providers and other professionals have a key role in promoting physical activity. Move Your Way® materials can help professionals share important physical activity messages with their patients, students, and communities.

Use these materials to help health care providers and other professionals understand and promote key messages from the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

Fact Sheets for Health Care Providers

Our Move Your Way fact sheets offer conversation starters and talking points to help health care providers share key physical activity messages with their patients.

The Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers offers tips for talking with patients about the Physical Activity Guidelines and how to meet them. Download the Fact Sheet for Health Care Providers [PDF - 562 KB].

The Fact Sheet for Maternal Health Care Providers offers tips for talking with pregnant and postpartum patients about physical activity during and after pregnancy. Download the Fact Sheet for Maternal Health Care Providers [PDF - 2.4 MB].

Sample Social Media Messages, Graphics, and GIFs

Use these sample messages, graphics, and GIFs to reach health care providers and other professionals in your networks. You can adapt these messages to align with different events, priorities, and National Health Observances — like Health Literacy Month in October.

Twitter Content for Health Care Providers

MYW Twitter content for professionals
Providers: It can be challenging to talk to patients about #PhysicalActivity. Use @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay campaign resources to help your patients get more active: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4
Providers: When a patient has a chronic condition, try making physical activity part of the prescription. Find tips to help patients #GetActive: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4 #MoveYourWay
Providers: Display @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay posters in your office to help inspire your patients to get active. Check out all the Move Your Way resources: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4 
Providers: @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay fact sheets make it easy to share recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines with your patients. Get fact sheets and other resources to print and share: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4
Providers: Want to talk to your patients about #PhysicalActivity? @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay Health Care Provider Fact Sheet has tips to help you start the conversation. Check it out: https://bit.ly/39YGUG6
Everyone needs a mix of physical activity during and after pregnancy. Aim for at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and 2 days a week of muscle-strengthening activity.
Providers: Display @HealthGov’s new #MoveYourWay posters in your office to help your pregnant and postpartum patients get more #PhysicalActivity: https://bit.ly/3qfP02N
Providers: Want to talk to your pregnant and postpartum patients about #PhysicalActivity? @HealthGov’s new fact sheet for providers has tips to help you start the conversation. Check it out: https://bit.ly/3mzDRb0 
Providers: @HealthGov’s new #MoveYourWay fact sheets make it easy to share information about #PhysicalActivity with your pregnant and postpartum patients. Get fact sheets to print and share: https://bit.ly/3qfP02N
Move Your Way Activity planner Twitter and Facebook content
Providers: Want to help your patients get more active? Share @HealthGov’s interactive tool to help them build a weekly activity plan: https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2 #MoveYourWay

Twitter Content for Public Health Professionals

MYW Twitter content for professionals
Want to help people in your community get active? Check out the #MoveYourWay campaign from @HealthGov. Find easy-to-use resources for kids, adults, and professionals based on the Physical Activity Guidelines: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4 #PAGuidelines
Anyone can be active! #MoveYourWay has safe, fun #PhysicalActivity suggestions for any age, health status, and activity level. Check out the full range of resources from @HealthGov: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4
Public health professionals: Share #MoveYourWay resources from @HealthGov to help spread the word about the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4 #PAGuidelines
Work, family responsibilities, bad weather — lots of things can get in the way of #PhysicalActivity. Share @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay resources to help people overcome these common barriers: https://bit.ly/36pQtM4
Help people in your community get more #PhysicalActivity during and after pregnancy! Share the #MoveYourWay website to help people find easy-to-understand resources they can use to get more active: https://bit.ly/37ue4KQ
Everyone needs a mix of physical activity during and after pregnancy. Aim for at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity and 2 days a week of muscle-strengthening activity.
Want to help people in your community #GetActive during and after pregnancy? Share  @HealthGov’s new #MoveYourWay #MaternalHealth materials with your networks: https://bit.ly/37J32ll
Move Your Way Activity planner Twitter and Facebook content
When people want to get more #PhysicalActivity, it helps to make a plan. Share @HealthGov’s interactive tool to help people set weekly activity goals: https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2 #MoveYourWay
Move Your Way Facebook and Twitter activity planner
Kids need at least 60 minutes of #PhysicalActivity a day. Share @HealthGov’s tool to help parents fit more activity into their kids’ busy days: https://bit.ly/2PfxVas #MoveYourWay
Move Your Way activity planner for during and after pregnancy
#DYK? @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay Activity Planner now has tailored content for pregnant and postpartum audiences! Share this tool to help people build a weekly activity plan for during or after pregnancy: https://bit.ly/2VoJpt2

Video links create a preview image on Twitter — no graphic needed!

Share the #MoveYourWay videos from @HealthGov to help people in your community get more #PhysicalActivity. The videos offer tips and life hacks to help people find activities that work for them: https://bit.ly/2STIPkw
Adults need at least 150 minutes of physical activity each week. But some activity is always better than none! Share @HealthGov’s #MoveYourWay video to help people get motivated to get more #PhysicalActivity: https://bit.ly/2qyyWvF
Everyday chores like cleaning the house and running errands are a great way for busy people to get more #PhysicalActivity. Share @HealthGov’s video to help people multitask on busy days: https://bit.ly/2Pk01Bl
School, work, and screen time can make it hard for kids to get enough #PhysicalActivity. Share @HealthGov’s video to help families get active together: https://bit.ly/2zzDC8y #MoveYourWay
Bad weather can be a big obstacle to #PhysicalActivity, especially for kids. Share @HealthGov’s video to show parents how kids can get active when they’re stuck indoors: https://bit.ly/2F5MgkX #MoveYourWay
#PhysicalActivity is safe and healthy during and after pregnancy. Share @HealthGov’s new #MoveYourWay videos to help people stay active when they’re pregnant or postpartum: https://bit.ly/2KOMO1Y

Twitter Content for Teachers

Physical activity provides kids with many benefits. A MYW character stands proud and smiling, with the following thought bubbles: Such energy! So self-confident! Amazing grades! Very relaxed!
Calling all teachers. Use @HealthGov's kid-friendly #MoveYourWay fact sheet to help your students learn about #PhysicalActivity this school year: https://bit.ly/2IEHVqa 
A MYW character asks: How much activity do I need? Kids and teens ages 6 to 17 need at least 60 minutes of activity each and every day.
Teachers: Hang @HealthGov's #MoveYourWay poster in your classroom to help your students learn how much #PhysicalActivity they need: https://bit.ly/3lwOIku

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