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CDC physical activity efforts cover a wide spectrum of related topics. Physical activity is vital to good health and disease prevention.

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Physical Activity for Everyone   Physical Activity for Everyone
There is no need to think of strenuous exercise or boring workouts. Instead, imagine doing fun physical activities you enjoy and watch the health benefits follow!
Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults
 Growing Stronger - Strength Training for Older Adults
Growing Stronger is an exercise program based upon sound scientific research involving strengthening exercises.
Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals
 Physical Activity Resources for Health Professionals
Key reference documents, data and surveillance resources and information to assist you with program planning and evaluation, community development and promotion of physical activity programs.
State Nutrition and Physical Activity Legislative Database
 State Nutrition and Physical Activity Legislative Database
This state-based searchable database provides legislation information pertaining to nutrition, physical activity and obesity. It provides bill numbers, year, congressional sponsor; a short summary of the legislation; and its current status.
U.S. Physical Activity Statistics   U.S. Physical Activity Statistics
What percent of the population in your city and state is physically active? Find out in the physical activity statistics database. Search by demographics and physical activity levels for a metropolitan area, state, or national estimate.
State Physical Activity Directory   State Physical Activity Directory
Provides information about current physical activity programs taking place in the state health departments. Use this site to research programs, gather ideas, and share information.
BAM!   BAM! Body and Mind
Designed for kids 9� years old, BAM! Body and Mind gives them the information they need to make healthy lifestyle choices.

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Page last reviewed: May 22, 2007
Page last updated: March 24, 2008
Content Source: Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion