To see news released by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, click on items below:
06/10/08 - President’s Council Announces Top 5 States for National President’s Challenge
05/29/08 - The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Presents Science Honor Award to Dr. Russell Pate
05/14/08 - President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Launches New National Adult Fitness Test
05/14/08 - The President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Announces 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dr. Richard Keelor
03/20/08 - National President’s Challenge on Physical Activity Kicks Off March 20: Super Bowl Champion Eli Manning Calls on Americans to Sign-up at www.presidentschallenge.org
12/06/07 - NIH Announces Collaboration With National Council of Negro Women to Reduce Childhood Overweight
11/27/07 - Acting U.S. Surgeon General Galson, NIH Director Zerhouni Announce Expanded Efforts to Address Nationwide Childhood Overweight Epidemic
10/17/07 - PCPFS Council member Lillian Greene-Chamberlain and PCPFS Executive Director Melissa Johnson honored by Institute for International Sport as part of their 100 Most Influential Sports Educators
05/03/07 - President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Announces Inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award Winners
02/01/06 - PCPFS Vice Chair, Dot Richardson, Testifies on Women in Sports: PDF or HTML
01/07/06 - President's Council Holds Clinic at Liberty Mountain Winter Trails Day
12/05 - 2005 White House Conference on Aging and the President’s Challenge Physical Activity and Fitness Awards Program
10/05 - President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Invites Partners to Get America Moving During our 50-Year Anniversary
10/05 - President's Council and the General Mills Foundation Announce "The General Mills' Challenge Schools"
10/05 - We Move Kids! - Sponsorship to attend Walking for Health conference at UIUC, October 13-15, 2005
09/05 - President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Science Board - Honor Award Nominations
08/15/05 to 09/15/05 - From August 15, 2005, through September 15, 2005, you can make comments on the Healthy People 2010 Midcourse Review Chapters. Physical activity is Focus Area 22.
08/05 - Melissa Johnson, PCPFS Executive Director, will speak at the upcoming National Conference on Volunteering and Service
07/05 - Chairman Lynn Swann Retires
07/05 - Surgeon General Issues Call to Action to Improve the Health and Wellness of Persons with Disabilities
07/05 - NIH Releases Study: Decline in Physical Activity Plays Key Role in Weight Gain Among Adolescent Girls
06/05 - ACSM Announces Partnership with the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports.
05/05 - May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Click here for further information and resources.
05/05 - PCPFS holds 2005 HealthierUS Fitness Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
05/05 - 2005 List of Presidential Partners in May
02/05 - President Thanks HHS Secretary Leavitt at Swearing-In Ceremony.
01/05 - HHS and USDA Announce the Release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2005, Which Places Stronger Emphasis on Increasing Physical Activity
10/03 - Melissa Johnson Named Executive Director of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
07/03 - President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports Launches New Interactive Web Site
Secretary Thompson Calls on Health Leaders to Combat Obesity
07/03 - Reducing Nationwide Obesity Starts in Neighborhoods
05/03 - Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month This May With The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Council Announces New Fitness Award to Encourage Physical Activity
Council Members Share Fitness Tips
03/03 - PCPFS Mourns Longtime Physical Activity Advocate
08/02 - HHS's Office on Women's Health launches www.4girls.gov to encourage adolescent girls to choose healthy behaviors.
04/02 - HHS Secretary Calls on the World to "Move for Health"
12/01 - Overweight and Obesity Threaten U.S. Health Gains; Physical Activity is Critical
Lisa Oliphant to lead President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
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