DHHS. NIDDK. Weight-control Information Network.
Fitness and Sports Nutrition
DHHS. CDC. National Centers for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Topics provide information about the importance of physical activity and how to make it an enjoyable part of life.
Georgetown University. National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health.
Developmental guidelines on physical activity for the periods of infancy through adolescence.
DHHS. NIH. National Institute on Aging.
Interactive web site on exercise for older adults. Features video clips, quizzes, and more.
DHHS. CDC. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Systematic reviews of physical activity interventions to improve health and prevent disease in communities. Includes campaigns and informational approaches, behavioral and social approaches and environmental and policy approaches.
DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion.
Visit HealthyPeople.gov for information on muscular strength, endurance and flexibility activities throughout the lifecycle and across gender and ethnicity. Read about issues and trends, disparities, and barriers to access.
DHHS, President's Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.
Links to organizations that offer credible and practical resources on physical activity. These resources are for communicating how to incorporate activity into daily life.