GENERAL PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
Check out the “Get the Facts” section and link to Small Steps’ activity tracker.
Workbook for Influencing Physical Activity Policy – Now
Although policy development is often resource intensive, this systematic approach can make it easier and the long-term benefits of policy make it a worthwhile investment.
“Rising rates of obesity seem to be a consequence of modern life, with access to large amounts of palatable, high calorie food and limited need for physical activity. However, this environment of plenty affects different people in different ways.
Using Pedometers to Increase Physical Activity and Improve Health: A Systematic Review
Data sources: English-language articles from MEDLINE, EMBASE, Sport Discus, PsychINFO, Cochrane Library, Thompson Scientific (formerly known as Thompson ISI), and ERIC (1966-2007); bibliographies of retrieved articles; and conference proceedings.
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