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See what communities can do to help make being physically active easier.

Related Links

  • The National Physical Activity Plan
    This comprehensive set of policies, programs and initiatives aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population.
  • Joint Use AgreementsThese agreements increase opportunities for physical activity by allowing groups — usually a school and a city or private organization — to share indoor and outdoor spaces like gymnasiums, athletic fields and playgrounds to keep communities healthy.
  • Designing and Building Healthy PlacesThe way we design and build our communities can affect our physical and mental health. Healthy community design integrates evidence-based health strategies into community planning, transportation, and land-use decisions.
  • Health Impact AssessmentThis assessment is used to evaluate objectively the potential health effects of a project or policy before it is implemented.
  • The Community Guide
    The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community.
 
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