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Appendix A: Physical Activity Information Resource List

Several resources for promoting safe and enjoyable physical activity among young people are available from government agencies, professional organizations, and voluntary organizations. On the state and local levels, these materials might be available from affiliates of voluntary health organizations (e.g., the American Heart Association); state and local health departments; governor's councils on physical fitness and sports; state associations for health, physical education, recreation, and dance; state and local organizations that serve young people (e.g., the Young Women's Christian Association); and state physical activity contact networks. On the national level, materials can be obtained from the following agencies and organizations:

American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance 1900 Association Drive Reston, VA 20191-1599 (703) 476-3400 (800) 213-7193

American Cancer Society 1599 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329-4251 (800) 227-2345

American Heart Association 7272 Greenville Avenue Dallas, TX 75231-4596 (800) 242-8721

American School Health Association PO Box 708 Kent, OH 44240-0708 (330) 678-1601

National Association for Sport and Physical Education 1900 Association Drive Reston, VA 20191-1599 (703) 476-3410 (800) 213-7193 ext. 410

National Association of Governor's Councils on Physical Fitness and Sports 201 South Capitol Avenue Suite 560 Indianapolis, IN 46225 (317) 237-5630

Division of Adolescent and School Health Resource Room National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion Centers for Disease Control and Prevention MS K-32 4770 Buford Highway, NE Atlanta, GA 30341-3724 (888) CDC-4NRG

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center PO Box 30105 Bethesda, MD 20824-0105 (301) 251-1222

National Recreation and Park Association 2775 South Quincy Street Suite 300 Arlington, VA 22206-2204 (703) 578-5558 (800) 649-3042

President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports 701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 250 Washington, DC 20004 (202) 272-3421

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