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Cover: At a Glance

Active People, Healthy NationSM—At-a-Glance
This graphic fact sheet outlines the effects inadequate physical activity has on our nation’s health and economy. It also highlights the health, economic, safety, and community benefits increased physical activity can offer.
At a Glance [PDF-2.13MB]


Cover: Role of Public Health

Active People, Healthy NationSM—Role of Public Health
This fact sheet outlines five action steps in Active People, Healthy NationSM that can help us achieve our goal of helping 27 million Americans become more physically active. It also includes examples of success in communities.
Role of Public Health [PDF-1.38MB]