State and Local Strategies

Communities can use evidence-based strategies to increase access to physical activity for everyone across sectors and settings. Providing equitable and inclusive access is foundational to each strategy.


Learn more by clicking on each strategy.

Additional Resources

  • Tools for Action
    View evidence-based strategies to increase physical activity for individual community sectors, including real-world examples and resources.
  • Health Equity Resources
    CDC and external information and strategies to help communities, programs, and initiatives work to remove barriers to health and achieve health equity. Topics include the built environment and youth sports.
  • Health Impact in 5 Years [PDF-2.9MB]
    The Health Impact in 5 Years (HI-5) initiative highlights non-clinical, communitywide approaches that have evidence reporting 1) positive health impacts, 2) results within five years, and 3) cost-effectiveness or cost-savings over the lifetime of the population or earlier.
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