More Information and References for Physical Activity: Recommended Aerobic Activity Among Adults
References and Community Resources
National Physical Activity Recommendations:[[br]]
CDC's Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity: [http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpao]
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has extensive resources on physical activity for patients, health care providers, and general consumers: [http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov]
The CDC's Prevention Research Centers provide resources and information about physical activity to researchers, public health practitioners, and others who are interested in promoting physical activity in their communities: [http://www.cdc.gov/prc/]
More information on the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System may be found on the website of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - [http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/]
1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Physical activity and health: a report of the surgeon general. Atlanta (GA): U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Promotion; 1996.[[br]]
2. Knowler WC, Barrett-Connor E, Fowler SE, Hamman RF, Lachin JM, et al. Reduction in the incidence of type 2 diabetes with lifestyle intervention or metformin. N Engl J Med 2002;346(6):393-403.[[br]]
3. Kesaniemi, Y., et al. (1994). Dose-response issues concerning physical activity and health: an evidence-based symposium. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 33(6 suppl), S351-S358
More Resources and Links
Evidence-based community health improvement ideas and interventions may be found at the following sites:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) WONDER Database, a system for disseminating Public Health data and information.
Utah healthy Places Index Map, evidence-based and peer-reviewed and supports efforts to prioritize equitable community investments, develop critical programs and policies across the state, and much more.
Medical literature can be queried at PubMedlibrary.
Healthy Environments Active Living, Bureau of Health Promotion, Division of Disease Control and Prevention, Utah Department of Health and Human Services, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2107, Contact: Linnea Fletcher, 801-538-6146, Email: LinneaFletcher@utah.gov
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