- Indian Health Diabetes Best Practice:
Physical Activity for Diabetes Prevention and Care.
- The 2011 Indian Health Diabetes Best Practice: Physical Activity for Diabetes Prevention and Care [PDF – 507 KB] helps programs seeking to improve or increase physical activity among community members at risk for diabetes and people with diabetes and helps communities develop a structured physical activity program to produce measurable outcomes. This best practice describes physical activity recommendations for any individual with diabetes or at risk for diabetes.
- Physical Activity Kit (PAK): Staying on the Active Path in Native Communities … a Lifespan Approach!
- The goal of the PAK is to promote age- and culture-appropriate physical activities across the lifespan in Native American communities to increase each person’s time spent in moderate-to-vigorous physical activity. The kit has been successfully received in field testing in Tribal communities.
- 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
- The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans
are the most comprehensive of their kind. Adults gain substantial health benefits from 2½ hours a week of moderate aerobic physical activity, and children benefit from an hour or more of physical activity a day, according to these guidelines. The guidelines are designed so people can fit physical activity into their daily plans and incorporate activities they enjoy.
- U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.
- The National Physical Activity Plan
is a private-public sector collaborative, engaging hundreds of organizations dedicated to changing our communities in ways that will enable every American to be sufficiently physically active. The National Plan aims to create a culture that supports physically active lifestyles for the ultimate purposes of improving health, preventing disease and disability, and enhancing quality of life.