Educators

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans cover 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

DHHS. Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion.

The Federal Government has issued its first-ever Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. They describe the types and amounts of physical activity that offer substantial health benefits to Americans. Spanish Guidebook (PDF 770KB) and a Spanish fact sheet (PDF 600KB) are also available.


Eat Healthy, Be Active Community Workshops

Health.gov

These six one-hour workshops are based on the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2010 and 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Each workshop includes a lesson plan, learning objectives, talking points, hands-on activities, and handouts. The workshops are designed to teach to adults in a wide variety of community settings.


Let's Get Moving!: Working Together to Promote Active Lifestyles in Young Children

University of California, Berkeley. Center for Weight & Health.

This toolkit is designed to introduce quick and easy ways to incorporate physical activity into the daily routines of children ages 2-7. Available in English and Spanish.


SPARK Physical Education Lesson Plans

Sports, Play and Active Recreation for Kids (SPARK) Program.

Download free physical education (PE) lesson plans, find PE games or get new PE ideas appropriate for early childhood through middle school.