Tuesday, December 9, 2008
Assorted Good Stuff
PLAY is a policy research initiative of the Georgia State University Institute of Public Health in partnership with the Georgia Center for Obesity and Related Disorders (GCORD) of the University of Georgia and Medical College of Georgia focused on engaging multiple sectors. Supported by Healthcare Georgia Foundation, the major focus of PLAY is connecting emerging evidence around childhood overweight and obesity to prevention and reduction activities occurring throughout Georgia.
Georgia Department of Human Resources
Nutrition and Physical Activity Initiative Monthly Newsletter
HHS releases physical activity guidelines.The federal government has provided physical activity guidelines to ensure health benefits in children, adolescents and adults. To learn more, read 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
Game On! The Ultimate Wellness Challenge is a year-long program that challenges America’s youth, their families and schools to incorporate healthy food choices and physical activity into their daily lives.