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The role of communities in promoting physical activity

Posted on Sep 19, 2012 by Maggie LaBarbera

You might be surprised to learn these facts about how important your community is in helping you and your family stay healthy.

This month is national childhood obesity awareness month and one of the strategies to helping children prevent obesity or helping overweight children lose weight is to increase activity.

But where you live could be a huge help or a hindrance.  

Check out this infographic that gives some interesting stats about the effects of your environment on physical activity.

promoting activités to children  - effects of the community

This infographic is from The Active Living Research Organization.


Benefits of Exercise

Healthy Bones And Exercise

Kids With Physical Limitations

Exercise Safety

Hydration For Active Children

Family Exercise Activities

Television and Exercise


Eating Habits

Childhood Obesity And Exercise

Health Risks For Overweight Children

Losing Weight

Rates By State

Resources for Healthcare Providers





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