2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Understanding the Basics

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SKU:
827008943296
Author:
Jacqueline N. Epping
Published:
2009
Length:
51 minutes
2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Understanding the Basics presents a detailed overview of the U.S. physical-activity guidelines that were released in October 2008 by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The DVD discusses the fact that the guidelines are based on a document that was developed during 2007-2008 that summarized the science related to physical activity and health. Featuring a breakout session at the 2009 ACSM Health & Fitness Summit, the DVD reviews the process involved in developing the guidelines, as well as details the specific guidelines for the various age groups.

Among topics covered:
  • Developing the Guidelines
  • What's New About the Guidelines?
  • Health Benefits of Physical Activity
  • Guidelines for Children and Adolescents
  • Guidelines for Adults
  • Guidelines for Seniors
  • Additional Considerations
  • Taking Action
  • Where to Get Information