Promoting Physical Activity

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a speech on the first anniversary of "Lets Move!", a campaign to combat childhood obesity, at North Point Community Church in Alpharetta

How can we promote physical activity from the neonate to young adults?  Please think about the following questions:

  1. Recognize the contribution of exercise and physical activity to wellness.
  2. Develop strategies to promotion sustainable fitness for life.

Required reading:  CDC Guidelines on Physical Activity in Children and Bright Futures, Physical Activity, Theme 6

Assignment:  Review materials from the First Lady’s Let’s Move initiative and discuss how you can incorporate into conversations with patients and families.