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The American College of Sports Medicine www.acsm.org
The Active Aging Partnership www.agingblueprint.org
The American Geriatrics Society www.americangeriatrics.org/
The American Physical Therapy Association www.apta.org
The National Center on Physical Activity and Disability www.ncpad.org
American Academy of Family Physicians www.aafp.org
The President's Challenge www.presidentschallenge.org
There are several resources (brochures, websites, videos, workshops, programs) available for
both healthcare providers and patients on increasing physical activity among older adults.
Download a comprehensive list (pdf) of these resources here.
The following Educational Partners have helpful resources on their websites:
In addition, several other National Blueprint Organizations have helpful resources:
Centers for Disease Control www.cdc.gov
The Administration on Aging www.aoa.gov
Active Living Every Day www.activeliving.info
Human Kinetics Publishers www.humankinetics.com
Active For Life www.activeforlife.info
The Presidents Council on Physical Fitness www.fitness.org
The National Council on Aging www.ncoa.org
International Council on Active Aging www.icaa.cc
National Institute on Aging www.nia.nih.gov
Steps to a Healthier US www.healthierus.gov
Healthy People 2010 www.healthypeople.gov
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation www.rwjf.org
The most important resource for healthcare providers is to locate LOCAL resources of
physical activity. Healthcare providers should contact their local Council on Aging, YMCA,
or hospital fitness center to find out about their specific programs to increase physical
activity among older adults.
The First Step to Active Health Training Workshops for Professionals are available for
individual facility training. Contact Phil Page at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.