DEVELOPING A NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

FUNDING SOURCE: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); PRC Supplement; 1-U48-DP-001936 (2010-2011)

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Russ Pate, PhD

This project convened key organizational partners to identify strategies for increasing physical activity in all segments of the US population. This plan will be disseminated widely to policy makers, opinion leaders, and the public at large.

To learn more about the National Physical Activity Plan, please visit http://www.physicalactivityplan.org/.

PUBLICATIONS:

Bornstein, D.B., Pate, R.R., Beets, M.W., Ortaglia, A., Saunders, R.P., Blair, S.N. (In Press). New perspective on factors related to coalition success. Novel findings from an investigation of physical activity coalitions across the United States. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice.

Bornstein, D.B., Pate, R.R., Beets, M.W., Ortaglia, A., Saunders, R.P., Blair, S.N. (In Press). Organizational member involvement in physical activity coalitions across the United States: Development and testing of a novel survey instrument for assessing coalition functioning. Health Education and Behavior.

Pate, R. (2014). An inside view of the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Vol 11, 3:461-462.

Bornstein, D., Pate, R.R., Buchner, D.M. (2014) Development of a National Physical Activity Plan for the United States. Journal of Physical Activity and Health. Vol 11, Issue 3, 463-469.

Bornstein, D., Carnoske, C., Tabak, R., Maddock, J., Hooker, S.P., and Evenson, K.R. (2013) Factors related to partner involvement in development of the US National Physical Activity Plan. Journal of Public Health Management Practice. Vol 19 (3 Suppl 1), S8-S16.

Pate, R., Yancey, A., Kraus, W. (2010) The 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans: Implications for Clinical and Public Health Practice. American Journal of Lifestyle Medicine. Vol 4:3, 209-217.

JOPERD Special Feature: The Physical Activity Movement Comes to Age:
Blair, S. N., & Powell, K. E. (2014). The Evolution of the Physical Activity Field. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 85(7), 9-12.

Bornstein, D. B. & Pate, R. R. (2014). From physical activity guidelines to a national activity plan. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 85(7), 17-22.

Erwin, H., Beets, M. W., Centeio, E., & Morrow Jr, J. R. (2014). Best Practices and Recommendations for Increasing Physical Activity in Youth. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 85(7), 27-34.

JPAH Supplemental Issue; NPAP: A Collection of White Papers

Pate, R. R. (2009). A national physical activity plan for the United States. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6 (Supplement 2), S157.

Bornstein, D. B., Pate, R. A., & Pratt, M. (2009). A review of the national physical activity plans of six countries. Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 6 (Supplement 2), S245-S264.

Peer-Reviewed Publications - Articles referencing the U.S. NPAP:
Beets, M., Bornstein, D., Dowda, M., Pate, R. (2011). Compliance with National Guidelines for Physical Activity in U.S. Preschoolers: Measurement and Interpretation. Pediatrics Vol 127:4.

Khan, K.M., Weiler, R., Blair, S.N. (2011). Prescribing exercise in primary care. British Medical Journal.343:d4141.

Books

Pate R., Buchner, D. (2014) Implementing Physical Activity Strategies. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics.

Reports

The 2014 U.S. Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth. (2014). National Physical Activity Plan.

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report Subcommittee of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition. (2012). Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Midcourse Report: Strategies to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.