Compelling and understandable research can go a long way in shaping policy decisions that support active communities. Our resources can help inform any stage of the policy-making process. We can help you put active living on the agenda; present evidence-based strategies that have potential for wide-scale impact; and share real-life examples that show how research has impacted policy.
AAHPERD infographic on which states are creating a culture of physical activity in schools.
Study estimates the number of minutes in physical activity that different approaches could provide for children.
Infographic highlights how the design of communities can help families be physically active.
Leadership for Healthy Communities, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, hosted a webinar to discuss successful strategies to address both public safety and childhood obesity. These strategies included maintaining and providing safe access to parks; improving conditions that allow for safe active transport; increasing opportunities for children to walk or bike to school safely; designing communities to discourage crime and encourage physical activity.