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Looking for additional information about a topic? Want answers to more of your questions? In this section, you’ll find a list of reliable resources, with contact information and website links.

Activity & Fitness Resources

American College of Sports Medicine

American Council on Exercise

CDC Measuring Activity Intensity

CDC Physical Activity for Everyone

FTC Weight Loss and Fitness Consumer Information

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability

Exercise Videos for Seniors or People with a Disability/Chronic Illness

MedlinePlus (NIH)

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans 2008

President’s Challenge

Shape Up America

For Children and Teens

American Academy of Pediatrics
Healthy Children

CDC BAM! Body and Mind (Ages 9-13)


For Seniors

CDC Strength Training for Older Adults

Comprehensive exercise resource for Seniors

NIH SeniorHealth (Information and illustrations)