CDC’s Physical Activity Facts


Fact Sheet

This CDC website provides a brief overview of school-based physical activity facts including benefits of physical activity, long-term consequences of inactivity, and current participation in physical activity and physical education among youth. The website also links to other CDC resources related to youth physical activity.

CHSC Priority Area(s):

Comprehensive Physical Activity Programs (CSPAP) School Wellness Policy



Area(s) of Expertise:

Physical activity before and after school Physical activity during school Physical Education Recess School Wellness Policy

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