ERIC Number: EJ519062
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Recent Statements and Initiatives on Physical Activity and Health.
Pate, Russell R.
Quest, v47 n3 p304-10 Aug 1995
Reviews factors that led to the issuance of official pronouncements on the health implications of physical activity by various prestigious scientific and medical societies, summarizing several statements. Emphasis has shifted from endorsing structured exercise to supporting public health interventions to promote physical activity through environmental, policy, and lifestyle modifications. (SM)
Publication Type: Reports - General; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "The Academy Papers: The Role of Physical Activity in Fitness and Health."