Healthy Communities

Physical Activity Resources

General Physical Activity Resources


State Resources

Arkansas Game and Fish Education Programs

Arkansas Coalition for Obesity Prevention

Arkansas Parks and Tourism

Arkansas State Trails

Arkansas Governor’s Council on Fitness

Hometown Health and Community Health Promotion Specialists 

Little Rock Marathon 


National Resources

American Council on Exercise

American College of Sports Medicine

Bright Futures in Practice

Center for Disease Control Guidelines

CDC: Physical Activity and Health -- A Report of the Surgeon General Surgeon 

Healthy People 2020

National Association for Health and Fitness

National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: Physical Activity Tools and Resources

NPAS (National Physical Activity Society)

President’s Council on Fitness

Shape America – Society of Health and Physical Educators

US Department of Health and Human Services: Promoting Health Through Physical Activity


Recommended Resources for Educators 

CDC School Health Index SHI

CDC: Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook

Health Curriculum and Resources from Health Teacher

NAP SACC Nutrition and Physical Activity for Child-care Centers

PECAT Physical Activity Guidelines

Department of Health and Human Services: Youth Physical Activity Guidelines Toolkit

PE Central

SPARK Physical Activity Curriculum and Equipment

VERB Community and School Resources

Joint Use Agreements (Get in the Game – Videos) Arkansas Schools


Education Materials Available from the Arkansas Department of Health


Resources for Built Environment


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