A summary of proven approaches for promoting physical activity. The Guide to Community Preventive Services reports evidence-based recommendations on effective population-level interventions to promote physical activity.
This article describes Project Brotherhood: A Black Men's Clinic, which is run by Dr. Eric Whitaker and located in Chicago's Woodlawn neighborhood. The clinic helps African-American men in this south Chicago neighborhood combat heart disease (a leading killer of black men in this community), and provide them with other necessary services.
The sociocultural environment exerts a fundamental influence on health. Interventions to improve education, housing, employment, and access to health care contribute to healthy and safe environments and improved community health.
This CDC resource outline the six basic steps of program evaluation and illustrates each step with physical activity program examples. Appendices provide information about physical activity indicators, practical case studies and additional evaluation resources.