Current policies, calls to action, legislative position statements, guidelines, and public health agendas from various OAAA members and government agencies.

 

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Calls to Action and Public Health Agendas

  • National Physical Activity Plan – The 2016 Plan is a comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives designed to increase physical activity in all segments of the U.S. population. The Plan aims to foster a national culture that supports physically active lifestyles. Its ultimate purpose is to improve health, prevent disease and disability, and enhance quality of life.
  • Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 – The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines is designed to help Americans eat a healthier diet. Intended for policymakers and health professionals, this edition of the Dietary Guidelines outlines how people can improve their overall eating patterns — the complete combination of foods and drinks in their diet.
  • Arthritis Foundation: The Arthritis Foundation is working to conquer this debilitating disease and make a positive impact on the lives of people with arthritis, pushing for policies and laws that make health care more accessible