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The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Act S. 531/H.R. 2179

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans Act S. 531/H.R. 2179

Support the Designation of a National Get Vertical Day

I am writing to urge you to become an original co-sponsor of my resolution supporting the designation of a National Get Vertical Day. It recognizes the importance of preventing physical inactivity and promotes active adult lifestyles, especially in the workplace. This exciting day of movement and employee physical activity is an important first step in spreading awareness about the public health dangers of inactivity and sedentary lifestyles.

Olympic Day, Olympic Values and Sport for All Abilities

Olympic Day was Monday June 23, taking place this year during the World Cup, which generates a great deal of energy and excitement for the power of sport around the world. It feels that there is growing momentum for the role that sport has to contribute to educational and development outcomes. It feels that there is a growing awareness and understanding that sport can truly contribute to humankind on and off the field.

I Can Do It, You Can Do It! Webinar Series

The President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition is excited to announce a new webinar series on I Can Do It, You Can Do It! (ICDI), a mentoring model that promotes regular physical activity and healthy eating behaviors for children and adults with disabilities! Webinars will cover a range of topics to help establish ICDI in your own school or community. All ICDI program materials are free to stakeholders, and can be accessed by emailing ICDI@hhs.gov.

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie Signs Historic Legislation Encouraging Special Olympics Unified Sports Programming in all School Districts

Special Olympics made history when the State of New Jersey Senate Education Committee passed legislation that school districts must make an effort to ensure that students with disabilities have opportunities to participate in sports equal to those of other students through Special Olympics Unified Sports® programs.

IFC Policy Workgroup Call Agenda

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IFC Policy Workgroup Call

May 21, 2014 11:30am-12:30pm CT

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International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

IDSDP Poster Contest! Call to Action for Schools & Students Around the World & Anyone Can Participate

Elena Guevara: A Rookie Wheelchair Racer

Original article posted in Alabama Runners, a MileSplit.us affiliate- http://al.milesplit.com/articles/123224-elena-guevara-a-rookie-wheelchair-racer#.UysmjhCPPZd.

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