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What Works Fact Sheet: Increasing Physical Activity

Resource Summary

Man riding a bike while wearing a helmet represents interventions to increase physical activity.This brochure summarizes information in The Guide to Community Preventive Services (The Community Guide) about intervention approaches to increase physical activity. It is designed to help public health professionals find proven intervention approaches—including programs, services and other interventions—to increase physical activity. It can help decision makers in both public and private sectors make choices about what intervention approaches are best for their communities.