Other Health-related Resources and Research

web Active Living by Design - Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Active Living by Design
Archived presentations hosted by Active Living by Design ...more >
document World Health Day 2010, World Health Organization (WHO)
For World Health Day 2010, cities around the world will use the Ciclovia model to close their streets to traffic and promote physical and mental health activities. Ciclovia means "bicycle path& ...more >
web Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT), World Health Organization (WHO)
This tool is designed to help you conduct an economic assessment of the health benefits of walking or cycling by estimating the value of reduced mortality that results from specified amounts of walking or cycling. ...more >
web American College of Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine
The college publishes several journals that report recent research and new developments on physical fitness and the health benefits of active living. The current contents of these journals can be browsed online. ...more >
document Walking and Cycling in the United States, 2001–2009, American Journal of Public Health
This paper examines trends in walking and bicycling based on data collected in the 2001 and 2009 National Household Travel Surveys. ...more >
web Data from Healthy People 2010, US Department of Health and Human Services
This site tracks the success of the Healthy People 2010 objectives developed to improve the health of Americans by the year 2010, including the 10 leading health indicators, major data sources, DATA2010 from the The National Center for Health Statistics ( ...more >
web healthfinder, US Department of Health and Human Services
healthfinder is an award-winning Federal Web site for consumers, developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services together with other Federal agencies. Since 1997, healthfinder® has been recognized as a key resource for finding the best government and nonprofit health and human services information on the Internet. ...more >
web Physical Activity and Children and Adolescents, Georgetown University Maternal and Child Health Library
This resource outlines high-quality resources that analyze data, describe public health campaigns and other promotion programs, and report on research aimed at identifying strategies for increasing physical activity. ...more >
web CDC Transportation Recommendations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
These policy recommendations include promoting active transportation options, such as walking and bicycling, for improving health and quality of life. ...more >
document State Indicator Report on Physical Activity 2010, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
The 2010 State Indicator Report provides information on physical activity behavior and policy and environmental supports within each state. ...more >