Helping Children and Adolescents Improve Physical Activity Behaviors
This page serves as a tool for physicians to use to promote physical activity for their patients.
How Can I Counsel Adults and Children About Weight Management and Physical Activity?
This document contains tips from researchers for physicians who need to counsel their patients about physical activity and weight management.
Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
This is a 262 page evidence report developed by the National Institutes of Health that contains information on treatment, assessment, and strategies in clinical management of overweight and obese patients.
3 Steps to Initiate Discussion about Weight Management with Your Patients
This flier gives suggestions to providers for broaching the subject of weight management with patients.
U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) 'Recommendations and Rationale: Behavioral Counseling in Primary Care to Promote Physical Activity'
This site summarizes the current USPSTF recommendation on behavioral counseling in primary care to promote physical activity.
Centers for Disease Control Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity
This website provides information about physical activity, nutrition and obesity, including about the Active Community Environments (ACES) initiative.