Physical Activity FAQs

The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance is dedicated to insuring the long term success of the NPAP and the promotion of physical activity to the American public. A key to this success is the dissemination of accurate, scientifically based, and peer reviewed information regarding the benefits, guidelines, and safety of physical activity and exercise. The following information answers many of the most frequently asked questions related to physical activity. For additional information or to speak with an expert visit the NPAP Contact Us page or the ACSM Media Room. [SOURCE: DHHS – National Physical Activity Guideline for Americans]

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