Public health organizations should disseminate tools and resources important to promoting physical activity, including resources that address the burden of disease due to inactivity, the implementation of evidence-based interventions, and funding opportunities for physical activity initiatives. (PH-5)
Promote the use of existing tools and resources and identify promising practices, particularly those addressing the needs of underserved populations. (PH-5.1)
Create repositories and clearinghouses of information on public health practices, tools and resources, including evidence-based and promising physical activity interventions and practices. (PH-5.2)
- By 2020, NPAP Public Health committee will create a resource checklist with at least 100 resources across all categories (measures, toolkits/programs, policies, experts).
- By 2025, state health department websites will include link to resource checklist.
Disseminate physical activity-promoting practices and policies targeted at agencies and professional societies outside of public health (e.g., youth-serving social services, non-profits in underserved communities, transportation and planning, sports and recreation, education, environmental protection). (PH-5.3)
Identify and support expansion of culturally salient tools that build upon community assets to promote physical activity across all population groups. (PH-5.4)
Identify and create tools and resources appropriate to supporting and advancing the work of physical activity practitioners and researchers. (PH-5.5)