Health Care – STRATEGY 5

Include physical activity education in the training of all health care professionals.


  • Add physical activity education to accreditation criteria.
  • Add physical activity education to licensing exams.
  • Include physical activity in continuing education professional development programs, using the recommendations of the most current Federal Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.
  • Train more facilitators and instructors from minority and underserved populations in physical activity promotion to enhance effectiveness with underserved groups.
  • Offer provider incentives to attend continuing education on effective population physical activity promotion approaches.

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Oliver Bartzsch is an experienced medical professional with over 15 years of professional experience. With a passion for medicine, fitness, and personal growth, he is always willing to challenge himself to accomplish tasks and especially to provide accurate medical information to people. Oliver is a long-time medical editor for multiple sites. With more than 10 years of medical writing experience, he has completed over 350 projects with both individual and corporate clients.


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