TABLE 6

Resources for Pediatricians on Physical Activity Assessment and Counseling

Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight: http://ihcw.aap.org
Exercise is Medicine: www.exerciseismedicine.org
National Physical Activity Plan: http://www.physicalactivityplan.org
National Association of Physical Literacy: http://naplusa.org
SHAPE America: 2016 Shape of the Nation: https://www.shapeamerica.org/advocacy/son/default.aspx
Prescription for Activity: https://www.prescriptionforactivity.org/
Lifestyle Medicine Education Collaborative: http://lifestylemedicineeducation.org/
National Recreation and Park Association: “Prescribing Parks for Better Health Success Stories”: https://www.nrpa.org/contentassets/f768428a39aa4035ae55b2aaff372617/final-prescribing-parks-for-better-health-success-stories.pdf
National Association for the Education of Young Children: https://www.naeyc.org/ (including Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8, Third Edition, as a resource for schools)
  • SHAPE, Society of Health and Physical Educators.