The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

@article{Piercy2018ThePA,
  title={The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans},
  author={Katrina L. Piercy and R. Troiano and R. Ballard and Susan A. Carlson and J. Fulton and D. Galuska and Stephanie M. George and R. Olson},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2018},
  volume={320},
  pages={2020–2028}
}
  • Katrina L. Piercy, R. Troiano, +5 authors R. Olson
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • JAMA
  • Importance Approximately 80% of US adults and adolescents are insufficiently active. Physical activity fosters normal growth and development and can make people feel, function, and sleep better and reduce risk of many chronic diseases. Objective To summarize key guidelines in the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition (PAG). Process and Evidence Synthesis The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee conducted a systematic review of the science supporting physical… CONTINUE READING

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