The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans

  title={The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans},
  author={Katrina L. Piercy and Richard P Troiano and Rachel M Ballard and Susan A Carlson and Janet E. Fulton and Deborah A. Galuska and Stephanie M George and Richard D. Olson},
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… 

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