Physical Activity Resource Pages

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healthy west virginia logo - link to WV Health Promotion Site
Enjoying the beauty of the seasons in West Virginia is a wonderful way to add some physical activity to your life.

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Physical Activity Information

Walk Across West Virginia

Walkable Communities

WV Coalition for Physical Activity

Kodak Awards - Trails funding opportunity. $500 to $2,500 grants for developing greenways. On-line submission. Click on the "Kodak Awards" link in the left hand column. June 1 submission deadline each year.

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The following report was published in the October 26, 2001 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The task force reviews various strategies for increasing physical activity and evaluates their effectiveness. Increasing Physical Activity - A Report on Recommendations of the Task Force on Community Prevention Services Use the following link for the PDF version.

National Blueprint: Increasing Physical Activity Among Adults Age 50 and Older (PDF) - a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation publication.

West Virginia Healthy People 2010 Objectives

Map showing Prevalence of Sedentary Lifestyle by County - BRFSS Survey

Map showing Prevalence of Obesity by County - BRFSS Survey

West Virginia County Health Profiles - 2000 has statistics for sedentary lifestyle and obesity by county.

Physical Activity Pages from A Program Plan for Reducing Heart Disease in West Virginia

Physical Inactivity and CVD
Fast Facts
Community Strategies
Channels and type of interventions

Additional Resources

Contact Information

Kristy Blower
Program Coordinator, Office of Healthy Lifestyles
West Virginia Bureau for Public Health
Division of Health Promotion
Room 206
350 Capitol Street
Charleston, WV 25301-3715

(304) 558-0644

This page was last updated 03/2010.
For further information about the page contents, contact Kristy.D.Blower@wv.gov