Activity

Workshop on the Adequacy of Evidence for Physical Activity Guideline Development


Type: Stand Alone Workshop
Topics: Children and Families, Food and Nutrition, Public Health
Board: Food and Nutrition Board

Activity Description

The Institute of Medicine (IOM) convened a planning committee to organize a workshop that explored whether there is a sufficient evidence base to develop a comprehensive set of physical activity guidelines for Americans. The project was sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The Workshop on the Adequacy of Evidence for Physical Activity Guidelines Development was held on October 23-24, 2006 at the National Academy of Sciences Building and the Keck Center of the National Academies in Washington, DC.

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