Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion

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    Taxonomy Code: LH-2700.6450

    Programs that promote the benefits of an active lifestyle and encourage people of all ages to participate in regular physical activity as a means of improving health, preventing disease and enhancing the overall quality of their lives. The programs may be tailored for specific populations such as children, adolescents, older adults, employees or people with disabilities; and generally explain why physical activity is important, offer suggestions regarding easy ways to integrate physical activity into a daily routine (such as taking the stairs, going for a walk or parking further away than one usually does), describe specific benefits that can be experienced (such as building strong bones, strengthening muscles, maintaining flexibility, achieving and maintaining ideal weight, maintaining cardiovascular health, meeting new friends and improving physical self-esteem), and provide guidelines for the type and level of activity that is required to develop and maintain fitness or achieve other health-related goals.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    INCLUSIVE SPORTS AND FITNESSOffers children wellness activities, sports instruction and physical fitness training based on neuroscience principles. Conducts a comprehensive evaluation, utilizes technology-based activities and an integrated approach to facilitate information processing, improve motor skills and personal growth. Promotes advocacy for the inclusion of all children to participate in sports and recreational programsSuffolkINCLUSIVE SPORTS AND FITNESSINCLUSIVE SPORTS AND FITNESS
    SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAMSOffers a variety of summer recreation programs for girls and boys 5-12 years of age. Programs may include but are not limited to Go Green, Why Should We Recycle focusing on environmental conservation, Fun with Fitness! highlighting nutrition and physical fitness, and the Crayon Box That Talked emphasizing teamwork and cooperation. Call for more detailed program information.SuffolkSUMMER RECREATION PROGRAMSGIRL SCOUTS OF SUFFOLK COUNTY
    WALKABILITY PROGRAMPromotes the benefits of walking via "mock prescriptions" to encourage people to walk, coordinates with local towns and villages to make streets safer for walking, offers a database listing year-round walking events and trails, and provides and online portal for members to track their progress.SuffolkWALKABILITY PROGRAMLONG ISLAND HEALTH COLLABORATIVE

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