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Physical Education for Android

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Guidelines for Preschool-Aged Children

Key Guidelines for Children and Adolescents

Key Guidelines for Adults

Key Guidelines for Older Adults

Key Guidelines for Women During Pregnancy and the Postpartum Period

Key Guidelines for Adults With Chronic Health Conditions and Adults With Disabilities

Key Guidelines for Safe Physical Activity

Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Timing of Benefits

Physical Activity Intensity

Levels of Physical Activity

Aerobic Activity

Muscle-Strengthening Activity B

one-Strengthening Activity

Flexibility Activities

Increasing Physical Activity

Regular physical activity is one of the most important things people can do to improve their health. Moving more and sitting less have tremendous benefits for everyone, regardless of age, sex, race, ethnicity, or current fitness level. Individuals with a chronic disease or a disability benefit from regular physical activity, as do women who are pregnant. The scientific evidence continues to buildphysical activity is linked with even more positive health outcomes than we previously thought. And, even better, benefits can start accumulating with small amounts of, and immediately after doing, physical activity. Today, about half of all American adults117 million peoplehave one or more preventable chronic diseases. Seven of the ten most common chronic diseases are favorably influenced by regular physical activity. Yet nearly 80 percent of adults are not meeting the key guidelines for both aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity, while only about half meet the key guidelines for aerobic physical activity. This lack of physical activity is linked to approximately $117 billion in annual health care costs and about 10 percent of premature mortality.

This new edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans has the potential to change that situation. It is grounded in the most current scientific evidence and informed by the recommendations of the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee. This Federal advisory committee, which was composed of prestigious researchers in the fields of physical activity, health, and medicine, conducted a multifaceted, robust analysis of the available scientific literature.

Their work culminated in the 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee Scientific Report, which provided recommendations to the Federal Government on physical activity, sedentary behavior, and health. Informed by this Scientific Report and by public and Federal agency comments, the new edition provides guidance on the amounts and types of physical activity necessary to maintain or improve overall health and reduce the risk of, or even prevent, chronic disease.

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What's new in version 1.0


Release April 14, 2020
Date Added April 14, 2020
Version 1.0

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Operating Systems Android
Additional Requirements Requires Android 4.1 and up


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