Physical activity

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International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Physical activity topics
    Physical activity fact sheet
  2. Global recommendations on physical activity for health
  3. WHO Collaborating Centres on Physical Activity and Health Promotion
    Centres for Disease Control & Prevention
  4. Global Strategy on Diet, Physical Activity and Health
  5. Interventions on Diet and Physical Activity: What Works BPGHM Note: See page 25. WHO document gives Church-based programs “Effective” (highest possible) rating.

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Journal of Christian Nursing
Using the Internet to Increase Physical Activity in a Faith Community–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.

 II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. The Lancet Global Health Series See especially:
Physical Activity 2016: Progress and Challenges

Updated: Feb 2017