Research & Resources
Although Healthy Parks Healthy People US is housed within the National Park Service, it extends from the largest national parks to your own back yard. Staying active, exploring the outdoors, and doing your park to conserve our environment are all facets of Healthy Parks Healthy People US.
“Like” us on Facebook (facebook.com/healthyparkshealthypeopleus) and let us know what you’re up to. We’d love to hear! While you’re there, check out what other like-minded groups and individuals are doing to promote health and the environment.
Let’s Move Outside - offers some great resources for finding where to go and what to do!
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention - offers information about staying healthy.
The Presidents Active Lifestyle Award Challenge (PALA) - rewards individuals for getting the recommended weekly amount of physical activity. You can sign up as an individual or a group.
Articles:
Take a Hike and Call Me in the Morning
Head Out for a Daily Dose of Green Space
How Safeway Is Cutting Health-Care Costs
Prescription for Better Health – Go Alfresco
OPM Asks Health Insurers to Provide Incentives for Wellness Programs