Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion

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    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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    Education/PreventionThe Healthcare Consortium Kids in Motion program is a Childhood Obesity Prevention Program funded by NYS Department of Health. The goal is to get kids moving more, eating more fresh fruits and vegetables, and getting less screen time (TV and computers). This school and community-based program, has a front line presence in the lives of children in the K-5 age groups. The aim of The Healthcare Consortium Kids in Motion program is to reach out to kids who may feel a little left out of the sports team mentality. Not everyone has to be a competitive athlete, yet everyone needs to find something that moves them, quite literally, so they can have positive feelings about exercise and movement. ColumbiaKIDS IN MOTION CHILDHOOD OBESITY PREVENTION PROGRAMCOLUMBIA COUNTY COMMUNITY HEALTHCARE CONSORTIUM
    Education/Prevention ServicesProvides education and screenings to help individuals with various health concerns, such as cancer, heart disease, diabetes, blood pressure, etc.EssexADULT AND SENIOR SERVICESESSEX COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    Health/Medical Care ServicesA fitness program specifically designed for individuals who are not physically fit, but want to improve their quality of life through exercise and education on nutrition, stress management, depression, health benefits, and more.FranklinFIT FOR LIFEADIRONDACK HEALTH
    Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesTriple Play is a dynamic wellness program currently being offered that demonstrates how eating right, keeping fit and forming positive relationships add up to a healthy lifestyle. The goal of the Triple Play program is to improve Club members' knowledge of healthy habits, increase the number of hours per day they participate in physical activities, and strengthen their ability to interact positively with others and engage in positive relationships.RensselaerTRIPLE PLAYTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

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