Resource Toolbox

Resource Toolbox

5-2-1-0 Let’s Go!
Let’s Go! helps kids and families eat healthy and be active. They partner with teachers, doctors, child care providers, and community organizations to help share the same four healthy habits of “5 2 1 0” everyday.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC’s Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity (DNPAO) is working to implement policy and environmental strategies to make healthy eating and active living accessible and affordable for everyone.

ChooseMyPlate.gov
The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion (CNPP), an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.

Coordinated Approach To Child Health (CATCH)
CATCH is an evidence-based, coordinated school health program designed to promote physical activity, healthy food choices and the prevention of tobacco use in children.

County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
The County Health Rankings illustrate what we know when it comes to what’s making people sick or healthy, but understanding your county’s rankings is only one component of improving your community’s health.

Let’s Move!
Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the problem of obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

Let’s Move! Active Schools
Let’s Move! Active Schools empowers you to amplify your impact among students and throughout your school by focusing on five key areas: physical education, physical activity during school, physical activity before and after school, staff involvement, and family and community engagement.

National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
The National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) is the non-profit professional membership association that sets the standard for best practices in quality physical education and sport.

National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCPR)
The mission of the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR) is to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and application of childhood obesity research, and to halt — and reverse — childhood obesity through enhanced coordination and collaboration.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provides global leadership for a research, training, and education program to promote the prevention and treatment of heart, lung, and blood diseases and enhance the health of all individuals so that they can live longer and more fulfilling lives.

Pennsylvania Department of Health
This site contains nutrition and physical activity related information and resources.  Here you will find support information, promotional materials, statistics, research, recipes and much more.

SPARK
SPARK is a research-based, public health organization dedicated to creating, implementing, and evaluating programs that promote lifelong wellness. – See more at: http://www.sparkpe.org/what-is-spark/#sthash.lannul8U.dpuf

Take 10!
Healthier lifestyles, 10 minutes at a time.

We Can!
We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity & Nutrition) is a national movement designed to give parents, caregivers, and entire communities a way to help children 8 to 13 years old stay at a healthy weight.