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Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch - Physical Activity Program

The Nutrition Education and Obesity Prevention Branch - Physical Activity Program is under the California Department of Public Health. Specifically, our mission is to increase the percent of SNAP-eligible Californians who meet the national Physical Activity guidelines.

Our team can help you with the following:

Guidance on culturally appropriate Physical Activity resources, messaging and trainings
Expertise regarding policy, systems, and environmental change strategies
Identifying best practices and evidence-based Physical Activity promotion and interventions
Guidance on forming Physical Activity partnerships to build capacity and sustainability
Identification of Physical Activity evaluation tools


Materials are available for purchase on the Online Catalog, or qualifying organizations can get free materials through Local Health Departments.

Playing for Choices (PDF)Opens a new browser window.

Tools for Learning Fuel For Moving (PDF)Opens a new browser window


All of the items below also have a DVD version available through the Local Health Departments or the Online Catalog.

Instant Recess (Flash video)Opens a new browser windowa 10-minute physical activity video that you can play anytime, anywhere to get you moving.

Shape of Yoga booklet (PDF, 2MB, Eng | Spn)Opens a new browser window

Power Up in 10 booklet (PDF, 2.5MB, Eng | Spn) Opens in a new browser window



Last modified on: 7/7/2014 4:23 PM