A new era of physical activity programming options is essential for attracting the wellness seeker. Unlike the fit crowd, the inactive or marginally active are not as likely to participate in physical activity unless the programming offered relates specifically to them. Trained staff to deliver the program and consistent engagement and validation make a good program better.
In the HCD Wellness Resource Network, wellness physical activity programs are categorized by populations according to:
Each wellness physical activity program includes frequency, intensity, duration, mode, progressions, and format. These parameters are based on the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans as published by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and modified accordingly.
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