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Pam Eidson – National Physical Activity Society missionNational Physical Activity Society

Pam Eidson


October 25, 2019   Dear NPAS Members:   The board of the National Physical Activity Society voted this week to move forward with the proposed merger into a new collaborative entity including the current National Physical Activity Plan Alliance and the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity. Both NPAPA’s and …

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Webinar: Walkability Action Institute

Webinar NACDD’s Walkability Action Institute View the Recording (Continuing education certificate is at the bottom of this page.) Description and Speakers The National Physical Activity Society served as a founding partner on the development of the Walkability Action Institute. As we near this year’s application period, we bring you …

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Webinar: Two Documents from NRPA and NPAPA

Two Documents, Explained Featuring the National Physical Activity Plan and the National Recreation and Park Association   View Webinar Two Documents, Explained (with NRPA and NPAPA) recorded April 16, 2018   Description:  Developers of two new resources go over key findings and recommend how to use the documents to promote community …

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What is a practitioner?

The National Physical Activity Society grew out of an organization that was originally, circa 2006, called the National Society for Physical Activity Practitioners in Public Health1. About five years ago the board determined that “in Public Health” was too limiting. With the proliferation of organizations and professions around the country …

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Webinar: Small Town Stories: Walkability in Rural America

January 9, 2017 Update: Video recording linked below All over the country towns are creating better places to live through walk and bike friendly communities. As part of the National Physical Activity Society’s efforts to assist rural communities that are seeking to make such changes, we created the Stories from Small Towns project, now in its second …

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