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A Primer on Active Living for Government Officials


The Leadership for Active Living provides a 5 page PDF Primer on Active Living for Government Officials which includes:

  • Health Benefits
  • Economic Benefits
  • Obstacles
  • How officials can help

This document can serve as a primer to inform government officials who are looking to implement health in all policies (HiAP) consider the health effects of built environment.

Primary Toolkit:

Healthy Community Design Toolkit

Secondary Toolkits:

Environmental Health in All Policies (HiAP)

Keyword Area:

Active Living, Community Design, Environmental Health, Obesity


Institutional Author:

The Leadership for Active Living





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