Active Living


Strategies

Strategies for Active Living

Strategy 6:

Build capacity to implement active living policy at the community level and by community organizations.


Strategy 7:

Promote participation in and use of area physical activity resources, including partnerships with parks and trails organizations, and other community organizations.


Strategy 8:

Support family-friendly physical activity opportunities throughout the year, throughout the community.


Strategy 9:

Use point-of-decision prompts to encourage use of stairs.

Resources

Resources for Active Living

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Healthy Community Design Series - What Creates Built Environment (1 of 3)

Posted on October 16, 2017

These slides come from the Heralthy Community Design workshop series (3 parts) hosted by AZ Health Zone. The Slides walk through a built environement, how to make change and who you can look to for help.This PowerPoint is meant to provide background and knowledge for LIAs, not SNAP-Ed participants.

 

Part 1 walks through the different types of plans and the levels of government that affect planning.

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Healthy Community Design Series - How to Become a Change Agent (2 of 3)

Posted on October 16, 2017

These slides come from the Heralthy Community Design workshop series (3 parts) hosted by AZ Health Zone. The Slides walk through a built environement, how to make change and who you can look to for help. This PowerPoint is meant to provide background and knowledge for LIAs, not SNAP-Ed participants.

 

Part 2 takes a look at the planning process and how you can get involved.

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Healthy Community Design Series - Who Can You Enlist to Help (3 of 3)

Posted on October 16, 2017

These slides come from the Heralthy Community Design workshop series hosted by AZ Health Zone (3 parts). The Slides walk through a built environement, how to make change and who you can look to for help. This PowerPoint is meant to provide background and knowledge for LIAs, not SNAP-Ed participants.

 

Part 3 takes a look at where in the implementation process you can get involved, how to be an advocate and who to partner with

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Safe Routes to Schools Talking Points: A Factsheet to Help Create Safe Routes to School in Your Community_EN_ES

Posted on August 9, 2017

This fact sheet provides talking points and information to help communities create Safe Routes to School programs and policies. English_Spanish

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Slow Your Streets a How-To Guide For Pop-Up Traffic Calming

Posted on July 18, 2017

These successful demonstrations showcased proven methods of slowing traffic and increasing safety with traffic calming designs. The demonstrations were used to educate community members, elected officials, and city staff on how we can work together to create safer, more vibrant, and healthier communities. These educational events have the potential to influence policy change for better street design.

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Verb Scorecard Intervention

Posted on July 18, 2017

VERB™ Scorecard is a practice-based intervention designed to increase activity levels of tweens (9-13 year olds) through a community-wide campaign effort. This includes promoting physical activity opportunities and utilizing a “passport” (scorecard) system of tracking physical activity during a designated time period. This is a community level environmental change intervention that targets individual behavior.

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Going and Growing - Walking Club

Posted on November 29, 2016

Congratulations on getting your Club up and walking! You got the motivated, now keep them motivated for big success. Use these tips to make sure your Walking Club doesn't break stride.

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How to Have a Kickoff - Walking Club

Posted on November 29, 2016

The day has finally arrived - your Walking Club is ready for its debut! Celebrate the launch of your Walking Club with a kickoff event. This flyer will help get you started.

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How to Organize - Walking Club

Posted on November 29, 2016

Follow these four simple steps, andy you'll be on your way to plotting a course with your new Walking Club.

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How to Promote - Walking Club

Posted on November 29, 2016

Now it's time to spread the word. Put out a call for Walking Club comrades and keep them in the know using these easy strategies.

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Key Contacts

Key Contacts for Active Living

Ryan Lang

Ryan Lang

Active Living Specialist
602-542-7519
ryan.lang@azdhs.gov
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