The following publications may assist in the implementation of Smart Moves:
Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook (new window) (new window)
This handbook provides tools for state and local agencies and community-based organizations that are evaluating physical activity programs.
US Department of Health and Human Services (2002). Physical Activity Evaluation Handbook. Atlanta, GA: US Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Guidelines for School and Community Programs to Promote Lifelong Physical Activity Among Young People (new window) (new window)
This report summarises recommendations for encouraging young people to become more physically active so that they will continue to engage in physical activity and obtain health benefits throughout life.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1997). Guidelines for school and community programs to promote lifelong physical activity among young people. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, 46(No. RR-6), [inclusive page numbers].
Physical Activity and Building Stronger Communities (new window) (new window)
This report reviews the role of physical activity in building stronger communities. It outlines the health benefits of physical activity and how participation in physical activity may help foster social capital and encourage the development of strong and healthy communities. Discussion focuses on two disadvantaged populations, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of non-English speaking backgrounds. The report provides a number of effective strategies.
Chau, J. (2007). Physical Activity and Building Stronger Communities. Premier's Council on Active Living, NSW Centre for Physical Activity and Health.