Physical Activity

Physical Activity


Physical Activity (Haga clic aquí para recursos de actividad física en español)

These tools help meet individuals with chronic health conditions where they are in regard to their physical activity level.  Whether just beginning physical activity for the first time, or as an individual who is wanting to maintain their level of physical activity, these tools can help you be physically active.

My Exercise Plan (Exercise is Medicine)

Physical Activity. The Arthritis Pain Reliever. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Physical Activity for Everyone: Guidelines (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity)

Tips for Better Exercise (Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program)

Exercise and Osteoporosis Fact Sheet (National Institute on Aging – Go4Life)

Exercise and Back Pain (spine-health.com)

Get Active (Healthfinder.gov)

Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services – Obesity Program)

Physical Activity Limitations for Certain Medical Conditions (Veterans Affairs – National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, MOVE(R) )

I Can Do It, You Can Do It (HHS – President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, & Nutrition)

Stay Active with a Disability: Quick Tips (Healthfinder.gov)

Wheelchair Odometers (Veterans Affairs – National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, MOVE(R))

    Physical Activity/Odometer Log (Veterans Affairs – National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, MOVE(R))

Fitness for Less: Low-Cost Ways to Shape Up (Mayo Clinic)

Making Physical Activity Part of Your Life: Tips for Being More Active (Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services – Obesity Program)

Exercise and Physical Activity: Your Everyday Guide from the National Institute on Aging (NIH – National Institute on Aging)

Exercise Helps Ease Arthritis Pain and Stiffness (Mayo Clinic)

Arthritis Exercises (Arthritis-Health.com)

Exercise and Your Arthritis (Arthritis Foundation)

Walking and Arthritis (Arthritis Foundation)

Getting Started with Physical Activity for People with Diabetes (American Diabetes Association)

Exercise for Your Bone Health (National Institutes of Health – NIAMS)

Just Move! (Click “Request a Sample”)(American Heart Association)

Exercises to Try: Balance Exercises (NIH Senior Health)

Exercises to Try: Strength Exercises (NIH Senior Health)

American Indian Health-Health Topics: Exercising and Keeping Fit (United States National Library of Medicine)

NIH Senior Health: Benefits of Exercise (National Institutes of Health)

NIH Senior Health: Exercises to Try (National Institutes of Health)

NIH Senior Health: How to Get Started (National Institutes of Health)

NIH Senior Health: How to Stay Active (National Institutes of Health)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Physical Activity (Healthfinder.gov)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Physical Activity for Older Adults (Healthfinder.gov)

Healthfinder.gov Resources on: Physical Activity for People with Disabilities (Healthfinder.gov)

 

This list, though thorough, is not complete.  If you would like more suggestions on specific activities or techniques for self-management and physical activities, please contact your Regional Arthritis Center Coordinator, or the Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program.

If you have self-management resources you would like to be shared on this site, please contact the Missouri Arthritis and Osteoporosis Program.

 

 

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