Inactivity Home Page
Physical Activity and Fitness was the subject
of a Surgeon
General's Report and is a major area of concern for Healthy
People 2010. Preliminary estimates (see "Contribution to overall
disease burden in SF" link on right) suggest that physical inactivity
could be as important as tobacco as a local public health concern.
A CDC-funded project has identified specific
public health interventions that work to improve physical inactivity
(see "What can be done?" link on right).
[to be done: include trends, SF data
(if avail), comparisons with state & US]