Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, people around the U.S. and world have been asked to self-isolate and limit gatherings to fewer than 10 people. With schools, offices, restaurants, and gyms closed, people are spending most of their time at home and it’s important to reiterate the importance of physical activity and exercise.
NEW – 4/30/20: Childhood Obesity Resources Related to COVID-19 – The National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research has compiled resources for teachers and parents trying to keep kids active, nutrition guidance for practitioners, and grad students and faculty learning and teaching virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Physical Activity Alliance has compiled this list of free resources that make it possible for people of all ages to be active at home.
To find more family activities and at-home physical education ideas, see the Resources for Families Learning At Home and Coping with COVID-19
NEW – 4/14/20: CDC has released guidance for parks and recreation facilities related to COVID-19. The guidance recommends not visiting these areas if you are sick or have symptoms of COVID-19, practicing social distancing, avoiding gathering in large groups, using everyday preventive actions, and refraining from the use of playgrounds, hot tubs, or spas. >> Read more.