ABSTRACT

Executive Order 13265: President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports   [open pdf - 119KB]

Alternate Title: EO 13265: President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports

"The Secretary of Health and Human Services (Secretary) shall, in carrying out his responsibilities for public health and human services, develop and coordinate a national program to enhance physical activity and sports participation. Through this program, the Secretary shall seek to: (a) expand national interest in and awareness of the benefits of regular physical activity and active sports participation; (b) stimulate and enhance coordination of programs within and among the private and public sectors that promote participation in, and safe and easy access to, physical activity and sports; (c) expand availability of quality information and guidance regarding physical activity and sports participation; (d) integrate physical activity into a broader health-promotion and disease- prevention effort through Federal agencies and the private sector; and (e) target all Americans, with particular emphasis on children and adolescents, as well as populations or communities in which specific risks or disparities in participation in, access to, or knowledge about the benefits of physical activity have been identified."

Report Number:
Executive Order 13265; EO 13265
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Date:
2002-06-06
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Public Domain
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Federal Register: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=FR
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application/pdf
Source:
Federal Register (June 6, 2002), v.67 no.112, p.39841
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