Part of the mission of the PAPH Lab includes outreach to the community and advocacy for policies and environments that promote physical activity at a population level.

Graduate students from the PAPH lab participate in the  SFIA’s 2015 National Health Through Fitness Day – Washington, DC

PAPH Lab members visiting Congress to speak about physical activity and public health

PAPH Lab members visiting Congress to speak about physical activity and public health

Dangaia, Zack and Joanna  with Hershel Walker - Heismann winner -  as a part of a team who spoke with congressional leaders about legislation for physical activity.

Dangaia, Zack and Joanna with Hershel Walker – Heismann winner – as a part of a team who spoke with congressional leaders about legislation for physical activity.

2015 Congress

Dr. Bopp served on an expert panel for the Faith-based sector for the National Physical Activity plan,  which is a  comprehensive set of policies, programs, and initiatives that aim to increase physical activity in all segments of the American population.

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Active Lions team members have participated in many events around campus and the State College community, including Winter Bike to Work Day, Fall Bike to Work Day, and the Penn State Kinesiology department’s Exercise is Medicine on Campus initiative.

Advocacy Resources

Learn more about becoming an advocate for physical activity and have your voice heard. Visit these organizations for more information on current legislation about physical activity.

American College of Sports Medicine

American Heart Association

American Public Health Association

National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity