Individually-adapted physical activity programs

Program basics

  • Individually-adapted exercise programs that help children and adults build behavioral skills (for example, self-monitoring, goal setting) and social support systems to encourage physical activity
  • Aim to increase physical activity and fitness and may lead to improved weight and mental health
  • Boosting interventions deployed across schools, in communities, and at the family level
  • Can be more specifically targeted to groups such as African-American men and adolescents in disadvantaged schools.

Strength of evidence

Evidence level: Proven (highest tier)


Proven (highest tier)

Ranked as having the highest level of evidence by County Health Rankings and Roadmaps

Target population


Program cost

Not available

Implementation locations

Dates active

Not applicable

Outcomes and impact

  • Increased time spent on physical activity
  • May lead to weight loss

Keys to successful implementation

  • Content coming soon

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