The goal of this toolkit is to provide RDNs with a set of resources for encouraging physical activity (PA) as an effective strategy for the prevention, treatment and management of more than 40 of the most common chronic health conditions in adults. Designed to help RDNs incorporate PA into weight management plans for people of all ages, the approach is flexible and facilitates utilization by RDNs working in diverse settings. Evaluating the PA habits and restrictions of patients/clients during a comprehensive nutrition assessment is indicated by the Revised 2017 Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists and is consistent with the Nutrition Care Process (NCP).
This Physical Activity Toolkit for RDNs contains extensive information and resources such as:
Brought to you by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the American College of Sports Medicine with a special thank you to the toolkit development team and authors Laura Kruskall, PhD, RDN, CSSD, LD, FACSM, FAND; Melinda M. Manore, PhD, RDN, CSSD, FACSM; Julie Schwartz, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CSSD, LD, ACSM-EP, NBC-HWC; and Robyn Stuhr, MA, CASM-CEP, RCE. Planned with the Cardiovascular Health and Well-being (CV-Well), Sports and Human Performance Nutrition (SHPN), and Weight Management (WM) dietetic practice groups.
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