|World Day of Physical Activity|
No Barriers to Physical Activity
We are please to inform that the World Day for Physical Activity – 2013 will be celebrate around (1 to 8th) April 6th.
We expect you and your institution may organize a wonderful event to demonstrate our indignation in relation to sedentarism.
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After 15 years of implementation of the Program for Agita São Paulo, State Health Secretariat of São Paulo with the technical and scientific advice of the Center Studies of Physical Fitness Laboratory from São Caetano do Sul - CELAFISCS, the program was adopted as a national strategy promoting health through the practice of regular physical activity. In this light came the Program Agita Brazil, with support from the Ministry of Health, also beyond national borders with the Agita America. In 2005 the partnership was established with the Municipality of São Paulo and the creation of Agita Sampa.
Considered model program to promote health by the World Health Organization - WHO, it was decided during the 54th World Health Assembly in 2002 that the World Health Day would have as its theme the promotion of physical activity. Thus was born the "Agita Mundo", inspired by Agita São Paulo its international impact has been maintained by the WHO as a permanent event. From then, the April 6 became the World Day of Physical Activity.
The celebration event to Agita Mundo in 2010 managed to organize more than 2500 events in several countries. In São Paulo, its more than 400 institutional partners, more than 15,000 people gathered on the walk in the MASP Paulista Avenue to the Legislative Assembly in Ibirapuera.
See how was the walk Agita Mundo 2012.