The Warren County Health Services Division of Public Health offers you this cumulative web site with information about our community here in Warren County as well as additional resources to assist with an active lifestyle for resident families with children. More importantly, young people can build healthy bodies and establish healthy lifestyles by including physical activity in their daily lives. However, many young people are not physically active on a regular basis.
What are the benefits of physical activity?
Regular physical activity in childhood and adolescence promotes a number of positive health benefits:
- Improves strength and endurance
- Helps build healthy bones and muscles
- Helps control weight
- Reduces anxiety and stress and increases self-esteem
- May improve blood pressure and cholesterol levels (Center for Disease Control, 2000)
Please visit the sections below for more information to help keep kids and families active in Warren County: