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Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee

The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee reviewed the body of scientific and medical evidence about physical activity and health. Using this evidence, the Advisory Committee prepared a scientific report that documents the background and rationale for its recommendations for the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.


  • Abby C. King, Ph.D., FACSM, FSBM

  • Kenneth E. Powell, M.D., MPH




  • David Buchner, M.D., MPH

  • Wayne Campbell, Ph.D.

  • Loretta DiPietro, Ph.D., MPH

  • Kirk I. Erickson, Ph.D.

  • Charles H. Hillman, Ph.D.

  • John M. Jakicic, Ph.D.

  • Kathleen F. Janz, EdD

  • Peter T. Katzmarzyk, Ph.D.

  • William E. Kraus, M.D.

  • Richard F. Macko, M.D.

  • David X. Marquez, Ph.D.

  • Anne McTiernan, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Russell R. Pate, Ph.D.

  • Linda S. Pescatello, Ph.D.

  • Melicia C. Whitt-Glover, Ph.D.