About the WV Physical Activity Plan

We all want a healthier West Virginia! We want to provide opportunities throughout our state to improve the health of our citizens. We want to promote healthy living where everyone lives, works and plays. We want to reduce healthcare costs, promote economic development and enhance West Virginians’ quality of life.

We know it takes a united team to work toward a solution – and we know it takes dedicated leaders from each of the population sectors to “make it happen”. One part of the solution is the development and implementation of an effective WV Physical Activity (PA) Plan. The aim of the Plan is to create a statewide culture that facilitates physically active lifestyles in every societal sector and in every region of our state, regardless of socio-demographic factors, or other barriers we may face.

The overarching GOAL of the WV Physical Activity Plan (WVPAP) is to provide a strategic direction to increase/maintain healthy physical activity levels of the citizens of WV through the development, implementation, and evaluation of an effective WV Physical Activity Plan that will facilitate sector input and collaboration, and guide policy and practice.

The WV Physical Activity Plan has been developed as a plan “by the people for the people”. The plan was constructed using input from everyone from all of the 8 societal sectors. Key organizational partners from throughout the state are critical to the success of the Plan, and a Sector Leader Team with representatives from all eight sectors will ensure relevance, viability, and implementation.

WVPAP Sectors

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Get involved with WVPAP?

There are several ways to get involved!  We are looking for leaders in each sector area with a desire to champion physical activity in and around their communities.  Click on a sector area at the bottom of this page to learn more about how each sector is working to make WV a leader in physical activity and health!

Contact a sector leader?

You can find contact information for all sector leaders as well as the executive leadership team by clicking the Contact Us link at the top of the page.  Or simply click here!

Help support the WVPA Plan?

The West Virginia Physical Activity Plan is all encompassing of every societal sector in WV.  We are 100% non-profit and depend on the generous support people like you!  You can make a monetary donation or become a partner.  We would love to talk with you about how you can come alongside the WV PA Plan. Contact us today!

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