2019 Quick View

The ACSM American Fitness Index celebrates healthy, active lifestyles and encourages city leaders to make local changes to promote these behaviors. Explore the city comparison tool to see how your favorite city ranks.

Actively Moving America to Better Health

Roll over a city for quick stats on the 2019 ACSM American Fitness Index or click on a city to see its strengths and challenges. For a complete list of cities and the full rankings click here.
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Disparities in the Quality of Physical Activity Environments

There are race, ethnic and socioeconomic status (SES) disparities in physical activity. The disparities differ by domain of physical activity (e.g., occupation, transportation), but there… Read more

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America’s Most Dangerous Cities for Pedestrians

Across America’s 100 largest cities an average of  2.2 pedestrians were killed per 100,000 residents in the last year.   With a total population of 64,504,498 … Read more

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Advocate for Active Transportation in Your Community | Op-ed Template

A key step in increasing active transportation habits and avenues  in your community is working to increase awareness of the economical, personal health and environmental… Read more

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Pedestrian Safety Concerns Hinder Active Transportation

In 2018, 6,227 pedestrian fatalities occurred in the United States, the highest number in nearly three decades and a four percent increase from 2017 according… Read more

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