Here you will find a variety of resources to help you on your journey to becoming Energy Krazed!

The Facts

The State of Obesity in Indiana: a comprehensive overview of Indiana’s obesity data, rates and trends including obesity related health issues.

Indiana State Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity Profile

Indiana State Department of Health Chronic Disease Fact Sheets

County Health Rankings provides the health of counties using not only traditional health outcomes, but also the broad range of health factors, to mobilize action on the part of governmental public health and in many other sectors that can influence and are affected by health.

National Survey of Children’s Health (NSCH) provides national and state information about children’s health and well-being.

Kids Count Data Center contains data profiles for national, state and local entities such as rankings, maps, or trend graphs by topic; and raw data. Includes over 100 measures of child well-being.

Health & Fitness

Jump IN is a campaign to reduce and prevent childhood obesity in central Indiana by ensuring that children and their families have real opportunities to make healthy choices in healthy environments.

The Indiana State Department of Health aims to create a healthier and safer Indiana by promoting and providing essential public health services.

Let’s Move! is a comprehensive initiative, launched by the First Lady, dedicated to solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation, so that children born today will grow up healthier and able to pursue their dreams.

NCPPA is the leading force in the country promoting physical activity and fitness initiatives.

Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans details the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. Find guidelines for children, adults and older adults. provides practical information to individuals, health professionals, nutrition educators, and the food industry to help consumers build healthier diets with resources and tools for dietary assessment, nutrition education, and other user-friendly nutrition information.

Indiana Healthy Weight Initiative (IHWI) is a statewide initiative that provides resources, technical assistance, and training for statewide partners implementing and evaluating Indiana’s Comprehensive Nutrition and Physical Activity Plan, 2010- 2020 (the Plan).

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—Nutrition. CDC nutrition efforts cover a wide spectrum of related topics. Good nutrition is vital to good health, disease prevention, and essential for healthy growth and development of children and adolescents.

CDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity (DNPAO). This website provides valuable information and resources on physical activity, nutrition, and obesity from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

American Dietetic Association (ADA): the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals.

Indiana Dietetic Association (IDA) members include professionals who represent a wide range of practice areas around food and nutrition.

Indiana Nutrition Council (INC) provides a collaborative network for the purposes of exchanging information and ideas and providing resources in support of nutritionally healthy lifestyles for the residents of Indiana.

Indiana School Nutrition Association (ISNA) The ISNA provides professional development opportunities, promotes public awareness, and addresses legislative issues in order to provide quality nutrition programs for schools and the communities they serve.

Self Nutrition Data offers a variety of nutrition management tools that help you better understand and track exactly what’s in the food you eat.

Healthcare Healthcare Reform helps you understand the healthcare options available to you in Indiana.

Healthy Indiana Plan: The new Healthy Indiana Plan (or “HIP 2.0”) is an affordable health insurance program from the State of Indiana for uninsured adult Hoosiers.

Community Resources

Bicycle Indiana promotes, educates, and advocates for bicycling in Indiana. A clearinghouse of bicycling information, events, and resources are available.

Central Indiana Bicycling Association is a non-profit organization devoted to encouraging the use of the bicycle as a means for touring, exercising and commuting.

Greenways Foundation is a charitable trust working to promote the growth, enhancement and use of Indiana greenways.

Health by Design exists to create an environment that promotes physical activity and protects the environment through education, advocacy and action.

Indiana Department of Natural Resources (DNR) . DNR’s mission is to protect, enhance, preserve, and wisely use natural, cultural, and recreational resources for the benefit of Indiana’s citizens through professional leadership, management, and education.

Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)  will plan, build, maintain, and operate a superior transportation system enhancing safety, mobility and economic growth. The website provide information on road construction projects, details on doing business, publications, maps, new project studies, and other resources.

Indiana Park & Recreation Association is comprised of park and recreation professionals, individuals and groups dedicated to the promotion of quality leisure time, adding value to the quality of life and the preservation of our environment through research, education and service to an ever expanding variety of users. IPRA is an affiliate of the National Recreation and Park Association.