Health Promotion

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Health Promotion, a discipline of Special Olympics Healthy Athletes, focuses on healthy living, healthy lifestyle choices, and nation-specific health issues. In addition to health education activities, health Promotion offers screenings for bone density, blood pressure, and body mass index (BMI). Its goals include encouraging and enhancing healthy behaviors and improving self-efficacy and self-advocacy.

For more information, contact Peyton Purcell (ppurcell@specialolympics.org), Senior Manager, Health Promotion.

Get Involved

Manual and Guides

Complete Manual

Individual Chapters

Athlete Report Card and Screening Guides

Screening FAQs and BMI Tools

Event Resources and Equipment

Healthy Athletes Software Forms

Equipment and Supplies List

Bone Density Machine Requests

Educational Materials

Master Equipment List

Marketing and Communications

Additional Related Resources

Other resources that you may need for Health Promotion.

Choose to Change Cards

Download easy-to-print, four-to-a-page Choose to Change Cards with topics including Fruits and Vegetables, Hand Washing, Healthy Blood Pressure, Hydration, Smoking Cessation, Strong Bones, and Sun Safety. Each set of cards is available in Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.
Choose to Change Cards in English
Choose to Change Cards in Arabic
Choose to Change Cards in French
Choose to Change Cards in German
Choose to Change Cards in Portuguese
Choose to Change Cards in Russian
Choose to Change Cards in Spanish