Health By Design

A summit in Indianapolis focused on ways to reduce health inequity and tackled social factors that influence health. 

A newly published guidebook provides Hoosier communities with plans to encourage more physical activity and outlines ways to address common barriers.

Indiana Bike and Walk Summit was held in Indianapolis. (Jill Sheridan/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

Communities across Indiana are finding ways to be more walkable and bikeable.  An annual summit in Indianapolis highlighted success stories and challenges they face. 

American Fitness Index Measures More Than Health

May 16, 2017

The American College of Sports Medicine in Indianapolis released its annual American Fitness Index this week. The index was first created 10 years ago when it was the first report to combine personal and community factors into a health score, having that environment included has changed the conversation.