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Foundation: 1979

Mission: The President Council's mission is to increase sports participation among youth of all backgrounds and abilities and to promote healthy and active lifestyles for all Americans. Through partnerships with the public, private, and non-profit sectors, the President's Council promotes programs and initiatives that motivate people of all ages, backgrounds, and abilities to lead active, healthy lives. The Council plays a key role in the development of the administration's programmatic priorities, outreach, and awareness efforts to improve the health and quality of life for all Americans. Among the Council's charges are to: Expand and encourage youth sports participation, and to promote the overall physical fitness, health, and nutrition of all Americans; Develop a national strategy to expand children's participation in youth sports, encourage regular physical activity, including active play, and promote good nutrition for all Americans; Focus on children and youth in communities with below-average sports participation and communities with limited access to athletic facilities or recreational areas; Increase awareness of the benefits of participation in sports and regular physical activity, as well as the importance of good nutrition; Promote private and public sector strategies to increase participation in sports, encourage regular physical activity, and improve nutrition; Develop metrics that gauge youth sports participation and physical activity to inform efforts that will improve participation in sports and regular physical activity among young Americans; and, Establish a national and local strategy to recruit volunteers who will encourage and support youth participation in sports and regular physical activity, through coaching, mentoring, teaching, or administering athletic and nutritional programs.

Vision: All Americans lead healthy, active lives.

History: www.hhs.gov


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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Health sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldNorthern AmericaOECDUnited States
Arts and Humanities 534th258th496th236th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 473rd241st404th230th
Environmental Science 304th100th221st94th
Medicine 453rd233rd405th218th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 549th267th457th251st
Psychology 568th293rd533rd266th
Social Sciences 652nd269th573rd238th
Veterinary 256th87th205th77th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatión allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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