The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

Session: Physical Activity and Worksite Health Promotion: National, Statewide and Local Initiatives
4070.0: Tuesday, November 12, 2002: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Oral
Physical Activity and Worksite Health Promotion: National, Statewide and Local Initiatives
Presentations in this session will review the current state of worksite physical activity interventions, describe initiatives at the national, state and local level that have resulted in an increase of worksite-based physical activity programs, and will identify theoretically-driven challenges for increasing participation among worksites and employees in the next generation of worksite-based physical activity programs.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Presider(s):Mark G. Wilson, HSD
8:30 AMPolitical economy and the determinants of low participation in worksite health promotion programs: Considering new theories to understand old problems
Laura Linnan, ScD
8:45 AMDiffusion of an evidence-based worksite physical activity intervention
Bruce Leonard, MPH, CHES
9:00 AMActive for Life: Worksite physical activity program
Alexis M. Williams, MPH, CHES
9:15 AMCalifornia's Take Action
Jim Carman, MS
9:30 AMNew York stateís Commissionerís Challenge and Move for Life
Diane Hart
9:45 AMMarch Into May - Maine
Stacy Brewer
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Chiropractic Health Care; School Health Education and Services
CE Credits:CME, Chiropractic, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy, Social Work

The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA