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Session: Using Community-Based Research to Improve the Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment
5161.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Using Community-Based Research to Improve the Nutrition and Physical Activity Environment
Community-based research is one approach to engage community members in the identification of influences on eating behaviors and implementation of obesity prevention strategies. This purpose of this session is to present examples of survey and interventions that are community-based and to discuss challenges and benefits of community-based research.
Learning Objectives: 1.List 3 community-based interventions related to nutrition and physical activity; 2. Describe what is meant by community-based research.
Moderator(s):Jay D. Hirschman, MPH, CNS
2:30 PMA participatory research model for obesity prevention in rural communities in Appalachia
Deborah Coen, MS, CHES
2:45 PMEnvironmental influences on eating behavior among urban African-American adolescents and their caregivers: Findings from a community-based participatory research project
Siobhan C. Maty, PhD, MPH, Lucille Webb, MEd, Wyokemia N. Joyner, MHSA (c), Megan P. Boose, MPH (c), Megan E. Trautman, MPH (c), Kacey Hanson, MPH, Janice M. Dodds, EdD, RD
3:00 PMA community-based environmental approach to obesity prevention targeting early elementary school children  [ Recorded presentation ]
Christina D. Economos, PhD, Jessica J. Collins, MS, Jeanne Goldberg, PhD, RD, Aviva Must, PhD, Elena N. Naumova, PhD, Miriam Nelson, PhD
3:15 PMPartnering with schools for health: A community-based survey of policies related to food availability and physical activity in two regions of Ilinois  [ Recorded presentation ]
Marjorie Getz, PhD (c), Marcy Coppernoll, RN
3:30 PM"Telling it like it is:" Comprehensive assessment of rural communities for food and nutrition interventions  [ Recorded presentation ]
Margaret L. Bogle, PhD, RD, LD, Earlene Strickland, PhD, Kathy Yadrick, PhD, RD, Catherine Champagne, PhD, Patrick Casey, MD, Edi;th N. Hyman, PhD, Bernestine McGee, PhD, RD, LDN, Beverly McCabe-Sellers, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Community-Based Public Health Caucus; Environment; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; School Health Education and Services; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Nutrition

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA