213421 Non-Profit Sector's Role in Developing and Implementing the National Physical Activity Plan

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 11:00 AM

Colleen Doyle, MS, RD , Cancer Control Science, American Cancer Society, Inc., Atlanta, GA
The National Physical Activity Plan is being developed under the auspices of a non-government coordinating committee comprised largely of representatives from national non-profit health organizations. This presentation will summarize the roles that these non-profit organizations are playing in developing the Plan and will play in the ongoing effort to implement the Plan. The relationship between the coordinating committee and government agencies will be discussed, and the anticipated role of the National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity will be overviewed.

Learning Objectives:
Program attendees will be able to describe the contributions that non-profit health organizations are making to the development of the National Physical Activity Plan.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Bachelor of Science degree in nutrition from Miami University and a Masters of Science degree in Human Nutrition, with a minor in exercise science, from The Ohio State University. She is a member of the American Dietetic Association and its Sports, Cardiovascular and Wellness Nutrition and Oncology Nutrition practice groups, as well as the American College of Sports Medicine.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.