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5185.0 Environmental and Policy Approaches to Physical Activity
Wednesday, November 11, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session will discuss strategies developed to increase physical activity levels in children. Legal and policy approaches to promoting play in communities will be discussed. This session will also demonstrate awareness of different patterns of park-based physical activity among adults.
Session Objectives: Identify the key preschool factors associated with increased levels of physical activity and describe sustainable strategies for increasing physical activity in preschools. Demonstrate how community-based build process can increase opportunities for physical activity through playground building by creating access to safe play spaces.
Patricia A. Poindexter, MPH, CHES
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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
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