5085.0 School policies and wellness

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Martha Dewey Bergren, DNS RN NCSN FNASN FASHA

Implementation of legislative mandates to address childhood obesity: Challenges for schools
Carole V. Harris, PhD, Andrew S. Bradlyn, PhD, Nancy O'Hara Tompkins, PhD, Lucas C. Moore, EdD, Melanie Purkey, MS, Don Chapman, MS, Keri Kennedy, MPH, Kristy Blower, MA, Stephanie S. Frost, MA, Kimberly Bosworth Blake, PharmD, MBA and Jessica Coffman, MA
Perceptions of walkability: Implications for walk-to-school programs
Melanie Goodell, MPH, Martha M. Phillips, PhD, MPH, MBA, Blake A. Talbot, MPH, Britni Mitchell, BS, CHES, Jennifer Montgomery, BS and Jada Walker, MEd
Education's Role in Preventing Childhood Obesity: What are the most effective types of school wellness policies?
Rebecca L. Utz, PhD, Edward Coffield, PhD Candidate, Julie Metos, MPH, RD, Norman J. Waitzman, PhD and Eric N. Reither, PhD
Implementation of school wellness policies: Challenges and opportunities
Janice Kao, MPH, Gail Woodward-Lopez, MPH, RD, Mary Lussier, MPH, RD and Pat Crawford, DrPH, RD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Social Work, Women's Caucus, Physical Activity

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)