5145.0 Physical Activity for Everyone: Growing Stronger at Every Stage of Life

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Specific physical activity levels and needs may evolve throughout different stages of life, but they remain an essential part of good health. This session will describe approaches for increasing physical activity for deconditioned, marginalized individuals.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to: Identify differences in physical activity and sports team participation among California children based on socioeconomic factors. Identify the factors that explain gender differences in children's physical activity. List the Healthy People 2020 physical activity objectives.
Obiageli Okwuka, DVM, MPH

Developing Healthy People 2020 Physical Activity and Fitness objectives
Asel Ryskulova, MD, PhD, MPH, Richard Klein, MPH and Janet Fulton, PhD
Behavioral, Psychological, Socio-Cultural and Environmental Factors related to Gender Differences in Children's Physical Activity
Noe C. Crespo, PhD, MPH, MS, Kirsten Corder, PhD, Simon J. Marshall, PhD, Gregory J. Norman, PhD, James F. Sallis, PhD, Kevin Patrick, MD, MS, John P. Elder, PhD, MPH and Barbara Baquero, PhD, MPH
If you build it, they will come: A partnership between a community health center and a local YWCA/YMCA
Suzanne Cashman, ScD, Lucy Candib, MD, Matthew Silva, PharmD, Patricia Flanagan, ACSM and Julia Nelligan, BS

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

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Social Work, Healthy Communities for Healthy Aging Forum

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