3140.1 Increasing Physical Activity in Diverse Settings

Monday, November 8, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This interesting and eclectic session will highlight the challenges and opportunities related to physical activity promotion in diverse settings and populations. Speakers will describe innovative best practices to increase physical activity in work sites, college residential units, and urban housing projects. In addition, speakers will identify barriers and enablers for physical activity in urban Aboriginal youth gathered through ethnographic methodologies. Finally, best practices for implementing complete street policies at the state and local level will be introduced.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify and evaluate characteristics of neighborhoods and work sites that promote physical activity for diverse populations. 2. Describe barriers to physical activity in urban youth. 3. Identify specific best practices for physical activity promotion in university residential and work site settings.
Justin B. Moore, PhD, MS

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Elizabeth Ablah, PhD, MPH, Kurt Konda, MA, Kelly Konda and Becky Pattison Tuttle, MA, BS
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Fernando Ona, PhD, MPH, Carol Kennedy-Armbruster, MS, PhD (c), Whitney E. Hornsby, MS, PhD (c), David K. Lohrmann, PhD, Meagan Shipley, MS(c), BS, Marge Schrag, MS and Diana Jacobs, MS

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Organized by: Physical Activity

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

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