5150.0 Physical Activity at School

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:30 AM
Strategies for increasing physical activity at school are in high demand. Several programs will be discussed in this session, including Safe Routes to School, W2W4Life sports program, and the VERBTM Summer Scorecard.
Session Objectives: 1. List programs that can be integrated into your community to increase physical activity in school aged children

10:30 AM
Safe Routes to School: Community and university partnerships to promote walking to school
Marian Levy, DrPH, RD, Stephanie S. Ivey, PhD, Marla B. Royne, PhD and Susan Roakes, PhD
11:10 AM
Characteristics of youth who participated in the VERBTM Summer Scorecard physical activity promotion program
Jen Nickelson, PhD, RD, Moya Alfonso, MSPH, PhD, Robert J. McDermott, PhD, Carol A. Bryant, PhD and Julie Baldwin, PhD

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Organized by: School Health Education and Services
Endorsed by: Physical Activity

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)