5172.0 Epidemiology of exercise and physical activity

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 12:30 PM
Oral
This important session will examine research in the area of physical activity and obesity. Specific talks include: associations between physical activity and dietary behaviors among U.S. high school students; relationship between physical activity and mental health among Texas adolescents the role of physical education (PE) class attendance; commuting distance and its association with cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic risk; an examination of the determinants of physical activity for people in the Southern region; obesity and physical inactivity among pre-diabetic adults with and without disabilities BRFSS, 2009.
Session Objectives: Describe the associations between physical activity and dietary behaviors among U.S. high school students Discuss the relationship between physical activity and mental health among Texas adolescents Explain commuting distance and its association with cardiorespiratory fitness and metabolic risk Discuss an examination of the determinants of physical activity for people in the Southern region Describe obesity and physical inactivity among pre-diabetic adults with and without disabilities BRFSS, 2009
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Welcoming Remarks
12:35 PM
Obesity and physical inactivity among pre-diabetic adults with and without disabilities BRFSS, 2009
Alissa Cyrus, MPH, Elizabeth A. Courtney-Long, MA, MSPH and Brian S. Armour, PhD
12:50 PM
Relationship between physical activity and mental health among Texas adolescents the role of physical education (PE) class attendance
Alice Fang Yan, MD, PhD, Mary Thomas, MPH, Katherine Velasquez, RN, Gentry Kuehn, MS and Sha Ge, MA, PhD
1:20 PM
What are the determinants of physical activity for people in the Southern region?
Sariyamon Tiraphat, MS, Qi (Harry) Zhang, PhD, Joshua George Behr, PhD and Laurel Shepherd, DNSc, PNP
Concluding Remarks

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Organized by: Epidemiology

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

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