3127.0 Assessing the Role of the Built Environment on Health Behaviors, Obesity, & Chronic Disease

Monday, October 31, 2011: 10:30 AM
Session Objectives: Discuss opportunities and challenges of local health jurisdictions interested in evaluating the built environment Identify physical and social environmental factors that influence eating habits and physical activities of youth Describe effective methods to evaluate and measure success of programmatic interventions that encourage physical activity in urban settings

10:30 AM
Evaluation Challenges of Built Environment PSE Changes
Laurie Ringaert, BSc, BMR-OT, MSc, Kadie Bell, AICP, James Krieger, MD, MPH, Nadine Chan, PhD, MPH and Ryan Kellogg, MA
11:06 AM
How Social and Physical Environments Influence Obesity: A Qualitative Study of Youth in South Korea
Sohyun Park, MS, Jae-Heon Kang, MD, MPH, PhD and Joel Gittelsohn, PhD
11:24 AM
11:42 AM

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Public Health Nursing, Women's Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health

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