4232.0 Understanding Predictors of Physical Activity in Children and Adults

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to describe the factors that are associated with physical activity in diverse populations, including African Americans, and American Indian and Alaskan Natives. This session is devoted to understanding how public health professionals can promote physical activity in populations that may be at risk for chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Session Objectives: Evaluate the different factors that influence physical activity in diverse populations Identify the predictors of physical activity in different ages and ethnicities Discuss the psychological and behavioral influences of the promotion of physical activity in diverse populations
David Paul, PhD

12:30 PM
12:50 PM
1:10 PM
Relationship between self-efficacy, social support, and physical activity among a church-based sample of African-American adults
Nga Nguyen, MS, Jacqueline Reese-Smith, PhD, Crystal Roberson, MPH and Lorna H. McNeill, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Physical Activity
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Maternal and Child Health, Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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