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3065.0 Promoting Active Living Through the Built Environment: Planning, Policy, and Evaluation
Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to describe different approaches for the assessment and evaluation of the built environment that are conducive to the promotion of healthy communities. Emphasis has been placed not only on built environment assessment, but other influences such as planning and policy. This session provides public health professionals with valuable examples of how physical activity can be successfully promoted in their communities.
Session Objectives: Describe the process of the implementation of Harvest Home PlayStreets. Discuss the evaluation of pedestrian and cycling environments Explain how flexible funding and responsive technical assistance can encourage active living and infrastructure change
Genevieve Fridlund Dunton, PhD, MPH
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Organized by: Physical Activity
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