4408.0 Community-Based Approaches to Increasing Physical Activity

Tuesday, November 1, 2011: 4:30 PM
Session Objectives: 1. Describe two effective strategies for increasing physical activity. 2. Describe two lessons learned form the implementation of programs to increase physical activity in communiteis
Sue Baldwin, PhD, MCHES

4:30 PM
Effects of a 12-week Walking Program on CVD Risks among Rural Men and Women
E. Laurette Taylor, PhD, Jordan Parman, MS, Danielle R. Brittain, PhD and Allen Knehans, PhD
5:15 PM
WalkWorks: A community-based public health initiative
Linda Duchak, EdM, CHES, Stefanie P. Junker, MPH, Mary Lou Schweizer, MPH and Jason Flatt, MPH, MCHES
5:30 PM
Evaluating Youth Advocacy for Policy and Environmental Change to Improve Communities
Leslie Linton, JD, MPH, Christine Edwards, MPH, Cheryl Moder, Rachel Millstein, MHS and Susan Woodruff, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers

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