3380.0 Benefits of the Human-Animal Interaction

Monday, October 29, 2012: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
William Courtney, DVM, MPH
Rebecca Johnson, PhD, RN FAAN

Dog-walking and sense of community in neighborhoods: Insights for promoting regular physical activity in older adults
Ann Toohey, BA, MSc, Gavin McCormack, BSc, MSc, PhD (Public Health), Patricia K. Doyle-Baker, DrPH/PhD, Cindy Adams, MSW, PhD and Melanie Rock, RSW, PhD (Anthropology)
Psychosocial and environmental correlates of dog walking
Elizabeth (Libby) Richards, PhD, RN, CHES, Meghan McDonough, PhD, Nancy Edwards, PhD, RN, Roseann Lyle, PhD and Philip J. Troped, PhD MS

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Veterinary Public Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Physical Activity

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