Physical activity among adult somali women: The cultural adaptation of an evidence-based intervention
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Describe recommended steps for cultural adaptation of evidence-based public health intervention for a new cultural group Identify some of the unique barriers and opportunities for physical activity interventions with Somalis living in the United States Discuss some of the methodological challenges of piloting and adapting a physical activity intervention for use with a sedentary adult Somali population in the United States
Keyword(s): Physical Activity, Cultural Competency
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have conducted research and outreach with immigrant and refugee communities over the past 10 years. This includes serving as Principal Investigator on several grants and numerous peer-reviewed publications addressing issues related to the cultural adaptation of health and mental health interventions for immigrant and refugee communities.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.