Assessment of physical activity and health indicators in American-Indian high school students
Learning Areas:Assessment of individual and community needs for health education
Chronic disease management and prevention
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Identify at least four current health indicators among the AI/AN population. Identify at least three current barriers and predictors of exercise among AI/AN teenagers, a high risk, understudied population. Discuss the next steps in the development of a healthy eating and active living program designed to target AI/AN teenagers.
Keyword(s): Physical Activity, Native Americans
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principle or co-principle researcher in the area of physical activity, specifically with adolescent/teenaged populations. I have researching this within this area for over seven years. I have previously presented and published within APHA and other international and national conferences and journals. In addition to research regarding physical activity, my other scientific interests include disease prevention, health disparities and health promotion.
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.