142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Using Publicly Available Datasets to Answer Physical Activity Questions

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session is designed to introduce student and early career public health physical activity, nutrition and obesity researchers to publicly available data resources, research examples using these data resources and an introduction to NIH funding mechanisms for secondary data analysis. The overall goal of the session is to provide participants with information about publically available data focusing on examples of datasets across policy, environmental and individual levels and resources and how to use them effectively in their research. The session will highlight examples of research using these data and methodological considerations for using and accessing publically available data. Attendees will benefit from a deeper understanding of how to apply available scientific resources and tools to address physical activity, diet and obesity research questions. Participants are encouraged to bring laptops or tablets with wi-fi connection to explore data resources presented during the session.
Session Objectives: describe how to obtain access to publicly available data sets and potential funding mechanisms

Increasing inequality in physical activity among Minnesota secondary schools, 2001-2010
Toben F. Nelson, ScD, Richard MacLehose, PhD, Cynthia Davey, MS, Peter Rode, MA and Marilyn S. Nanney, PhD, MPH, RD

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Organized by: Physical Activity
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Chiropractic Health Care, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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

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