142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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School Environments and Community Engagement

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Board 1
Barriers to Physical Activity Among Colombian College Students: A Cross-Sectional Study
José Meneses-Echávez, PT, MPH, Robinson Ramírez-Vélez, PT, PhD, Fernando Rubio-Henao, Educator, Katherine González-Ruiz, PT, Master in Physical Activity for Health, Yisel Estrada, PT, Master in Physiology and Jorge Correa-Bautista, PT, PED
Board 2
Are afterschool program environments supportive of children's moderate-to-vigorous physical activity?
Robert Weaver, PhD, Rahma Ajja, MPT, MPH, Jessica Chandler, Falon Tilley, MS, Becky Kyryliuk, Michael W. Beets, PhD, Jennifer Huberty, PhD, Gabrielle Turner-McGrievy, PhD, MS, RD, Dianne S. Ward, EdD and Darcy Freedman, PhD
Board 3
Parental Factors that Influence Swimming in Children and Adolescents
Jennifer Pharr, PhD, Carol Irwin, Ph.D. and Richard Irwin, Ed.D.
Board 4
Spaceship Launch: A community-driven technology intervention promoting physical activity in a low-income neighborhood
Ashwini Ranade, MPH, Herman Saksono, S.T, Andrea Parker, PhD, Jessica Hoffman, PhD, NCSP, Geeta Kamarthi, MD, Catherine Wirth, MS and Carmen Castaneda-Sceppa, MD, PhD
Board 6
Grimes County Physical Activity and Community Engagement (PACE) Project: Increasing Access to Physical Activity in Rural Populations
Billie Castle, Whitney Garney, MPH, Monica Wendel, Dr.P.H., M.A., Angela Alaniz, BA, Monique Ingram, M.P.H., Vicky Jackson and Lara Meece
Board 8
Exergame Options for Physical Activity: Geocaching for Exercise and Activity Research
Whitney Garney, MPH, Monica Wendel, Dr.P.H., M.A., Billie Castle, Audrey Young, George Cunningham, PhD, Monique Ingram, M.P.H. and Angela Alaniz, BA
Board 9
Setting the Context for Obesity Prevention in Rural Schools: GROW Healthy Kids & Communities
Katherine Gunter, PhD, Patrick Abi Nader, M.S., Brendan Klein, MPH, John Hicks, B.S. and Deborah H. John, PhD

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Organized by: Physical Activity
Endorsed by: School Health Education and Services

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