142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Promoting Health and Physical Fitness in Youth and Young Athletes

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session features research and practice surrounding health and physical fitness in youth and young athletes.
Session Objectives: Describe the environment within which high school football players develop unhealthy weight gain behaviors. Identify important attitudes and normative influences that lead high school football players to develop unhealthy weight gain behaviors.

Developing innovative, evidence-based behavioral interventions for the prevention of alcohol and other drug use among college student-athletes
Jeffrey J. Milroy, MPH, DrPH, Muhsin Michael Orsini, EdD, David L. Wyrick, PhD, Melodie Fearnow-Kenney, PhD, Samantha Kelly, MPH and Robert Strack, PhD

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

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