Effect of Policy/Environmental Interventions on Physical Activity Among Urban Children
Learning Areas:Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Identify key policy and environmental components of an active living community intervention associated with increasing physical activity among racial/ethnically diverse children living in the inner city Describe a systematic approach to measuring physical activity behaviors among children through direct observation of behavior in communities
Keyword(s): Physical Activity, Community-Based Partnership & Collaboration
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator of multiple federally and foundational supported grants addressing the epidemiology and promotion of physical activity in communities. My scientific interests have been both the development and evaluation of physical activity promotion strategies at the individual and community level over the past 40 years, including 20+ years with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.