Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Agenda

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 Agenda

7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Conference Registration

7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Morning Announcements: Vendor Presentations and Poster Awards

9:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Panel Presentation

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SESSION 4: By Bike or by Foot: Active Transportation for Youth
a) Qualities of street environments by school neighborhood socioeconomic status, C. Lee, Texas A&M University, USA
b) School active transportation planning and implementation: experiences from champions across Alberta, Canada, S. Macridis, Alberta Centre for Active Living, Canada
c) Prevalence of active commuting and its associations with psychological well-being among South Korean adolescents, E.Y. Lee, University of Alberta, Canada
d) Exploring intersectionality in the physical environment through a qualitative analysis of active transportation experiences among Washington DC area youth, J.D. Roberts, University of Maryland, USA

SESSION 5: What Moves Us? Correlates of Physical Activity
a) Structural racism and physical activity among African-Americans in the United States, R. Pabayo, University of Alberta, Canada
b) Necessity-driven physical activity in middle-income countries: Exploring the effect of motor-vehicle ownership on active living in Cuernavaca, Mexico and Chennai, India, D. Salvo University of Texas School of Public Health, USA
c) Social support and physical activity among American Indians in Oklahoma: Results from a community-based participatory research study, A.L. Salvatore, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center College of Public Health, USA
d) Season, body-mass-index and demographic correlates, but not built environment features, are associated with increased sedentary behaviour in 9-14 year old children, L. Lotoski, University of Saskatchewan, Canada

SESSION 6: It Takes a Multisectoral, Collaborative Village
a)  Priming collaboration to support active living: The development and dissemination of an evidence-based resource through a multi-sectoral partnership for health promotion, J.L. Bottorff, University of British Columbia, Canada
b) Lessons learned for facilitating multi-sectoral policy and environmental changes in communities, K. Nickele, Smith Child Health Research Program, Anne & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA
c) Improving neighborhood walkability through community engagement and advocacy, L. Arenberg, Smith Child Health Research Program, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, USA
d) SC prevention and health across systems and environments pedestrian planning project, K. Kavanaugh, SC Department of Health & Environmental Control, USA

12:30 p.m. -2:00 p.m. Networking Lunch with Roundtable Discussions

Selected tables will feature a roundtable host who will facilitate a discussion around a chosen topic, giving attendees the opportunity to interact, exchange ideas, and discuss potential synergies. Attendees are not required to pre-register for a topic and are free to choose a table during the event.

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Speed Talk Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SPEED TALK SESSION 1: It’s all About the Group - Understanding Sub-populations and Active Living
a) Exploring innovative approaches to supporting active living in Native American communities, D. Jim, Notah Begay III Foundation, USA
b) Rural physical activity: Positive deviants in the USA and methods for understanding policy and environmental explanations, C. Abildso, West Virginia University School of Public Health, USA
c) Improving the maintenance of physical activity: Exploring positive deviant characteristics of black women who successfully maintain physical activity, A. Kinsey, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
d) How do women benefit from participating in walking groups? A mixed methods study with walking groups in deprived contexts of North East England, S.L. Morris, Durham University, UK
e) I'm not sitting staring into space, so I'm doing something, you know: A qualitative exploration of sedentary behaviour in older adults’ daily lives, C.M. Gray, University of Glasgow, UK

SPEED TALK SESSION 2: Where in the World are we with Active Living? International Perspectives
a) Canadian 24-Hour Movement Guidelines for the early years (Ages 0-4): Exploring the perceptions of stakeholders regarding their acceptability, barriers to uptake, and dissemination, N. Riazi, University of British Columbia, Canada
b) Get Ireland Active! Exploring the role of partnership, perseverance and policy action in the development and implementation of Ireland's first national physical activity plan, C.B. Woods, University of Limerick, Ireland
c) A logic model for reviewing and updating Qatar national physical activity guidelines, I. Ibrahim, Aspetar Orthopedic and Sport Medicine Hospital, Qatar
d) Receipt of medical advice to increase physical activity among U.S. adults: Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2011-2014, M. Zwald, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
e) Healthy workplace, healthy employees: Status of knowledge and suggestions for future research and practice, X. Zhu, Texas A&M University, USA

SPEED TALK SESSION 3: We Have a Plan - Tips, Tools and Techniques for Increasing Activity
a) A collaborative MPO approach to performance based planning: Implications for active living, S.A. Aytur, University of New Hampshire, USA
b) Planning healthy, rural communities: A comprehensive plan assessment tool, L. Charron, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
c) Data-driven planning for a more equitable and active Denver, G.A. Armijo, Denver Environmental Health Department, USA
d) Lessons learned from implementing comprehensive school physical activity programs in North Carolina, J.B. Moore, Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
e) Breaking barriers by building equity and health into the planning process, G. Kyung, Trailnet, USA

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Speed Talk Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SPEED TALK SESSION 4: Where do the Kids Play? Approaches to Increasing Physical Activity in Children and Youth
a) Systematic review of the impacts of Play Streets on children's physical activity, C.N. Bridges, Baylor University, USA
b) Campaign asking state PTOs/PTAs to urge local PTO/PTAs to adopt shared or open use agreements, A. Merck, UT Health San Antonio, USA
c) Response to intervention (RtI) in high school physical education: Systems change to support an orientation to lifetime fitness, D. Nelson, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
d) Increasing student physical activity through enhanced physical education: Year 3 PICH results, S.B. Welch, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital, USA

SPEED TALK SESSION 5: Places and Spaces: How do we Measure, and How do they Affect Activity?

a) Challenges and opportunities using time lapse and webcams to evaluate rural active spaces, J. Hipp, NCSU, USA
b) Assessing urban greenways effectiveness based on VGI from the activity-tracking fitness app, L. Ding, Zhejiang University, China
c) The impact of park refurbishment on park visitation and park-based physical activity: A natural experiment, J. Veitch, Deakin University, Australia
d) Does access to recreational resources contribute to long-term success in a weight management program? K.K. Jones, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA

SPEED TALK SESSION 6: Walk & Roll - What Gets us Moving?
a) Assessing park availability, walking, and physical activity in children and adults using GPS and accelerometer data, E. Almanza, University of California Berkeley, USA
b) Apartment living and bicycling: Are they compatible? T. Ledsham, University of Toronto, Canada
c) Frequent walkers: Using mixed methods to understand how and why some people walk over 5 kilometres per day, D.P.T.H. Christie, EPFL, Switzerland
d) Exploring the relationship between street lighting levels and physical activity after dark: Results of a pilot study, R. Bhagavathula, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, USA

4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Physical Activity Breaks

Activities include:

  • Aquacise
  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Spin Class
  • Climbing Wall
  • Walking Workshop
  • Urban Poling
  • Discover Banff Tours - Icewalk, Snowshoeing (reservation required)


For detailed information, visit the official ALR2018 conference website: www.alr-conference.com.