Tuesday, February 28, 2017 Agenda

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 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. Practice/Policy Panel Presentation

Implementation of Practice and Policy Solutions

Panel Chair:
Rodney Lyn, Georgia State University

Panel Speakers:
Deputy Commissioner Adetokunbo 'Toks' Omishakin, Tennessee Department of Transportation
Councillor Kristyn Wong-Tam, City of Toronto, Canada
Otis Johnson, Former Mayor of Savannah, GA

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

SESSION 4: Creating a Culture of Health for All Children
a) Voices for Healthy Kids - Creating momentum across the country, J. Birnbaum, American Heart Association
b) Physical activity of Mexican-heritage children during the summer and school-year: The role of parenting strategies, M.E. McClendon, Baylor University
c) Indigenous evaluation approach and children’s healthy weight, R. Goldtooth, Notah Begay III Foundation
d) Why do girls' attitudes about bicycling decline as they get older? J. Dill,  Portland State University

SESSION 5: Physical Education and Activity in Schools
a) Improving the quality of physical education in low-income rural schools: Lessons learned from the physical education academy, N. Cutforth, University of Denver
b) Disparities in physical activity and education in NYC Schools: A district-wide assessment of South Bronx elementary school physical activity and education, E.P. Oppenheimer, Bronx Health REACH/The Institute for Family Health
c) "Waiving" goodbye to physical education requirements, J.F. Chriqui, University of Illinois at Chicago
d) Standards-based physical education in schools: The role of state laws, F. Perna, National Cancer Institute

SESSION 6: Impact of Street Design on Communities
a) Re-designing our streets as active transportation corridors, B. Clint, YMCA of Greater Cleveland
b) Associations of street layout with purpose-specific walking and sedentary behaviors: Applications of space syntax, J. Koohsari, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Australia
c) Designing for "life between buildings": Modeling the relationship between streetscape qualities and pedestrian activity in Glasgow, Scotland, J.A. Maxwell, Gonzaga University
d) Development of a suite of tools to assess the effects of busy roads on local residents, J.S. Mindell, UCL, UK

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: Youth Physical Activity
a) The updated youth compendium of physical activities, D. Berrigan, National Cancer Institute
b) Parents’ perceived barriers to accessing sports and recreation facilities: Towards fewer obstacles and more opportunities, J.W. Jarvis, Public Health Ontario, Canada
c) Addressing the barriers to play for children in Rochester, New York, J. Beideman, Finger Lakes Health Systems Agency
d) Children's independence and affordances experienced in the context of public open spaces: A study of diverse inner-city and suburban neighbourhoods in Auckland, New Zealand, M. Chaudhury, AUT University, New Zealand
e) Implementation of a summer day camp for children with obesity: Can coordinated efforts have a sustainable impact on accelerated summer weight gain and reinforce healthy eating/active living messages among programs? E. Kutchman, Children's Hospital Colorado

SPEED TALK SESSION 2: Schools and Early Childcare
a) Certification programs as a means to encouraging physical activity in early childcare centers, J. McIntyre, Sports Backers
b) Resource to assist districts in revising their wellness policy to promote healthy eating and active living using evidence based strategies, C.M. Martinez, AltaMed Health Services Corp.
c) The McDowell CHOICES Project: Promoting active-friendly schools, E. Elliott, West Virginia University
d) Activating schoolyards in Denmark, V.B. Gunge, Danish Cancer Society, Denmark
e) Healthy environments, Healthy choices, Healthier people (HHH): Preliminary results from low-cost and adaptable interventions for increasing physical activity for school district students and personnel, M.H. DeNomie, Medical College of Wisconsin

SPEED TALK SESSION 3: Healthy Neighborhoods
a) The price of access to healthy options: A spatial hedonic approach, M.C. Foreman, University of New Hampshire
b) Urban form for active living: Form-based codes or zoning regulation? S. Noh, University of Florida
c) Worksite and work neighborhood walkability and objectively measured physical activity, O. Marquet, North Carolina State University
d) The association of neighborhood built environment, electronic media and parental rules with sedentary behaviors in Washington DC area children, J.D. Roberts, University of Maryland College Park
e) Sociocultural influences on perceptions of walking in Mexican American neighborhoods in Tucson, AZ, M. Ingram, University of Arizona

3:15 p.m. - 4:05 p.m. Speed Talk Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SPEED TALK SESSION 4: Promoting Active Travel
a) Neighborhood2Go: Pilot of a community-based social marketing project to reduce vehicle trips and improve livability, A.B. Lester, University of South Florida
b) Social equity in Transit: A comparison of transit accessibility for impoverished and affluent populations in Salt Lake County, Utah, T. Lyons, University of Utah
c) Empowering diverse children and families to safely walk and bike. Evidence of North Carolina's active routes to school project's physical activity-enhancing impacts, E. Johnson, North Carolina Department of Transportation
d) Integrating a participatory approach in the planning for Bike share systems, A. Arora, Innovative Transport Solutions (iTrans), India

SPEED TALK SESSION 5: Health Impact of Policy
a) Health impact assessment: A tool for multi-sector collaboration and policy/program change to promote active living, D.A. Gibson, Florida Department of Health-Hillsborough County
b) Health impacts of transport policy measures, H.R.I. Khreis, Institute for Transport Studies, UK
c) Exploring the contributions of local health departments in land use and transportation policy: Implications for cross-sector collaboration, M. Sreedhara, University of Massachusetts Medical School
d) Using litigation to increase PE policy compliance in California: Impact and unintended consequences, H.R. Thompson, UC Berkeley

SPEED TALK SESSION 6: Active Living Across the Lifespan
a) Exploratory analysis of objective road safety on children's physical activity and parental safety perceptions, D.A. Quistberg, University of Washington
b) Using ecological momentary assessment to identify factors in the home environment associated with physical activity among low-income mothers of toddlers, K. Campbell, University of Maryland School of Medicine
c) Exploring the constructs of bikeability in the community from the life course perspective, H. Kang, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
d) Effects of low and high walkability on active ageing: A difference in differences analysis from Barcelona, Spain, O. Marquet, North Carolina State University

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

Activities include:

  • Yoga
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Group Bike Ride
  • Running Group
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Zumba
  • Walking Group


For detailed information, visit the official ALR2017 conference website: www.alr-conference.com.