Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Agenda

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 Agenda

7:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Conference Registration

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Roundtable Discussions

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Overview and Technology & Resource Announcements
James F. Sallis, Ph.D., Director, Active Living Research
Technology Vendors in Attendance

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Keynote Speaker Presentation
Shavon Arline-Bradley, M.P.H., Director of Health Programs, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Uneven Playing Field: Effective Strategies to Address Health Inequity through Active Living Research

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Active Living Research: Translating Research to Policy Award Presentation
Award Winners: Clark County, WA Public Health

Translating Research to Policy: Health Impact Assessment in Clark County, WA

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Plenary Presentations
1) The Impact of State Laws and District Policies on Physical Education and Recess Practices in a Nationally-Representative Sample of U.S. Public Elementary Schools, Sandy Slater, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago
2) Understanding Contextual Barriers and Supports for Physical Activity among Mexican-origin Children in Texas Border Colonias, Renee Umstattd Meyer, Ph.D., Baylor University

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SESSION 1 - Physical Activity In and Around Schools
a) Does Daily Physical Activity Reduce Obesity in Middle School Students?, Stephen Erfle, Ph.D., Dickinson College
b) Perceptions of the Physical Environment Surrounding Schools and Physical Activity among Low-Income, Urban, African American Adolescent Girls, Erin Hager, Ph.D., University of Maryland
c) Showing Up to Class is Not Enough: Policies that Only Require PE Attendance Do Not Reduce Socioeconomic Disparities in Physical Activity, Daniel Taber, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Chicago

SESSION 2 - Active Transportation
a) Examining Individual and Neighborhood Level Disparities in Access to the Road Network, Public Transit, and a Public Bicycle Share Program in Montreal, Canada, Daniel Fuller, M.Sc., University of Montreal
b) Propensity to Use Public Transportation: The Role of Perception of Walking Environment and Residential Neighborhood Types, Jeongwoo Lee, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Southern California
c) Understanding Barriers to Bicycling in Low-Income Communities of Color, Lynn Weigand, Ph.D., Portland State University

SESSION 3 - Parks and Physical Activity
a) Perceptions of Neighborhood Park Quality: Associations with Physical Activity and BMI, Hua Bai, B.S., University of Missouri
b) Neighbourhood Parks and Physical Activity: A Natural Experiment, Jo Salmon, Ph.D., Deakin University
c) Park Use and Corresponding Physical Activity among Adolescent Girls, Kelly Evenson, Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Break

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Physical Activity Breaks
Activities include:

  • Yoga Session
  • Embarcadero (Waterfront) Walk
  • Balboa Park Walk
  • Running Group
  • Nia Training
  • Self-Guided Walk


4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Poster and Technology Session and Reception

Technology Vendors included:
ActiGraph, LLC
MEI Research

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dinner on your own

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dance Event