Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Agenda

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 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
ActiGraph, LLC

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. ALR Translating Research to Policy Award Presentation
Award Winners: Model Communities Initiative of Suburban Cook County, Illinois

Translating Research to Policy: Model Communities in Suburban Cook County, Illinois

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker Presentation

The Honorable Mick Cornett, Mayor, City of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Investing in a Renaissance
(No PPT)

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett discussed the importance of inner city investment and how economic development is spurred by investment in quality-of-life infrastructure. Oklahoma City is in the midst of a remarkable renaissance and currently has the nation’s lowest unemployment rate. Mayor Cornett shared how they did it.

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break

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

SESSION 1 - Opportunities for Improving School Practices & Policies
a) School Practices, Economic Disparities, and Objectively Measured Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity During School in Children Aged 8-13, Jordan Carlson, MA, University of California San Diego
b) Understanding Local Governments’ School-related Policies and Plans That May Affect Active Living Among School Students and Community Members, Emily Thrun, MUPP, University of Illinois at Chicago
c) Prioritizing School Sponsored Sport Based on Observed Physical Activity, Jason Bocarro, PhD, North Carolina State University

SESSION 2 - Parks & Physical Activity
a) Neighborhood Park Access and Quality and Body Mass Index in New York City, Andrew Rundle, DrPH, Columbia University
b) Partnerships for Parks and Physical Activity, Bianca Shulaker and Jennifer Isacoff, MA, The Trust for Public Land
c) Impact of Park Renovations on Park Use and Park-based Physical Activity, Deborah Cohen, MD, MPH, RAND Corporation

SESSION 3 - Built Environment & Adults
a) Associations Between Time Spent Traveling in Motor Vehicles and Physical Activity Patterns in Colombian Adults Living in Urban Areas, Diana Carolina Paez, PT, Washington University in Saint Louis
b) Built Environment and Walking in Adults from Curitiba, Brazil: Does Walkability Matter?, Rodrigo Siqueira Reis, PhD, Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana
c) Comprehensive Evaluation of a Multilevel Physical Activity Intervention in Older Adults, Jacqueline Kerr, PhD, University of California, San Diego

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SESSION 1 - School Physical Education
a) Factors Influencing U.S. Public School District Physical Education and Physical Activity Policy Provisions, Linda Schneider, DC, MS, University of Illinois, Chicago
b) School Physical Education Policies: Relationship to Recess Policy and Practice, Monica Lounsbery, PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
c) School Reform: The Role of School and Physical Education on Children’s Physical Activity in Alabama’s Black Belt Region, Leah Robinson, PhD, Auburn University

SESSION 2 - Enhancing Use of Parks & Trails
a) Integration and Evaluation of Efforts to Construct Community Trails in Kansas, Katie Heinrich, PhD, Kansas State University
b) Increasing Physical Activity in Parks: Results of a Randomized Controlled Intervention Trial, Deborah Cohen, MD, MPH, RAND Corporation
c) National Service/National Park Partnership Strengthens Community Health, Gerrard Jolly, MA, National Association of Community Health Centers

SESSION 3 - Bike Score & Walk Score
a) Enhancing Walk Score’s Ability to Predict Physical Activity and Active Transportation, Lawrence Frank, PhD, Urban Design 4 Health, Inc
b) Associations of Walk Score and Transit Score with Walking in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Jana Hirsch, MES, University of Michigan
c) Bike Score: Does Urban Bikeability Predict Cycling Behavior?, Meghan Winters, PhD, Simon Fraser University

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

  • Yoga Session
  • Walking Group
  • BestWALK App and Walk
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Running Group
  • Tennis
  • Basketball
  • Zumba
  • Bike Around the Bay


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Poster Session and Reception

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Dinner and Story Slam

7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Band and Dance