Friday, February 25, 2005

Friday, February 25, 2005

7:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Opening Address
Anne Vernez-Moudon, Dr es Sc, Program Committee Chair
C. Tracy Orleans, PhD, Senior Program Officer/Senior Scientist, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
M. Katherine Kraft, PhD, Senior Program Officer, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
James F. Sallis, PhD, Director, Active Living Research

9:00 a.m. Active Living Research Grantee Reports:
Neighborhood Parks and Active Living, Howard Frumkin, MD,DrPH, Emory University
Modeling Urban Greenway Trail Use, Greg Lindsey, PhD, Indiana University
Neighborhood Predictors of Urban Trail Use, Kim Reynolds, PhD, University of Southern California

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Paper Presentations:
Development and Reliability Testing of an Audit Tool for Trail and Path Characteristics: The Path Environment Audit Tool (PEAT), Phil Troped, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health
Neighborhood Influences on Use of Urban Trails, Greg Lindsey, PhD, Indiana University
Proximity of Parks and Schools is Associated with Physical Activity in Adolescent Girls, Deborah Cohen, MD, MPH, RAND Corporation

11:45 a.m. Lunch and Physical Activity Time (boxed lunch provided)
Activities Include:
• Yoga Session
• Downtown San Diego Walking Tour
• Coronado Beach Lunch and Stroll
• Group Run
• Bikeride along San Diego Bay
• Tennis


2:00 p.m. Policy Panel Presentation

Research Matters: How Sound Data Impacts Active Living Policies

Research greatly influences how laws, rules, and regulations are shaped. A panel of distinguished federal, state, and local policymakers discusses how research influences the active living policies they develop and support. They will also recommend ways to increase the impact of research on policy. Audience questions are strongly encouraged.

Don Chen, Executive Director, Smart Growth America

Panel Members:
Cynthia J. Burbank, Associate Administrator, Office of Planning, Environment, and Realty, Federal Highway Administration
Sean Faircloth, State Representative, State of Maine (D-District 17)
Ron Sims, King County Executive, Seattle, Washington
Tom Torlakson, State Senator, State of California, (D-District 7)

4:00 p.m. Break

4:15 p.m. Funders Updates

5:30 p.m. Poster and Technology Session
Technology Vendors included:
ActiGraph, LLC
Mini Mitter
Techneos Systems

8:00 p.m. Dinner on your own