Monday, February 18, 2019 Agenda

Monday, February 18, 2019 Agenda

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

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

7:45 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.  Active Living Research 101
James Sallis, University of California, San Diego, USA
Noreen McDonald, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA

Active Living Research 101 is an optional session for those who are new to the field or are attending the conference for the first time. Speakers will provide an overview of active living, basics of physical activity and health, use of ecological models, importance of environments and policy, and principles of transdisciplinary research. Examples of studies related to the fields of planning, transportation, and parks and recreation will be highlighted.

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Conference Welcome and Opening Address
The Honorable John J. Tecklenburg, Mayor of the City of Charleston, South Carolina, USA
Andrew Kaczynski, University of South Carolina, USA
Renee Umstattd Meyer, Baylor University, USA

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Brain Break Activity

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Plenary Panel

Intended and unintended outcomes of building active and healthy communities

Panel speakers:
The Honorable Stephen K. Benjamin, Mayor of the City of Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Victor Dover, Founding Principal, Dover, Kohl & Partners, USA
Whitney Kimball Coe, Director, National Programs, Center for Rural Strategies, USA

Panel chair:
Keith Benjamin, Director, Department of Traffic and Transportation, Charleston, South Carolina, USA

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Roundtable Discussions

1:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Sessions

SESSION 1: Getting kids active
a) Youth physical activity in summertime versus schoolyear: Places, patterns, and disparities, J. Sallis*, T. Conway, K. Cain, C. Geremia, E. Bonilla, C. Spoon
b) Neighborhood characteristics, park quality and active park use among children in low-income racial and ethnic minority communities, J. Huang*, M. Floyd, O. Marquet, C. Alberico, E. Mazak, J. Hipp
c) Implementing Play Streets in low-income rural communities: A formative approach, K. Pollack Porter*, C. Bridges, T. Schmid, M.R. Umstattd Meyer
d) Youth Engagement and Action for Health (YEAH): Youth leadership promoting physical activity in their own communities, N. Botchwey*, A. Kim, L.K. Oconnell, N. Johnson

SESSION 2: Inclusive active spaces
a) Windshield surveys of church neighborhoods to assess potential for physical activity promotion, J. Bernhart*, C. Dunn, A. Kaczynski, S. Wilcox
b) Public art + public health: Placemaking in New York City, J. Langham*, K. Cheung
c) Active design and gentrification: Recommendations for an inclusive urban environment, A. Senerat,* E. Garland, A. Watts
d) Green affordable housing and residents' physical activity levels, D. Goldstein*, L. Powell, C. Waickman, E. Gaumer

SESSION 3: School interventions
a) Multi-Level System of Support for lifetime active living in high school physical education: Results from a two-year systems change project, C. Simenz, L. Ruffalo, B. Fuller, K. Kappelman, B. Dreyer, L. Breitrick, E. Brown, D. Nelson*
b) Children's sleep and physical activity during school and on school breaks: A natural experiment, R.G. Weaver*, M.W. Beets, M. Perry, E. Hunt, K. Brazendale, L. Decker
c) Building Activating Schoolyards: A mixed-methods evaluation, J. Schipperijn*, C.S. Pawlowski, H.B. Andersen
d) Change in school level physical activity after implementation of state physical activity policy, J. Rajbhandari-Thapa*, K. Thapa, J. Ingels, M. Davis, P. Corso

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Poster Session 2

The poster session will give presenters and attendees the opportunity to network and discuss the most recent active living research and practice/policy work across a broad range of topics and settings.

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Evening Activity

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Meet the Expert Dinner

Sign up for no-host dinner meetings with experts in various fields will be available at the registration desk.


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