Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Agenda

Tuesday, March 11, 2014 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. Morning Welcome and Poster Award
James F. Sallis, Ph.D., Director, Active Living Research

All abstracts for concurrent presentations can be found here.

9:15 a.m. - 10:30 p.m. Concurrent Presentation Sessions A

SESSION 1 - Research Translation
a) Developing the Active Living Plan for a Healthier San Antonio: Lessons Learned, Laura Esparza, MS, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
b) The Surveillance and Management Toolkit Positions Parks and Recreation as a Public Health Provider, Teresa Penbrooke, MAOM, GP RED and North Carolina State University
c) Participatory Action Research to Improve Physical Education in San Francisco Public Schools, Hannah Thompson, MPH, University of California, San Francisco

SESSION 2 - Safe Routes to Schools
a) Quantifying the Full Costs of School Transportation, Noreen McDonald, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
b) Parental Safety Concerns and Active School Commute: Correlates Across Multiple Domains in the Home-to-School Journey, Abiodun Oluyomi, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center
c) Impacts of Objective and Perceived Distance on Walking-to-School Behaviors and Roles of Other Built Environmental Attributes in these Relationships, Xuemei Zhu, PhD, Texas A&M University and Chanam Lee, PhD, Texas A&M University

SESSION 3 - Shared Use of School Facilities
a) The Pros and Cons of the Influence of Joint Use Agreements and Adolescent Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior, Sandy Slater, PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
b) Shared Use of School Facilities: A Systematic Observation of Facility Use and Physical Activity, Jason Bocarro, PhD, North Carolina State University
c) After-school Shared Use of Public School Facilities for Physical Activity in North Carolina, Michael Kanters, PhD, North Carolina State University

All abstracts for concurrent presentations can be found here.

10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Concurrent Presentations - Session B

SESSION 1 - After School Programs
a) Association of After-school Programs’ Contextual Characteristics and Children’s Moderate-to-Vigorous Physical Activity and Time Spent Sedentary, Morgan Clennin, MPH, University of South Carolina
b) The Impact of Physical Environment and Policy Characteristics on Physical Activity Levels of Children Attending After-school Programs, Rahma Ajja, MPT, MPH, University of South Carolina
c) Promoting Physical Activity in Out-of-School Time:  Update on the Impact of the National After-school Association Physical Activity Quality Standards, Jean Wiecha, PhD, RTI International

SESSION 2 - School Interventions
a) Effects of Short Bouts of Structured Physical Activity on Preschooler's during Preschool-day Physical Activity Level, Sofiya Alhassan, PhD, University of Massachusetts Amherst and Melicia Whitt-Glover, PhD, Gramercy Research Group
b) Supporting Preschool Active Living Through Built Environment Interventions: Outdoor Design Research-Based Indicators, Nilda Cosco, PhD & Robin Moore, MCP, North Carolina State University
c) School Gardens & Physical Activity: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Low-Income Elementary Schools, Nancy Wells, PhD, Cornell University

SESSION 3 - Active Transportation
a) Multimodality and Active Living: Connectivity of the Bus Rapid Transit with Pedestrian and Bicycle Facilities, Mintesnot Woldeamanuel, PhD, California State University Northridge
b) Correlates of Walking for Transportation and Public Transportation Use among St. Louis Adults, Marissa Zwald, MPH, Washington University in St. Louis
c) Age Variations in Correlates of Utilitarian Walking among Small Town Residents, Chanam Lee, PhD, Texas A&M University

12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. Lunch

All abstracts for concurrent presentations can be found here.

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Concurrent Presentations - Session C

SESSION 1 - Physical Activity & Schools
a) Newly Implemented Comprehensive School Physical Activity Programs and Children’s Physical Activity, Russell L. Carson, PhD, Louisiana State University
b) Impact of Playworks on Play, Physical Activity, and Recess: Findings from a Randomized Controlled Trial, Susanne James-Burdumy, PhD, Mathematica Policy Research
c) Time to Play: Increasing Physical Activity through a Mandatory Daily Active Recess Policy in New York, Rachel Manes, MS, MPhil, New York Academy of Medicine; Rachel Pickering, BS, The Children's Agenda

SESSION 2 - Walkable Communities
a) Association between Walking, Bicycling and Built Environment Features in Shanghai, Kristen Day, PhD, New York University
b) The Impact of a Signalized Crosswalk on Crossing Behaviors in a Low-Income Minority Neighborhood, Courtney Schultz, BS, University of Missouri
c) Health Impacts of a Walkable Community, Xuemei Zhu, PhD, Texas A&M University and Chanam Lee, PhD, Texas A&M University

SESSION 3 - Built Environment & Youth Physical Activity
a) Examining Local Land Use Policies that May Affect Active Living among School Students, Emily Thrun, MUPP, University of Illinois at Chicago
b) Childrens’ Neighborhoods in Relation to Physical Activity Outside of School, Jonathan Kurka, MS, Arizona State University
c) A Multi-level Analysis Showing Associations between School Neighborhood and Child Body Mass Index, Jason Wasserman, PhD, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine

3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Physical Activity Breaks
Activities included:

  • Yoga Session
  • Tennis
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bike Around the Bay
  • Running Group
  • Zumba
  • Walking Group


6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Dinner on your own

Complimentary Transportation to Downtown San Diego