Presented by the Society of Behavioral Medicine
Brief Description of Topic and Sub-Topics:
Physical activity evidence base for efficacy and implementation in obesity treatment and prevention through the lifespan.
Target Audience: Clinical scientists, clinicians, public health
- To understand the evidence base and its limitations for physical activity in treatment and prevention of obesity through the lifespan (childhood, pregnancy/postpartum, adulthood, and aging).
- Best practices for implementation of physical activity prescription and promotion in various settings.
Physical activity in childhood obesity, and translation to school policy.
Catherine L Davis, PhD FTOS
Physical activity and obesity in pregnancy and postpartum.
Lanay Mudd, PhD
Integrating physical activity in primary care practice.
Mona AuYoung, PhD
Implementation of physical activity prescription in low-income primary care clinics.
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD
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