WORKSHOP ON MEASUREMENT STRATEGIES FOR ACCELERATING PROGRESS IN OBESITY PREVENTION*
March 23-24, 2011
1. Explore and understand the ways that measurement techniques, strategies, and data sources can impede and or promote acceleration of progress toward prevention of obesity.
2. Understand what additional knowledge regarding assessments of environments and policies is needed to measure progress of obesity prevention.
PANEL I: The Physical Activity, Inactivity, and Built Environments: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention
James F. Sallis, San Diego State University
Christine Hoehner, Washington University
PANEL II: The Food and Nutrition Environments: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention
Karen Glanz, University of Pennsylvania
Susan M. Krebs-Smith, National Cancer Institute
PANEL III: Cross-Cutting Issues: Current and Potential Sources of Measures for Assessing Progress in Obesity Prevention
Robert M. Malina, University of Texas at Austin and Tarleton State University
Robin McKinnon, National Cancer Institute
Roland Sturm, RAND Corporation