2017 Newsletters

QUARTER 1: January - March 2017

Topics in this issue

NEWS YOU CAN USE:
America Walks 2017 Webinar Series
Spring into Wellness with the New PALA+ Program!
500 Cities: Local Data for Better Health
2017 Federal Fee-Free Days

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON:
Healthy People 2020 Midcourse Review
Measuring the Movement of People, Not Just Cars

RESEARCH NOTES:
Street Connectivity and Obesity Risk: Evidence from Electronic Health Records
Association of “Weekend Warrior” and Other Leisure Time Physical Activity Patterns With Risks for All-Cause, Cardiovascular Disease, and Cancer Mortality
Increasing Physical Activity Through Principles of Habit Formation in New Gym Members: a Randomized Controlled Trial.
The Impact of Interventions that Integrate Accelerometers on Physical Activity and Weight Loss: A Systematic Review
The Neighborhood Physical Environment and Active Travel in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Physical Activity and Incident Hypertension in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study

REPORTS, SURVEYS, GUIDELINES, RESOURCES:
Dangerous By Design 2016
Stepping it Up and Eating Right
Strategies for Recess in Schools
Measuring What We Value: Policies to Prioritize Public Health and Build Prosperous Regions
Making Strides: State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities

PROMOTING ACTIVE COMMUNITIES:
Every Body Walk! 2016 Micro Grants Awarded
Medical Campus Aims to be Regional Beacon of Wellness
Bringing Play to a Hurricane Katrina-ravaged Neighborhood
The Best Places to Retire Without a Car

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS:
April, May, June

USC PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER UPDATE:
Update from the USC PRC Core Research Project
Update from the National Physical Activity Plan
Update from the South Carolina Healthy Brain Research Network
Update from the South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network II

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