2022 Newsletters

"Promoting Health through Physical Activity"

QUARTER 3: July – September 2022

Topics in this Issue

A LETTER FROM OUR DIRECTOR

USC PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER UPDATES:

  • Update from the UofSC PRC Core Research Project
  • Update from the UofSC PRC Projects
  • Update from the South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

  • Applications Open for National Recreation Trail Designation
  • Podcast: Exercise for Post-Menopausal Women with Dr. NiCole Keith

UPCOMING EVENTS AND OBSERVANCES:

  • October, November, December

WHAT’S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON:

  • Biden-Harris Administration to Help Rural Communities Grow Outdoor Recreation Economy
  • The Space Force is Scrapping the Annual Fitness Test in Favor of Wearable Trackers
  • White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health

RESEARCH NOTES:

  • Physical Activity and Risk of Infection, Severity and Mortality of COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Non-Linear Dose–Response Meta-Analysis of Data from 1,853,610 Adults
  • Resistance Training and Mortality Risk: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
  • Association of the “Weekend Warrior” and Other Leisure-time Physical Activity Patterns with All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality: A Nationwide Cohort Study

REPORTS, SURVEYS, GUIDELINES, RESOURCES:

  • Making Strides: 2022 State Report Cards on Support for Walking, Bicycling, and Active Kids and Communities
  • Help Your Community Get Moving — with the Move Your Way Community Playbook
  • Report: Dangerous by Design 2022
  • New Brief on Physical Activity Equity from the Physical Activity Alliance

PROMOTING ACTIVE COMMUNITIES:

  • Urban Institute Park Equity Case Study: Washington, D.C.
  • Healthy Savannah Physical Activity Survey Results & Next Steps
  • Physical Activity Added to Basic Vital Signs at Hartford HealthCare
  • New Kinesiology Program Aims to Boost Middle School Girls’ Love of Physical Activity, Sports

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS:

  • October, November, December

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QUARTER 2: April – June 2022

Topics in this Issue

A LETTER FROM OUR DIRECTOR

USC PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER UPDATES:

  • Update from the UofSC PRC Core Research Project
  • Update from the UofSC PRC Projects
  • Update from the South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research Network II

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

  • Kids Run the Nation Grant Fund
  • 2022 Trail Fund Recipients Announced
  • New Report - Insights into How Exercise Goals and Habits Change with Age

UPCOMING EVENTS AND OBSERVANCES

  • July, August, September

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON:

  • Physical Activity Alliance Petitions Congress For $125M To Support Physical Activity
  • Presidential Proclamation on National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, 2022
  • Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Provides Dedicated Funding for Safety Projects that Prevent Fatalities, Serious Injuries

RESEARCH NOTES:

  • Nature-Based Early Childhood Education and Children’s Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior, Motor Competence, and Other Physical Health Outcomes: A Mixed-Methods Systematic Review
  • Predictive Utility of Alternate Measures of Physical Activity and Diet for Overweight and Obesity in Low-Income Minority Women
  • Associations of Steps Per Day and Step Intensity with the Risk of diabetes: the Hispanic Community Health Study / Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)
  • Effects of a Digital Diabetes Prevention Program: An RCT

REPORTS, SURVEYS, GUIDELINES, RESOURCES:

  • American Heart Association Active Living Support Portal
  • Webinar: Why We Need Active People for a Healthy Nation
  • Taking Steps Toward Mobility Justice: A Guide from Safe Routes Partnership

PROMOTING ACTIVE COMMUNITIES:

  • Outride Commits Over $450,000 in the U.S. to get More Kids on Bikes
  • New Program Helps Michigan Kids Maximize Physical Activity in the Classroom
  • Planet Fitness Offers Teens Free Summer Workouts for Mental, Physical Health

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS:

  • July, August, September

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QUARTER 1: January – March 2022

Topics in this Issue

A LETTER FROM OUR DIRECTOR

USC PREVENTION RESEARCH CENTER UPDATES:

  • Update from the UofSC PRC Core Research Project
  • Update from the UofSC PRC
  • Update from the South Carolina Cancer Prevention and Control Research
    Network II

NEWS YOU CAN USE:

  • Physical Activity Alliance Launches “It’s Time to Move” Campaign
  • Classroom-Based Interventions to Increase Physical Activity
  • International Society for Physical Activity and Health Announces New Partnership with The Prospective Physical Activity, Sitting and Sleep Consortium

UPCOMING EVENTS AND OBSERVANCES

  • April, May, June

WHAT'S HAPPENING IN WASHINGTON:

  • White House Promotes Walkable Accessory Dwelling Unit Construction to Increase Affordable Housing Supply
  • Department of Transportation Prioritizes Roadway Safety for Pedestrians and Cyclists

RESEARCH NOTES:

  • The Association Between Steps Per Day and Blood Pressure in Children
  • Estimated Number of Deaths Prevented Through Increased Physical Activity Among US Adults
  • A Longitudinal Examination of Objective Neighborhood Walkability, Body Mass Index, and Waist Circumference: the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study
  • Economics of Sedentary Behaviour: A Systematic Review of Cost of Illness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Return on Investment Studies
  • Daily Steps and All-Cause Mortality: a Meta-Analysis of 15 International Cohorts

REPORTS, SURVEYS, GUIDELINES, RESOURCES:

  • Dell Center for Healthy Living Launches Child Physical Activity Toolkit
  • New CDC Physical Inactivity Maps
  • ACSM Publishes New Recommendations on Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

PROMOTING ACTIVE COMMUNITIES:

  • A New Program in Canada Gives Doctors the Option of Prescribing National Park Visits
  • Cherokee County, OK Healthy Living Program Targets Community Physical Activity
  • Flint, MI Nutrition, Fitness Program Aims to ’Empower’ Formerly Incarcerated Individuals
  • Washington State Task Force Recommends Shared Use to Increase Physical Activity Among Youth

UPCOMING CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS:

  • April, May, June

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