2022 Newsletters

"Promoting Health through Physical Activity"

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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