HPRC Research to Be Presented at APHA 2022

Several HPRC team members, affiliates, and collaborators will be presenting during several sessions, roundtables, and posters this year’s American Public Health Association meeting, held in Boston, MA from November 6 – 9.  Monday, November 7 SNAP Priorities that Improve Nutrition Security | Monday, November 7, 10:30am – 12:00pm | Presentation Nutrition strategies that cost-effectively improve … Continue reading “HPRC Research to Be Presented at APHA 2022”

STUDY: A Nationwide Evaluation of State Implementation Strategies in Childcare

A new mixed-methods study evaluates implementation strategies for state-level childcare licensing regulations focused on healthy eating, physical activity, or screen time to assess their potential for improving young children’s health. Abstract Policies requiring childcare settings to promote healthy eating, physical activity, and limited screentime have the potential to improve young children’s health. However, policies may … Continue reading “STUDY: A Nationwide Evaluation of State Implementation Strategies in Childcare”

Dr. Angie Cradock to Present at 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting & World Congresses

After two years away, the American College of Sports Medicine Annual Meeting and World Congresses will take place in San Diego, California. Featuring both on-site and online programming, the 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting, World Congress on Exercise is Medicine and World Congress on the Basic Science of Exercise and Vascular Health showcases the latest in exercise science and sports … Continue reading “Dr. Angie Cradock to Present at 2022 ACSM Annual Meeting & World Congresses”

New Resource: Fact Sheet on Physical Activity for Young Kids

The team at the Prevention Research Center on Nutrition and Physical Activity and the CHOICES Project team, along with input from key partners, is excited to announce the release of several fact sheets that align with our key priority areas. We will continue to post in our News & Events section as new fact sheets … Continue reading “New Resource: Fact Sheet on Physical Activity for Young Kids”

New Paper from the Physical Activity Alliance: Physical Activity for Preschoolers During the COVID Pandemic

[From the Physical Activity Alliance] Actions to support physical activity in U.S. preschoolers were needed before the COVID-19 pandemic, and such actions are needed even more as the pandemic continues to challenge families and many other elements of society. While formal surveys in the U.S. are lacking, it appears likely that the pandemic has produced … Continue reading “New Paper from the Physical Activity Alliance: Physical Activity for Preschoolers During the COVID Pandemic”

Resources for Educators, Families, & Administrators to Ensure a Safe & Physically Active 2020-2021 School Year

This page will be updated as new information becomes available. [Last update: September 11, 2020] Click here to browse resources for remote physical activity and physical education for educators, families, and administrators Click here to browse resources for planning Safe Routes to School for Fall 2020 Remote Physical Activity and Physical Education Resources for Educators, … Continue reading “Resources for Educators, Families, & Administrators to Ensure a Safe & Physically Active 2020-2021 School Year”

Resources for Children & Families to Stay Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic

This page will be updated as new information becomes available. [Last update: June 11, 2020] Although we are all practicing universal social distancing, we can still laugh, play, learn, and grow closer outside of class and work. As such, it’s important to adhere to local government, department of public health, and CDC guidance in order … Continue reading “Resources for Children & Families to Stay Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic”

STUDY: Assessing the Effectiveness of OSNAP Scaled-Up Nationally

A new study from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health looked at the effects and costs of two training models to scale-up the Out-of-School Nutrition and Physical Activity (OSNAP) Initiative at a national level, and noted some promising findings. In this group-randomized trial, authors studied implementation of the Out-of-School Nutrition and Physical … Continue reading “STUDY: Assessing the Effectiveness of OSNAP Scaled-Up Nationally”

HPRC Research to Be Presented at the 2019 Conference on Health and Active Transportation

On December 11, Dr. Angie Cradock, Deputy Director of the HPRC will present a poster featuring findings from a recent report commissioned by the Physical Activity Research Center (PARC) at the 2019 Conference on Health and Active Transportation at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. About the Conference The purpose of the Conference … Continue reading “HPRC Research to Be Presented at the 2019 Conference on Health and Active Transportation”

STUDY: Evidence to Inform a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy

A study from the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health used data from the U.S. Census and the American Community Survey to look at how people ages 16 and older got to and from work over time between 2000 and 2016 in counties with populations of at least 100,000 people. The authors calculated … Continue reading “STUDY: Evidence to Inform a Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy”