Physical Activity Monitoring Methodologies Pre-conference Workshop 2012

 Physical Activity Monitoring Methodologies Pre-conference Workshop

Thursday, September 20, 2012 1pm-5pm

San Antonio Convention Center - San Antonio, TX

Which activity monitor from the dozens that youv'e seen will you use for your study? What sort of data fits your needs, steps, intensity, diurnal movement patterns? This preconference workshop is going to be able to help you answer those questions as well as how you might extract the data from the array of formats to directly inform your research. Even if you are an expert, this preconference workshop will be invaluable for your students and staff.

This program is a must for anyone currently using or interested in using physical activity monitoring methodologies.  Hear the experts review the most recent advancements in the field of physical activity monitoring, including the use of NHANES physical activity monitoring data.  The course will provide attendees with practical PAM applications within the framework of obesity research and will cover world-wide surveillance methodologies and analysis with regards to physical activity and sedentary behaviors distributions. 

Who Should Attend?

Clinicians

Researchers

Graduate Students

Program Director(s):

Lara Dugas, PhD

Faculty:

Speakers and topics will include:

- Peter Katzmarzyk, PhD, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, will speak on practical applications of physical activity monitoring.

- Amy Luke, PhD, Loyola University, will speak on novel analysis techniques and data mining.

- Catrine Tudor-Locke, PhD Pennington Biomedical Research Center, will speak on NMHANES PAM data: What have we learned?

- Scott Crouter, PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston, will speak on practical applications of physical activity monitoring in children.

Pricing:

Registration Rates

Early-bird rate

(Apr 2- Jun 20)

Pre-conference rate (Jun 21-Sep 5)

Onsite rate

(Sep 6-Sep 24)

Member

$100

$125

$125

Nonmember

$150

$175

$175

Student/Res/Post-doc

$75

$100

$100


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