News & Reports 7/19/10

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This week, we would like to spread the word about a couple of events that may be of interest to our readers:

CDC Webinar: Measurement of Active and Sedentary Behaviors
“Closing the Gaps in Self-Report Methods”
July 21, 2010, 12:30-5:15pm EDT
Registration is free.

This six-part webinar will provide:
– An overview of physical activity as a multidimensional health behavior
– An in-depth review of methods to measure active and sedentary behaviors by self-report
– An exploration of important issues when assessing physical activity in diverse populations

ALR Conference- Call For Abstracts and Award Nominations
Due August 6, 2010, 11:59pm PDT

Active Living Research (ALR), a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, has announced a call for presentation and paper abstracts, and a call for award nominations for its Annual Conference on February 22-24, 2011, in San Diego, CA. 

The theme of the 2011 conference is “Partnerships for Progress in Active Living: From Research to Action.”