News & Reports 8/2/10


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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”
Slides are now available from this webinar.

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

National Physical Activity Plan

“Reducing Liability Concerns and Getting Kids Active through Safe Routes to School (SRTS)

August 11, 2010 1pm EST

Registration is free.

In this webinar, participants will learn:

-The basics of liability in the context of SRTS

-How school districts, nonprofit organizations, and others can reduce their liability in SRTS programs

-How SRTS programs can leave schools with a lower risk of liability than existed prior to the program

-Best practices for implementing SRTS programs and policies

-About new resources from NPAP

Do you know of any other learning opportunities coming up?