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Energy Balance Journal Club - Social support and physical activity: Do you think you’re better off alone?

Energy Balance Journal Club - Social support and physical activity: Do you think you’re better off alone?

 

Social support and physical activity: Do you think you’re better off alone?
 
 
Facilitated by Scherezade Mama, DrPH
12:00 – 1:00pm
FCT3.4143 Room 3 & 6
Lunch provided to the first 25 attendees
 
 
Articles include:
 
·         McNeill LH, Kreuter MW, Subramanian SV. Social environment and physical activity: A review of concepts and evidence. Social Science & Medicine. 2006. 63:1011-22.
·         Vrazel J, Saunders RP, Wilcox S. An overview and proposed framework of social-environmental influences on the physical-activity behavior of women. American Journal of Health Promotion. 2008. 23(1):2-12.

 

The Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship’s monthly trans-disciplinary journal club aims to bring researchers from multiple disciplines together to examine different energy balance-related topics.
 
Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship is directed by Karen Basen-Engquist, Ph.D., M.P.H

Date: 5/9/14, 12pm to 1pm
Time: 5/9/14, 12pm to 1pm
Location: Pickens Academic Tower, Floor 3, Room 3 (FCT3.4143)
Format: All Employee Meeting
Speaker: Dr. Scherezade Mama
Speaker Bio: Scherezade Mama, DrPH, is a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Health Disparities Research at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Mama’s research interests are in understanding physical activity adoption in adults using both qualitative and quantitative methods. Dr. Mama’s research uses an ecologic approach to explore correlates of physical activity in women and ethnic minorities, with a focus on psychosocial factors related to physical activity adoption and maintenance in an effort to promote health and reduce health disparities.
Sponsor: Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship
Contact: Nazim Ali - (713) 792-2431 - nnali@mdanderson.org
Attachments:
  EB Jo Club 5.9.14 Flier.pdf (PDF, 365 KB)
  McNeill, 2006 - Social environment and PA review.pdf (PDF, 215 KB)
  Vrazel, 2008 - Framework of social-environmental influences on PA in women.pdf (PDF, 841 KB)