Sunday , February 18 2018

Webinar: Health Equity & Nat’l Plan

The US National Physical Activity Plan -- Strategies to Achieve Health Equity
June 19, 2017
Apologies for the audio issues on this recording. Sound begins at 25 seconds after start, and there's a 2-minute interruption of the Q&A at about 40 minutes. On the bright side, the recording did work after initially indicating that it wouldn't!

Linked recording of the webinar -- Health Equity & National Physical Activity Plan

Description:The social pattern of low physical activity participation rates is similar to that of other social determinants of health. This presentation will explore the historic potential root causes of physical inactivity among many diverse groups today. Brief examples of low physical inactivity among certain groups will be given. The presentation will conclude with key questions that should be addressed and recommended strategies used throughout the nine sectors of the National Physical Activity Plan to achieve health equity through physical activity.

PAPHS Competencies: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.6, 3.2, 3.3, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 4.1, 4.2, 4.4


NiCole R. Keith, Ph.D., FACSM is a Research Scientist at Indiana University Center for Aging Research, a Regenstrief Institute Investigator, a Professor in the Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Department of Kinesiology, and a Fellow and a 2014-2016 Vice-President of the American College of Sports Medicine. Dr. Keith is co-founder of the Physically Active Residential Communities and Schools (PARCS) program; a partnership between Indianapolis Public Schools, Eskenazi Health Federally Qualified Health Centers and IUPUI since 2002. This award-winning program provides physical activity opportunities for over 3,000 adults and children living in Indianapolis inner-city communities. Dr. Keith serves on the National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) Revision Executive Committee and leads the NPAP Diversity Workgroup. She continues researching methods thorough which physical activity can positively influence the health outcomes of socio-economically challenged community residents.


Slides from the Health Equity & National Plan Webinar: N. Keith June 2017

Referenced in the slides: The 'G' Word: A Special Report on Gentrification

NCHPAD  National Center on Health, Physical Activity and Disability (NCHPAD)

National Physical Activity Plan As mentioned during the webinar, the National Physical Activity Society has a board seat on the National Physical Activity Plan Alliance. NPAS is not the originator of the National Physical Activity Plan, despite the similarities in our names, but is a partner organization to the Plan Alliance's efforts.

CEC certificate 06192017


About Pam Eidson

Pam Eidson is executive director of the National Physical Activity Society.

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