United States Report Card on Walking and Walkable Communities (4:00pm-5:30pm)

Thursday, September 14

The National Physical Activity Plan Alliance has developed a system for evaluating the status of the U.S. in areas that are central to increasing population-level walking behavior.  In this session members of the expert panel that developed the Report Card will: a) summarize the process that was followed in selecting constructs for inclusion in the Report Card; b) explain the grading scheme that was adopted; and c) present the rationale for assignment of grades to each of the nine constructs included in the Report Card.

Room: Kellogg 1

Presenters

  • Russell R. Pate, Professor, University of South Carolina
  • Amy Eyler, Assistant Dean for Public Health, Associate Professor, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Tom Richards, Director of Corporate Engagement, American Council on Exercise
  • Kate Kraft, Executive Director, America Walks

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