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Friday Transportation Seminar: Links Between Public Transportation and Physical Activity
Friday, November 7, 2014 - 12:00pm
Friday Transportation Seminar: Links Between Public Transportation and Physical Activity

Join us for the PSU Friday Transportation Seminar. The event is free and all are welcome!

Links Between Public Transportation and Physical Activity

 

When: Friday, November 7, 12-1 p.m.
Where: Room 204 of the Distance Learning Center Wing of the Urban Center at PSU
Speaker: Brian Saelens, Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Seattle’s Children’s Hospital & University of Washington

Topic: Links Between Public Transportation and Physical Activity

Summary: This seminar will explore the empirical evidence regarding the links between the use of public transportation and physical activity, with a specific focus on using integrated device and self-report methods to identify travel modes and physical activity.

Bio: Brian E. Saelens, Ph.D. is a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the University of Washington and Principal Investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute. Dr. Saelens is a clinical/health psychologist. His interest areas include obesity treatment and prevention, especially in environmental factors and policies that influence physical activity and eating behaviors in children and adults. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed original investigation and review articles.