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

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, October 10, 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.