The General Training Schedule Organize and mark your calendars!
Monday, May 06, 201911:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The walk audit is a common tool for assessing built environment supports for physical activity. In this session, the speakers will describe features of the built environment that influence physical activity, outline methods for conducting a walk audit, and explore how practitioners can use audits to create more activity-friendly communities. Attendees will then be led on a walk audit around the meeting venue. Through this interactive experience, participants will gain firsthand skills in conducting walk audits and an appreciation for their potential impact. Note: This is an interactive session and attendees should wear comfortable walking shoes and dress in layers for this session.
- Identify features of the built environment that influence physical activity.
- Be equipped with skills and resources for planning and conducting a walk audit.
- Identify potential applications of walk audits for creating activity-friendly communities.
- Emily Ussery PhD, MPH Epidemiologist, DNPAO, CDC
- John Omura MD, MPH Medical Officer, DNPAO, CDC
Emily Ussery, PhD, MPH, Epidemiologist, DNPAO, CDC and John Omura, MD, MPH, Medical Officer, DNPAO, CDC