336 The National Physical Activity Plan: Implementation at the State Level

Thursday, April 25, 2013: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Convention Center: 208A
AAPAR/AAPAR
Speakers: Eloise Elliott1; Russell R. Pate2; Sean Bulger1; and Jackie N. Epping3, (1)West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, (2)University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, (3)Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This sessionís panelists will discuss the development and current implementation of the first National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) in the U.S., and will highlight the development of a successful state plan modeled after the National Plan. West Virginiaís Be Wild! Be Wonderful! Be Active! Campaign will be described, and strategies will be shared to assist other statesí leaders as they develop state-specific physical activity plans, as called for in the NPAP.