395Thursday, March 15, 2007

10:15 AM-12:15 PMConvention Center:319-320
NASPE/National Association for Sport and Physical Education
All-Academy Symposium: Combating Obesity in K-12 Learners
Combating obesity in school-aged children is the focus of this session. The session will highlight initiatives for reducing childhood obesity. Initiatives will be analyzed and interpreted from the viewpoint of specialists in each of NASPE's eight research academies.
Keyword(s): obesity issues, physical education PK-12, research
Panelists: Felicia Cavallini, Limestone College, Gaffney, SC; Gregory Welk, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; Tristan L. Wallhead, University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY; Jacqueline D. Goodway, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; Claudia Guedes, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; Melicia Whitt-Glover, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC; and H. Scott Strohmeyer, Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, MO
Speaker: Ginny Ehrlich, Alliance for a Healthier Generation, Portland, OR

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