184 Physical Activity Intervention Strategies for Immigrant Youth

Wednesday, March 18, 2015: 1:30 PM-2:45 PM
Convention Center: 3A
Physical Activity: Family and Community Engagement
Intended Audience: K-12
Speakers: Amanda D. Stanec, Move Live Learn LLC, St Louis, MO; and Jennifer A. Bhalla, Pacific University, Forest Grove, OR
Youth immigration rates in the U.S. are high and steadily increasing. Immigrant and first generation American youth are less active than their peers. This session will provide evidence-based strategies on how to increase physical activity program access for immigrant youth. Suggestions on how to increase social justice through fostering inclusive settings in physical education, sport and physical activity programming will be presented.
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