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Title of Collaborative Activity:

Physical Activity and Disease Prevention: Identifying Research Priorities

Description of Collaborative Activity:

This workshop was coordinated and funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Disease Prevention (ODP) to convene NIH and Federal partners to examine: barriers to achieving the Federal Physical Activity Guidelines; effective evidence-based interventions for initiating and sustaining physical activity; NIH’s physical activity research portfolio; and current and emerging research methodologies. The workshop focused on NIH’s interest in supporting innovative research to improve physical activity assessment and research methods used with diverse age and racial/ethnic populations as well as prioritizing the NIH physical activity research agenda. The meeting was held on December 13-14, 2012.

Type of Collaborative Activity:

Meeting/ Workshop

Year the Collaborative Activity Originated:

2012

NIH Participating Institutes/Centers/Office of the Director:

NCI, NHLBI, NIA, NIBIB, NICHD, NIDA, OD/DPCPSI/ODP

HHS Agency Collaborators on this Activity:

AHRQ, CDC, OS