BHFNC annual conference 2012

BHFNC annual conference 2012

Innovate to Activate

New ways to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour

 

The 12th BHFNC annual conference, Innovate to Activate, allowed delegates to explore creative solutions to promoting physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour.

 

Conference programme

The conference programme featured internationally renowned keynote speakers, as well as a broad range of workshops offering delegates the opportunity to engage in group discussion and provided practical tips on innovative ways to promote physical activity. Please download the keynote presentations and breakout session slides below.

 

Professor Stuart Biddle

Professor of Physical Activity and Health, Loughborough University

Sit less: Why sedentary behaviour should be a priority for public health professionals

 

Dr Simon Marshall

Associate Professor, University of California

Take your tablet: Using new technology to promote physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour

 

Alison Hardy

Director, Headstrong Thinking

Change4Life: Using marketing to change behaviours

 

Workshop presentations

Dr Dale Esliger Senior Lecturer Physical Activity and Health, Loughborough University

Sue Collins Promoting Health Engagement Lead, Based at South Tyneside PCT

Caroline Markham Intelligent Health

Electronic gadgets for physical activity promotion: What's on offer?

 

Professor Stuart Biddle Professor of Physical Activity and Health, Loughborough University

Dr Trish Gorely Senior Research Associate, Loughborough University

Tackling the chair: Planning and evaluating interventions to reduce sitting time

 

Bob Cope Online Content Manager, British Heart Foundation

Alison Hardy Director, Headstrong Thinking

Social marketing and avoiding exclusion

 

Dr Simon Marshall Associate Professor, University of California San Diego

Professor Gareth Stratton Professor in Exercise Physiology, University of Swansea

Dr Matthew Taylor Lecturer in Biomechanics, University of Essex

Dr Murray Griffin Senior Lecturer in Health and Exercise Psychology, University of Essex

Active video game technology: Saint or sinner? 

 

Dr Graham Brennan University of Strathclyde

Methods and strategies for recruiting participants to physical activity interventions

 

Sharing practice booklet

The BHFNC annual conference featured a case study zone showcasing examples of innovative physical activity projects and programmes which directly use new or emerging technologies, interactive exergaming, mass or social media or innovative approachs to promoing physical activity. This sharing practice booklet summarises these projects.

Innovate to Activate sharing practice booklet

 

The conference in a picture!

This year's conference was captured by a graphic artist to give a visual overview of the day. This graphic summarises the key points and themes from the day in a memorable way. The visual overview helps to show links between individual points, as well as the bigger picture.

Graphic of BHFNC conference

Download pdf of the graphic

 

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