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.
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
Dr Simon Marshall
Associate Professor, University of California
Director, Headstrong Thinking
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
Professor Stuart Biddle Professor of Physical Activity and Health, Loughborough University
Dr Trish Gorely Senior Research Associate, Loughborough University
Bob Cope Online Content Manager, British Heart Foundation
Alison Hardy Director, Headstrong Thinking
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
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.
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.
Join in the conversation on Twitter
You can follow the BHFNC on Twitter on @BHFactive join in the conversation about the conference by using #innovatePA in your tweets