This 7-day course serves post-doctoral personnel and is designed to develop research competencies related to physical activity and public health. Topics include grantsmanship skills; research funding opportunities; measurement of physical activity; design of epidemiologic studies; dose-response issues; individual, community, and policy interventions; critical research needs on physical activity in women, minorities, youth, and the elderly; and numerous special topics. Instructional techniques include lectures, small group discussions, individual meetings with faculty, and individual grant writing projects.
This 4-day course is for practitioners who are involved or interested in community-based initiatives to promote physical activity. Topics include public health models for physical activity promotion, epidemiology/needs assessment, “best practice” intervention strategies, policy and environmental supports for physical activity, program evaluation, partnership development, and current research on physical activity promotion. One-on-one and small group interaction with leading experts is emphasized. The faculty for this course is composed of nationally known public health practitioners and researchers.
Information on the Courses, including the application process, is available at https://web.asph.sc.edu/paph/. Applications will be accepted through June 1, 2022.