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ALE 2017 Symposium presentations

Invited speakers

Prof John Spence: “To Sit is Human, To Move is Divine: A Tale of Cultural Evolution and Progress Traps”
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Prof Eduardo Generelo Lanaspa: “CAPAS-Ciudad/CAPAS-Cité: A Transcultural Physical Activity Promotion Program (Spain/France)”
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Prof Guy Faulkner: “Examining the Built Environment and Active Travel in Toronto: Lessons from the Canadian BEAT Project”
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Assoc Prof Palma Chillón: "The PACO (Cycle and Walk to School) Study: Design, Planning and Preliminary results"
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Assistant Professor Jennifer D. Roberts: “Active Living Among Washington, DC Area Youth”
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Dr Enrique García Bengoechea: “Toward Community Ownership of Physical Activity Promotion Initiatives in the Indigenous Community of Kahnawake”
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Dr Debbie Hopkins: “The Mobility and Modality of Adolescents”
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Mr Andrew Jackson: “Transport – A New Way Forward"
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Ms Claire Pascoe: “Boosting Transport’s Contribution to Health”
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Dr Anna Stevenson: “Translating Research to Policy and Practice: Implementation of Health in All Policy Approach in Canterbury, New Zealand”
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Ms Helen Gillespie: “Healthy People Healthy Nature – Growing a Movement”
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Prof Simon Kingham: “Benefits of and Barriers to Creating Healthy and Active Urban Environments”
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Assoc Prof Melody Smith: “Neighbourhoods for Active Kids: Participatory GIS to Understand Neighbourhood Environments for Children’s Activity”
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Assoc Prof Michael Keall: “Encouraging Cycling and Walking in New Zealand: Evaluation of the Model Communities Programme”
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Dr Alex Macmillan: “Achieving Policy and Institutional Change for Healthy Sustainable Transport"
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Dr Sandra Mandic: “Multidisciplinary and Multi-Sector Approach to Active Living Research: Insights from Otago, New Zealand"
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Dr Christina Ergler: “The Nature of Children’s Seasonal Play: A Case Study From Auckland, New Zealand"
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Abstract Sessions

Active Transport

Dr Jennifer D. Roberts: “Active Transportation Behaviors and Perceptions among Washington DC Area Youth”
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Tamara Bozovic: “Reducing Barriers to Walking in a Car-Focused Environment: The Potential for Inclusion and a Pragmatic Way Forward for Hamilton”
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Joanne Clendon: “Fear and Loathing on the Footpath”
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Dr Marie Russell: “Benchmarking Cycling and Walking in Six New Zealand Cities”
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Health, Sustainability, Exhibits

Allyson Calder: “Blokes with Stroke Explore the User-Friendliness of Fitness Facility Environments for Engaging in Physical Activity”
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Dr Robyn Zink: “Young people as Action Takers and Knowledge Makers – Through Enviroschools”
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Scott Willis: “Climate Safe Housing: Where Mitigation and Adaptation Meet”
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Prof Nancy Longnecker: “Well Balanced - Reaching out with Engaged Research”
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Built Environment and Urban Design

Erika Ikeda: “Innovative Measurement of Children’s School Travel Behavior and Perceptions on their School Travel Routes”
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Prof Erica Hinckson: “The Neighbourhood Environment and Activity in New Zealand Adolescents”
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Dr Angela Curl: “Do Changes in the Walkability of the Built Environment Lead to Changes in Walking Behaviour? A Comparison of Home Movers and Stayers”
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Cycle Skills Training

Charlotte Flaherty: “South Dunedin Cycling Project”
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Siobhan McArthur: “Effects of Cycle Skills Training Programme on Children’s Cycling-Related Behaviours, Confidence and Knowledge”
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Dana Lawrie: “Comparison of Cycling-Related Habits, Confidence, Support and Knowledge among Children and Adolescents from Dunedin, New Zealand”
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Chiew Ching Kek: “Effects of Cycle Skills Training on Cycling-Related Confidence, Habits, Knowledge and Practical Skills in Adolescent Girls”
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Physical Activity Promotion

Prof Eduardo Generelo Lanaspa: “'Sigue La Huella' An Example of a Global Approach to Promote Physical Activity”
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Prof Javier Zaragoza Casterad: “A Project-Based Learning Intervention to Promote Active Commuting to School in Spanish Children”
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Dr Ricardo Oliveira: “Active Living Behavior and Health Apps in Y-Generation: Do They Really Work?”
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Dr Alberto Aibar: “Promotion of Healthy Habits through a Participatory Action Research Process Focusing on Physical Activity”
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Cycling

Dr Mark Falcous: “Understanding the Role of Culture in Cycling Advocacy”
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Jo Clendon: “Beyond Slap-bands and Drink Bottles - Encouraging Everyday Biking”
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Tessa Pocock: “Long-Term Effects of Cycle Skills Training in Children and Adolescents”
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Active Transport to School

Michael Hale: “Auckland’s Recipe for Obesity – Key Results from the Healthy Auckland Together Monitoring Report 2017”
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Dr Daniel Camiletti Moirón: “A Longitudinal Study of the Mode of Commuting to School in Spanish Children and Adolescents: The UP&DOWN Study”
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Assoc Prof Palma Chillón: “Interventions for Promoting Active Commuting to School: An Updated Systematic Review”
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Assoc Prof Christine Cheyne: “Chicken or Egg? The Importance of School Transport Norms”
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Policy

Annie Kentwell: “Incorporating Active Living Principles into Statutory Planning: A Successful Case Study within Canberra, Australia”
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Meg Christie: “Making Sustainable Changes in a Health Oriented Organisation”
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Transport and Urban Design

James Young and Dr Jillian Frater: “Travel Demand Management to Change the Travel Behaviour of Commuters Returning to Work in Central Christchurch”
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Assoc Prof Palma Chillón: “Modes of Commuting to University and Reasons for Mode Choice among Chilean Students”
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Tessa Pocock: “School Neighbourhood Environment and Active Transport to Secondary Schools in Dunedin, New Zealand”
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Annie Kentwell: “Active Living Professional Development Workshop Series: Walkshops, a Practical Education Program for Government Employees”
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Environment and Nature

Miles Saitta: “Park-Based Physical Activity Interventions for People with Disability: An Integrative Review”
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Dr Meredith Perry: “Accessibility and Usability of Community Parks and Playgrounds in the Greater Wellington Region”
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Dr Kerry Mulligan: “Incorporating Inclusive Design in Architectural Practice: A Qualitative Study Exploring Architectural Design Student’s Experiential Learning”
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