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Conference Programme

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Time   Venue
   930 Registration Tea/Coffee

Foyer / Kirkland

1000 Welcome: Professor Nanette Mutrie (Director, Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC), University of Edinburgh) South Hall
1005 Keynote Address: Theory and practice in the implementation of health promoting interventions Professor Theo van Achterberg  (KU Leuven, Belgium) South Hall
1045 Policy Perspective: Outcomes Framework Implementation Derek Grieve (Head of Active Scotland Division, Scottish Government) South Hall

Break Tea/Coffee served and opportunity to view posters

South Hall

Oral Presentations Chair: Nanette Mutrie

Stand Up for Health: the Barriers and Facilitators to Reducing Sedentary Behaviour in Call Centres Dr Ruth Jepson (Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy)

I'm not sitting staring into space, so I'm doing something, you know: A qualitative exploration of sedentary behaviour in older adults’ daily lives Dr Cindy Gray (University of Glasgow)

Gamification of physical activity as a method of addressing health and social inequalities – Findings from 18 UK interventions Marc Harris (Intelligent Health)

(5 Minute Yoga Break)

Physical activity barriers and facilitators among mothers of autistic children - a qualitative study using the theoretical domains framework Shubhanna Hussain-Ahmed (University of Stirling)

Move More Aberdeen - Integrating physical activity into the cancer care pathway Josefine Björkqvist (University of Aberdeen)

The effect of resistance training interventions on weight status in youth: a meta-analysis Helen Collins (University of Dundee/University of Edinburgh)

South Hall
1245 Lunch Kirkland
1315 Posters Kirkland

Medical Perspective: Importance of CMO Infographics Dr Catherine Calderwood (Chief Medical Officer for Scotland)

South Hall

Keynote Address: Implementation in practice from Football Fans in Training (FFIT) Project Professor Kate Hunt (MRC/CSO Social and Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow)

South Hall

Workshop: Implementation of Research, Practice and Policy Three network sessions:

  • How to implement established good practice at scale Facilitator: Dr Chloe McAdam (University of Edinburgh)  
  • Solutions to implement Scotland’s policy at scale Facilitator: Caspian Richards (Active Scotland Division)  
  • Research that I would like to implement and how it could be done Facilitator: Professor Nanette Mutrie
South Hall

Presentation of student poster prizes and closing remarks Caspian Richards (Head of Strategy, Active Scotland Division)

South Hall
1600 Close