Physical Activity and the Built Environment

Physical Activity and the Built Environment Interest Group

Staff Liaison: Lindsey Arenberg (Interim)

The Physical Activity and the Built Environment Interest Group is focused on increasing physical activity for transportation and leisure through improvements to the built environment (streets, sidewalks, green space, etc.). Our goal is to connect advocates, practitioners, policy makers, and others to learn and exchange best practices and evidence-based interventions that improve access to safe opportunities for physical activity.

Meetings will include conversations with experts in the field, group discussions on common interests, and progress on relevant projects.

Upcoming Events

March 15, 2017, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CLOCC 2017 Spring Quarterly Meeting

Join us for CLOCC’s Spring Quarterly Meeting on Wednesday, March 15, at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The meeting will focus on Early Childhood Approaches to Obesity Prevention.

CLOCC Interest Groups will meet from Noon to 1:00 PM.

The main session, from 1:00 to 4:00 PM, will feature a keynote presentation by Ian Paul, MD, M.Sc., Director
of the Pediatric Clinical Research Office at Penn State Children’s Hospital and Professor of Pedatrics and Public Health at Pennsylvania State Universtiy Collge of Medicine. The Spring Quarterly Meeting will also feature regional panelists from Early Childhood-focused organizations and a breakout working session to connect our partners to local resources and proven strategies supporting Early Childhood work in Chicago.

A meeting agenda will be posted soon on this page.

Healthy snacks will be available.

Location: 225 East Chicago Ave, 11th Floor, Chicago, IL

Community event? Yes

Related interest group(s): Food and Beverage, Physical Activity, Early Childhood, Health Education, Research and Evaluation, Schools, Policy and Advocacy

For more information call 312-227-7100 or visit event web site.