Meeting Archive:
Building Successful Physical Activity Coalitions through Understanding the Needs of Coalition Members

Meeting Description:

A research team from the University of South Carolina recently conducted a series of studies aimed at identifying key factors related to why organizations commit to PA coalitions, and whether or not those factors are related to coalition success.  The purpose of this presentation is to share the key factors that organizations considered to be important when deciding to commit to a PA coalition.  Additionally, the purpose is to demonstrate how those factors impact perceived coalition success.  The overall goal of this presentation is to increase understanding of PA coalitions and their organizational members in order improve PA coalition outcomes.

Learning Objectives:

·         Participants will be able to list key characteristics of organizations that commonly join PA coalitions.

·         Participants will be able to list key characteristics of PA coalitions across the U.S.

·         Participants will be able to list critical factors considered to be important for organizational member involvement in PA coalitions.

·         Participants will know which factors for organizational member involvement are related to PA coalition success.

Date: Mon, Nov 18, 2013
Time: 01:00 PM EST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Pam Eidson
 Presenter Information
Daniel B. Bornstein, Ph.D.
Dr. Bornstein is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health, Exercise, and Sport Science at The Citadel in Charleston, S.C.  Dr. Bornstein is also the Project Coordinator for the U.S. National Physical Activity Plan.  Dr. Bornstein’s research interests include physical activity policy, use of existing and emerging technologies for promoting and monitoring physical activity, and coalitions focused on physical activity and active living.  Prior to earning his Ph.D. in Exercise Science from the University of South Carolina, Dr. Bornstein owned and operated commercial fitness companies in Tucson, AZ.  In order to stay active Dr. Bornstein enjoys working from the standing position, taking walking meetings whenever possible, playing with his two young children, and regularly engaging in  strength training, yoga, and swimming.