Fall Webinar Series

These webinars have been created to offer insight into physical activity and physical activity assessment from different perspectives (public health, occupational, sports, clinical).

Mutual understanding of physical behaviors across scientific disciplines

Facilitator: Professor Andreas Holtermann, National Research Center for the Working Environment Copenhagan, Denmark

October 8th, 2020 from 9-12am (CET – GMT+2)

This Session is offered LIVE with a recording to watch on-demand for those who cannot attend live.  Follow up Live discussion session in the North American timezone on October 13th at 10 AM PST (7pm CET).

The objective of this session is to facilitate a mutual understanding of physical behaviors (physical activity, sedentary behavior, sleep) across scientific disciplines and promote collaboration on integrated research. Presentations will cover the basic view and the ‘key elements’ of physical behaviors from a panel of experts in public and occupational health, physical activity and  sports medicine, exercise science and clinical and rehabilitation science. 

Assessing Physical Activity for Beginners – in the view of different perspectives

Facilitator: Associate professor Örjan Ekblom, The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden

October 16th, 2020 from 9am – 11:30am (GMT +2)

This Session is offered LIVE with a recording to watch on-demand for those who cannot attend live.  Follow up Live discussion session in the North American timezone later in October.

The objective of this session is to introduce device-based assessment of physical activity pattern and provide details for a first data collection. The presentation will cover rationale and perspective of using accelerometry for your studies as well as a crash course on how the data looks like and traditional analysis.

Compositional data analysis (CoDA): The whys, the hows and future applications of CoDA in physical behavior research

Facilitator and speakers

Nidhi Gupta, National Research Center for the Working Environment Copenhagen, Denmark
Charlotte Rasmussen, National Research Center for the Working Environment Copenhagen, Denmark
Svend Erik Mathiassen, Department of Occupational Health Sciences and Psychology, University of Gavle, Sweden
Sebastien Chastin, Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, UK

October 26th, 2020 from 9am – 12:30pm (GMT+2)

This Session is offered LIVE with a recording to watch on-demand for those who cannot attend live.  Follow up Live discussion session in the North American timezone later in November.

The objective of this session is to introduce participants to the basic steps of CoDA, and how to use CoDA in their own research. A panel of experts will guide you through the rationale, basics and examples of CoDA. Challenges and potential for future applications will be discussed.

Register for one or all of these webinar sessions today!

Member Rate Non-Member, Student Rate Non-Member, Regular Rate
One Session Free $20 $30
All three sessions Free $40 $50