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

Facilitators:
Andreas Holtermann, National Research Center for the Working Environment Copenhagan
Ulf Ekelund, Norwegian School of Sport Science
Svend Erik Mathiassen, University of Gavle
Bente Klarlund Pedersen, University of Copenhagen
Örjan Ekblom, The Swedish School of Sport and Sciences
Jorunn Helbostad, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

October 8th, 2020 from 9am – 12pm (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

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 time zone on October 20th at 9am PST (6pm GMT+2).

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

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 time zone on October 29th at 8am PST (5pm GMT+2).

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.