A bicycle train intervention to promote cycling and physical activity among low-income children: A pilot RCT
1399 Ward St
Seattle, WA 98109
For the Cancer Consortium Community: Biobehavioral and Outcomes Research Affinity Group (BORG)
Jason A. Mendoza, MD, MPH will be presenting on a recently completed pilot bicycle train randomized controlled trial (RCT). His will also discuss the development of machine learned algorithms that used accelerometer and GPS data to automatically identify various types of sedentary and physical activities that were used in the RCT.
Refreshments will provided.
About the Speaker
Dr. Jason Mendoza is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington and an Investigator at Seattle Children’s Research Institute, as well as the Associate Director of Minority Health and Health Disparities and Associate Program Head of the Cancer Prevention Program at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Mendoza has devoted his career to studying the promotion of physical activity and healthy eating among low-income and racial/ethnic minority children. He conducts community-engaged research on eliminating health inequities by reducing screen time, such as television viewing, and increasing physical activity, such as through Safe Routes to School programs. He leads research on the influence of food insecurity on chronic diseases, such as diabetes, among adolescents and young adults. He also co-leads mHealth interventions to promote physical activity among AYA cancer survivors.