Physical Activity Why It s So Difficult to Shift the Population Needle provides an overview of the population needle and how it is traveling. The DVD also explores how the evidence base for action can be constructed to increase the population levels of physical activity. In addition, critically reflecting on the existing evidence, the DVD discusses the best of approaches to shift the needle.
The population needle
The construction of our belief systems about physical activity
Why are we so optimistic about what we research?
Challenging some sacred cows
What we expect in research
Community guide (CDC) for promoting physical activity
The best practice in community-level interventions
Translation to populations
Strategy development: what the US national plan wants to do
About the Actor
Adrian Bauman, M.D., Ph.D., Sesquicentenary Professor of Public Health, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia