Leveraging Existing Technology to Enhance Physical Activity in Inactive Predominantly Black and Latina Women
Research shows that social support is strongly associated with increased engagement in physical activity in women, yet findings are mixed regarding whether interventions that intervene with social networks are more effective than those focused on individuals. This webinar will describe a randomized controlled trial that leverages existing mobile technology and is testing a dyadic health coaching intervention designed to foster support within dyads of inactive, predominantly Black and Latina women.
Speaker: Larkin Strong, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor in the Department of Health Disparities Research at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston
Moderator: Karen Basen-Engquist, PhD, MPH, Professor of Behavioral Science and the Director of the Center for Energy Balance in Cancer Prevention and Survivorship at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center