ISBNPA 2017 Satellite Meeting – Pragmatic Evaluation in Physical Activity

Start Date: 06/04/2017
End Date: 06/06/2017
Place: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
Organization: Un Sidney, Un Edinburgh, Un Oxford, Un British Columbia, ISPAH, ISBNPA and WHO

Evaluation in Physical Activity

2.5 day course for researchers and practitioners




Sunday 4 –
Tuesday 6 June, 2017


For early
career researchers & practitioners passionate about practically applied




The Pragmatic Evaluation course has been developed to build capacity in
pragmatic evaluation skills for physical activity actions in multiple
stakeholders from different cultures and contexts. The course aims to promote
interaction between the various stakeholders that deliver and evaluate physical
activity actions, including academic researchers, practitioners and policy
makers. The course is ideal for academic researchers who are interested in the
practical application of their work AND/OR for employees of government and
non-government entities who aspire to rigorously evaluate their programs and
policies. The course will be led by an international faculty of evaluation
experts and delivered in association with the 2017 ISBNPA Annual Conference.


DATE: Sunday 4 – Tuesday
6 June, 2017


LOCATION: University of British Columbia, Vancouver,


PARTICIPANTS:  16-24 early career researchers and
practitioners who are passionate about developing skills in pragmatic
evaluation of physical activity policy, projects and programs


CONTENT: The course includes
an online component to be completed prior to the face-to-face modules

COST: GB£590 / CA$950 / US$720 / AU$980 (see application form to see what is included – click HERE to access the form)

Course brochure: click HERE 


Online module (3 hours):  Physical activity epidemiology and public
health in nutshell

(Content from the
University of Sydney online course in Exercise and Physical Activity in
Non-Communicable Disease Prevention in partnership with the WHO Collaborating
Centre for Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity


Face-to-face modules (2.5 days):   

Planning for Evaluation

Introduction to
Evaluation Methods



Process Evaluation

Complex Program


FACULTY:  Professor Adrian Bauman, University of Sydney, Australia

Guy Faulkner, University of British Columbia,

Dr Paul Kelly, University of Edinburgh, UK

Dr Karen Milton, University of Oxford, UK

Professor Patti-Jean (PJ) Naylor, University of Victoria,

Dr Justin Richards, University of Sydney,

Alex Wright, University of Edinburgh, UK


CONTACT: [email protected]

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