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Get Outside: After School Activity

Kelly Rice

Kelly Rice, assistant professor of physical activity and health at EOU.

Professor shares results of after school activity program

News contact: Laura Hancock, University Advancement, 541-962-3585

LA GRANDE, Ore. November 8, 2016Kelly Rice, Ph.D., is the guest presenter for the next colloquium at Eastern Oregon University, Thursday, Nov. 10.

“Get Outside: After School Activity Results” begins at 4 p.m. in Ackerman Hall, Room 210. Light refreshments will be provided and the presentation can also be viewed live at livestream.com/eou/colloquium.

Rice, an assistant professor of physical activity and health at EOU, will share the pilot project she helped spearhead to implement and evaluate an outdoor physical activity and health education program to reduce engagement in risk behaviors associated with cancer development.

In addition to educating and promoting physical activity, the grant-funded program aimed to foster and develop positive self-efficacy, social support and autonomy within the participants for outdoor activities.

A list of related resources provided by Pierce Library is also available for more in-depth information on this topic. Visit library.eou.edu/colloquium.

EOU’s colloquium series is free and open to the public. For more information call 541-962-3316.

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