School-based physical activity: What’s the evidence? Registration Form

Presented by Health Evidence, in partnership with the Canadian Cochrane Centre

Wednesday October 30th, 2013 from 1:00 – 2:30 pm EDT

In this webinar, Dr. Maureen Dobbins, Scientific Director of Health Evidence, will present the key messages and implications for practice from the following Cochrane Review:
•    Dobbins M, Husson H, DeCorby K, LaRocca RL (2013). School-based physical activity programs for promoting physical activity and fitness in children and adolescents aged 6 to 18. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2:CD007651)

Please join us for this interactive discussion by registering below !

This webinar is part of the research project, “Virtual interactive knowledge translation: A pilot study”, led by Maureen Dobbins, PhD, at McMaster University. After the webinar, participants will be asked to take part in a 10-minute online survey, which has been approved by the Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (HIREB). Participation in the survey is optional, but appreciated. 

For those who are not able to attend at this scheduled time, a recording of the presentation will be available on our website (, following the webinar .

This work received support from KT Canada funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).


Maureen Dobbins, RN, PhD is a professor in the School of Nursing at McMaster University. Her research efforts seek to understand knowledge translation and exchange among public health decision makers in Canada. Her program of research has: identified barriers and facilitators to research use; explored the information needs of public health decision makers; and developed, implemented and evaluated a variety of knowledge translation strategies for public health decision makers. Since 2001, she has been the Scientific Director of Health Evidence (, a single source of high quality effectiveness evidence and one component of a comprehensive knowledge translation strategy for public health decision makers worldwide. On January 1, 2012, Maureen also assumed the role of Scientific Director for the National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (, one of six National Collaborating Centres for Public Health in Canada.


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