Decoding Sedentary Behavior and the Role of Technology - Professor James F. Sallis (Pt4)
In this enlightening episode of our podcast, Dr. Olli Tikkanen engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Professor James F. Sallis, a newly appointed Distinguished Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health at the University of California, San Diego.
Professor Sallis, renowned for his extensive research on promoting physical activity and understanding its environmental influences, delves deep into the psychological aspects of sedentary behavior.
He emphasizes the importance of understanding the psychosocial variables derived from theories like the social cognitive theory and the transtheoretical model. The discussion further explores the role of technology, particularly wearables, in shaping the future of behavioral nutrition and physical activity research.
Professor Sallis candidly shares his concerns about the lack of standardization in data collection and interpretation. Towards the end, he passionately advocates for physical activity researchers to become more vocal in their demands for change, emphasizing the role of physical activity in combating climate change. This episode is not just an academic discourse but a call to action for all listeners.
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