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Video: 'Age-friendly by Design in Rural Communities'

A presentation by Mark Fenton, Adjunct Associate Professor, Tufts University

Age-Friendly by Design in Rural Communities and the Triple Bottom Line: Economic, Environment and Human Health 

Delivered by Mark Fenton, Adjunct Associate Professor, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, at the AARP Livable Communities Rural Workshop, June 19, 2019

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About MARK FENTON

Mark Fenton is a public health, planning and transportation consultant; advocate for active transportation; and former host of the "America’s Walking" series on PBS. He has worked with communities across the United States, Canada and Australia and consulted for AARP, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the University of North Carolina Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center, and the YMCA of the USA.

He’s author of numerous books including the best selling “Complete Guide to Walking for Health, Weight Loss, and Fitness”

Mark was a member of the United States national racewalking team from 1986 to 1991, and competed in the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Trials in the 50-kilometer (31-mile) racewalk.

Fenton studied engineering and biomechanics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the U.S. Olympic Training Center, was the manager of the Human Performance Laboratory at Reebok, and has published articles about exercise science, physical activity promotion, community interventions and public policy. 

2019 AARP Livable Communities Rural Workshop

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