Session: Health and Wellness Promotion--Physical Activity
4257.0: Tuesday, November 18, 2003: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Health and Wellness Promotion--Physical Activity
This session focuses on the specific topic of physical activity as a means of health promotion, with presentations on obesity, physical activity's relation to health outcomes, models to measure promote accessibility in fitness centers, methods to motivate physical activty methods to assess health and wellness.
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Moderator(s):James Rimmer, PhD
4:30 PMPersons with disabilities and prevalence of obesity in the District of Columbia
LaVerne Hawkins Jones, MPH, Gebreyesus Kidane, PhD, Kimberley A. Turner, MEd
4:45 PMPhysical activity as a behavioral determinant of health
Willi Horner-Johnson, PhD, Charles E. Drum, JD, PhD, Gloria L. Krahn, PhD, MPH
5:00 PMHow "disability friendly" are community recreation and fitness programs: Results of an ongoing national survey
William J. Schiller, PhD
5:15 PMA Community Model to Promote Accessible Fitness Facilities
Karen J Luken, MSRA, CTRS, Chris S. Mackey, BS
5:30 PMReady or not here I come: Recruiting Medicaid beneficiaries with disabilities into an exercise program using Motivational Interviewing techniques
Craig Ravesloot, PhD, Melody Huskey, MA
5:45 PMA Health and Well-being Inventory for People with Developmental Disabilities
Peter Vietze, PhD, Sherry Rose, MA, MPH, Steve Holburn, PhD
Organized by:Disability Forum
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing, Pharmacy

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA