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Session: Strong Women, Good Health
3077.0: Monday, November 8, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Strong Women, Good Health
Women's health includes not only "female" diseases such as breast cancer but also cardiovascular health and physical activity, as well as rare conditions such as bleeding disorders. In addition, women's experiences of their surroundings and environments impact their health in ways that may be unique to women. The presentations in this session will examine a variety of health conditions in women from several perspectives, including the theoretical.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to identify and describe issues of concern in women's and explain research being done to better understand these issues, in accordance with the learning objectives of the individual presentations.
Moderator(s):Roberta B. Hollander, MPH, MA, PhD
8:30 AMEmpowerment of women for health promotion: Lessons from global movements and a local application
Snehendu B. Kar, DrPH, Kirstin L. Chickering, MPH, Jennifer McDonnell, MEd
8:48 AMMediating effects of selected social cognitive theory variables on female exercise behavior  [ Recorded presentation ]
Katherine V Mowat, MS, Jeffrey S. Hallam, PhD
9:06 AMUn Corazon Saludable: A healthy heart program for urban Latinas  [ Recorded presentation ]
Tina L. Harralson, PhD, Julie Cousler Emig, LSW, Milagros Ortiz, Peter Watts, Laura A. Lorenz, BA
9:24 AMUndiagnosed and Untreated Women with Bleeding Disorders: Results of the National Hemophilia Foundation Survey  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ann-Marie Nazzaro, PhD, Lauren Daitch, MPH
9:42 AMExposure to community violence: Its impact on health behaviors and coping responses among low-income Black women  [ Recorded presentation ]
L. Shakiyla Smith, MPH, CHES
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA