3271.0 Physical Activity and Successful Aging

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM

Board 1
Older adults' perceptions about physical activity and environment opportunities in their local community
Leticia Malavasi, MS, Kyung O. Kim, MS, Chae-Hee Park, PhD, Andiara Schwingel, Assistant Prof, Cory Rolfe, Henry Wilkinson, Professor, Paula Martin, Lisa Sheppard, MA and Wojtek Chodzko-Zajko, Professor
Board 2
“Use it or lose it” - Walking habits of community dwelling older adults
Dior Hildebrand, BSN, RN, PHN, Patricia Cummings, MPH and Tony Kuo, MD, MSHS
Board 3
Re-recruiting intervention “successes” for an active maintenance intervention encouraging physical activity and healthy eating in older adults: The SENIOR II Project
Bryan J. Blissmer, PhD, Phillip G. Clark, ScD, Deborah Riebe, PhD, Geoffrey W. Greene, PhD, RD and Faith D. Lees, MS
Board 4
A qualitative study of older adult motivators and barriers from “joiners” and “non-joiners” of four Seattle-based fall prevention and physical activity programs
Pamela Z. Poe, PhD, Alex Bohl, BA, Hendrika Meischke, PhD, Kristen Hammerback, MA, Barb Williams, PhD and Elizabeth A. Phelan, MD, MS
Board 5
Formative research to guide the development of theory-based messages promoting physical activity and cognitive health for older adults
Anna E. Mathews, MS, CHES, Sara J. Corwin, MPH, PhD, Sarah B. Laditka, PhD, Daniela B. Friedman, MSc, PhD, Natalie Colabianchi, PhD and Kara Montgomery, MEd, DrPH
Board 7
Physical Activity and Senior Center Participation Over Two Years
David Sanders, MEd, James H. Swan, PhD and Keith Turner, PhD
Board 8
Translation and Diffusion of Fit and Strong!: Progress to Date
Susan Hughes, PhD, Rachel Seymour, PhD and Pankaja Desai, PhD
Board 9
Texas Healthy Lifestyles: An evidence-based approach to improving health outcomes in a senior population
Camerino I. Salazar, MS, Marcia G. Ory, PhD, MPH, Daphne Fulton, MPH and Adriana G. Perez

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Organized by: Gerontological Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Public Health Nursing

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