4152.0 Promoting the Health of People with Disabilities II

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
Poster session highlighting several projects describing health promotion efforts for people with disabilities and risk factors for and prevalence of secondary conditions. Presentations describe community-based health promotion efforts, methods of reducing secondary conditions among people with various types of disabilities, and studies of risk factors for and prevalence of selected secondary conditions.
Session Objectives: Identify the principal areas of ongoing research in health promotion for people with disabilities. Describe successful health promotion strategies for people with disabilities.

Board 2
People with Intellectual Disabilities and Fracture Risk
Mary Pittaway, MA,RD, Amy Harris, MPH, Stanley Shepherd, MB,ChB, Joan Medlen, RD, Matthew Holder, MD, MBA, Alice Lenihan, MPH, RD, LDN, Heather Parker, MS, CHES, Mary Cerreto, PhD and Qiuqing (Daisy) Tai, Graduate student from school of International Relations and Pacific Studies, UC San Diego
Board 5
Factors influencing a health promotion program for adults with intellectual disabilities
Marlo Thomas-Koger, MPH, Suzanne McDermott, PhD, Joshua R. Mann, MD, MPH and Rebecca Meriwether, MD, MPH
Board 6
Prevalence of secondary conditions among adolescents with disabilities
Kiyoshi Yamaki, PhD, James Rimmer, PhD and Brienne Davis, MPH
Board 7
Board 8
Self-efficacy mediating the occurrence of secondary conditions after spinal cord injury (SCI)
Miriam I. Spungen, BS, Alexander Libin, PhD, Inger Ljungberg, BS and Suzanne Groah, MD, MSPH
Board 9
Using GIS to explore access to physical activity supporting spaces (A-PASS) for people with mobility limitations
Yochai Eisenberg, MUPP, James Rimmer, PhD, Vijay Vasudevan, MPH and Benjamin C. Graham, MS
Board 10
Going virtual: Internet-based health promotion interventions for women with disabilities
Margaret A. Nosek, PhD, Susan Robinson-Whelen, PhD, Rosemary B. Hughes, PhD and Thomas M. Nosek, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Disability
Endorsed by: Alternative and Complementary Health Practices, Gerontological Health, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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