Couples-based approaches to increasing initiation and maintenance of physical activity for older adults with osteoarthritis
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Social and behavioral sciences
Describe principles from behavioral science theory and research that inform intervention strategies to alter key behavioral, cognitive, emotional, and/or interpersonal processes to improve intervention effectiveness Demonstrate ability to apply these principles to existing physical activity interventions for older adults with osteoarthritis to promote their’ ability to learn and apply information provided in these interventions Formulate ideas for effectively expanding interventions that target individuals to include their spouses/partners as means to increase individual self-efficacy for osteoarthritis management and physical activity
Keyword(s): Aging, Physical Activity
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator of multiple funded grants (both NIH and other organizations), conducting research related to the proposed presentation, including topics such as physical activity in people with osteoarthritis, pain self-management in people with osteoarthritis, social support processes in couples, and behavioral/psychosocial interventions.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.