Online Program

Nutrition and Physical Activity Interventions for Older Adults

Wednesday, November 4, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Session Objectives: Explain an effective health education program to elderly who consume a higher dietary variety. Compare 2 and 6-month dietary and PA outcomes experienced by older adults in 2 versions of a physical activity program for adults with osteoarthritis. Describe seven key themes influencing physical activity behavior of multiracial, lower income older adults. List and describe three examples of how policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) factors can hinder or support older adults’ access to healthy food and physical activity.
Karon Phillips, PhD, MPH, CHES, CAPS

Early Findings: Fit and Strong! Plus   
Susan Hughes, PhD, Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD, Renae Smith-Ray, PhD, Lisa Tussings-Humphreys, PhD, MS, RD, Linda Schiffer, MS, MPH and Andrew DeMott, BA
Exploring older adults' facilitators and barriers to engage in physical activity in a racially diverse, lower income sample   
Ahmad Iqmer Nashriq Mohd Nazan, MPH, Scott Strath, PhD, FACSM, Jessica Rice, MPH, Melissa Lemke, M.A. and Amy E. Harley, PhD, MPH, RD

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Food and Nutrition, Veterinary Public Health, Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Chiropractic Health Care, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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