Pathways to Prevention (P2P)

Workshop Program

Can Physical Activity Improve the Health of Wheelchair Users? - Draft Agenda: Day 1

December 1, 2020
11:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. ET
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Introductory Session

11:00 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Diana Bianchi, M.D.
Director
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health


11:10 a.m.

Charge to the Panel
David M. Murray, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Prevention
Director, Office of Disease Prevention
Division of Program Coordination, Planning, and Strategic Initiatives
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health


11:20 a.m. 

Overview of Panel Activities
Jerry Gurwitz, M.D.
Workshop and Panel Chair

Executive Director, Meyers Primary Care Institute
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Fallon Health, and Reliant Medical Group


11:30 a.m. 

Including Everyone: Physical Activity as Preventive Medicine
Alison Cernich, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
National Institutes of Health


11:50 a.m. 

Physical Activity and Wheelchair Users: What Are We Going to Do About the State of the Science?
Kerri Morgan, Ph.D., OTR/L, ATP
Keynote Speaker
Washington University in St. Louis 


12:10 p.m.

Discussion
Moderated by
Jerry Gurwitz, M.D.


12:30 p.m. 

Break


 

Key Question 1:

What is the evidence base on physical activity interventions to prevent obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular conditions, including evidence on harms of the interventions in people who are at risk for or currently using a wheeled mobility device?

12:40 p.m.

Evidence-based Practice Center Presentation
Speaker announced on Day 1 of the Workshop


1:00 p.m.

Lifespan, Longitudinal Outcomes, Exercise Guidelines for People with Cerebral Palsy
James H. Rimmer, Ph.D.

University of Alabama, Birmingham


1:20 p.m.

Rehabilitation and Exercise Interventions to Improve Motor Outcomes in People with Spinal Cord Injury or Multiple Sclerosis
Deborah Backus, PT, Ph.D.
Shepherd Center


1:40 p.m.

Challenges and Opportunities for the Design of Exercise Interventions for Wheelchair Users
Robert Motl, Ph.D.
University of Alabama, Birmingham


2:00 p.m.

Discussion
Moderated by
Jerry Gurwitz, M.D.


2:45 p.m.

Adjourn


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Last updated on October 13, 2020