Pathways to Prevention (P2P)

Workshop Program

Can Physical Activity Improve the Health of Wheelchair Users? - Draft Agenda: Day 2

As the workshop approaches, we will continue to update the information on this agenda. Please check back periodically for additional information.

11:00 a.m.

Workshop Overview
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


 

Key Question 2:

What are the benefits and harms of physical activity interventions for people who are at risk for or currently using a wheeled mobility device?

11:05 a.m.

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


11:25 a.m.

Muscle Size Matters in Cerebral Palsy
Diane Damiano, PT, Ph.D.
Clinical Center
National Institutes of Health


11:40 a.m.

Bridging from Physical Activity to Competitive Sport: What Are the Implications?
Cheri A. Blauwet, M.D.
Harvard Medical School


11:55 a.m.

Effects of Exercise on Cognition in Multiple Sclerosis and Spinal Cord Injury: Clinic-based and Telehealth Approaches
Charles Bombardier, Ph.D., M.S.

University of Washington


12:10 p.m.

Beyond the Checked Box: Are Wheelchair Users Really Included? Perspectives on Improving Access, Inclusion, Participation, and Adherence to Physical Activity with Wheelchair Users
Karin Korb, M.S., CCF

Lakeshore Foundation


12:25 p.m.

Discussion
Moderated by
Jerry Gurwitz, M.D.


1:05 p.m.

Break


 

Key Question 3:

What are the patient factors that may affect the benefits and harms of physical activity in patients who are at risk for or currently using a wheeled mobility device?

1:15 p.m.

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


1:35 p.m.

Growing Up Active with Cerebral Palsy
Ed Hurvitz, M.D.
University of Michigan


1:50 p.m.

Complex & Changing Lives: Participation Over Time Among People with MS
Possible implications for research on physical activity for people who use, or may use, a wheelchair
Marcia Finlayson, Ph.D., OT Reg. (Ont.), OTR
Queen's University


2:05 p.m.

Gender, Access, and Participation in Physical Activity for Individuals Who Use a Wheelchair and Are En-Wheeled
Brett Smith, Ph.D.
Durham University


2:20 p.m.

Adaptive Fitness, Safely and Effectively Bridging the Gap to Fitness Following Therapy
Devon Palermo, LPTA, CPT
DPI Adaptive Fitness


2:35 p.m.

Discussion
Moderated by
Jerry Gurwitz, M.D.


3:15 p.m.

Adjourn


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Last updated on October 13, 2020