Pathways to Prevention (P2P)

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Can Physical Activity Improve the Health of Wheelchair Users? - Draft Agenda: Day 3

December 3, 2020
11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. ET
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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 4:

What are the methodological weaknesses or gaps that exist in the evidence to determine benefits and harms of physical activity in patients 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. 

It Takes a Village: Optimizing the Implementation and Sustainability of Physical Activity Guidelines for Wheelchair Users
Audrey Hicks, Ph.D.
McMaster University

11:40 a.m. 

Monitoring Health Events During Physical Activity Programs: Considering Knowledge and Gaps
Katherine Froehlich-Grobe, Ph.D.
Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation

11:55 a.m.

Objective Measurement of Physical Activity in Wheelchair Users: Current Issues and Future Directions
Dan Ding, Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh

12:10 p.m. 

Unique Challenges and Innovative Opportunities for Exercise Rehabilitation Clinical Trials among Wheelchair Users
Marcas Bamman, Ph.D.
University of Alabama, Birmingham

12:25 p.m. 

Rachel E. Cowan, Ph.D.
University of Alabama, Birmingham

12:40 p.m.

Moderated by
Jerry Gurwitz, M.D.

1:20 p.m.



NIH Leadership Wrap-Up

2:15 p.m.

Lyn Jakeman, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Neuroscience
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
National Institutes of Health

2:30 p.m.


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