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Barriers to Physical Activity for Individuals with I/DD

Wed, 23 Jan, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Time Zone: America/New_York
Local Time: Wed, 23 Jan, 2013 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Dr. James Rimmer, Director of the Lakeshore Foundation/University of Alabama at Birmingham Research Collaborative will be speaking on the different barriers and improvements in physical activity in individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD). He has been developing and overseeing physical activity programs for people with disabilities for over thirty years.  Many studies have found that being overweight is highly prevalent in adults with IDD.  He will explore factors that play a role in reduced physical activity and discuss lifestyle choices and organizational change to improve the health of people with IDD.  

 

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Contact: Kerry Mauger at mauger@thearc.org
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