Health Disparities: Progress, Challenges, Opportunities, Atlanta, GA, March 1-3, 2005
CDC's annual conference is designed to create a dynamic forum for examining public health policies and practices; increase the knowledge of science-based interventions in chronic disease prevention and control; and provide enriched opportunities for information exchange and networking among diverse professionals.
Stop by and visit the NCHPAD booth (booth # 19) and pick up some fun trinkets for your family.
Blazesports Clubs of America National Disability Sports Conference, March 17-20, 2005
The University of Georgia, in conjunction with the U.S. Disabled Athletes Fund, will host its fourth annual National Disability Sports Conference. The four-day conference provides an opportunity for community-based coaches, educators, students, adaptive sports professionals, rehabilitation and health care professionals, community recreation administrators and delegates of national organizations promoting sports for people with physical disability to increase their knowledge related to physical activity, healthy lifestyle, and competitive sports opportunities for children and adults with physical disabilities.
Dr. James Rimmer, Director of NCPAD, will give the keynote address.
ACSM's Health and Fitness Summit & Exposition, March 29-April 1, 2005
This conference includes speakers such as Dr. John Jakicic, who will discuss an effective toolbox approach to improve health-related behaviors; Dr. William Dietz, Director, Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, NCCDPHP, CDC, on worksite interventions; and Dr. James Rimmer, Director of the National Center on Health, Physical Activity, and Disability, on the need for exercise professionals to increase their involvement in working with people with disabilities.
34th Annual Midwest Symposium on Therapeutic Recreation and Adapted Physical Activity, Springfield, IL, April 22-24, 2005
ICORR 2005 (International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics), IEEE 9th International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics, Chicago, June 28-July 1, 2005
ICORR highlights the most recent advances in the basic sciences of rehabilitation robotics.
ISAPA (International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity) Conference, Verona, Italy, July 5-9, 2005
The symposium will attract speakers worldwide on the topics of adapted physical activity across the lifespan, education of APA professionals, disability sport, and more.