The Experience of Physical Activity and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy

Track: 60 Minute Podium

Session Number: 904
Date: Sat, Apr 27th, 2019
Time: 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Description:

Colver, A., Fairhurst, C., & Pharoah, P. (2014). Cerebral palsy. The Lancet, 383(9924), 1240-1249.
Mitchell, L. E., Ziviani, J., & Boyd, R. N. (2015). Characteristics associated with physical activity among independently ambulant children and adolescents with unilateral cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 57(2), 167-174. doi: 10.1111/dmcn.12560
Panteliadis, C., Panteliadis, P., & Vassilyadi, F. (2013). Hallmarks in the history of cerebral palsy: From antiquity to mid-20th century. Brain & Development, 35(4), 285-292.
Paulson, A., & Vargus-Adams, J. (2017). Overview of four functional classification systems commonly used in cerebral palsy. Children (Basel, Switzerland), 4(4), 30. doi: 10.3390/children404003
Verschuren, O., Peterson, M. D., Balemans, A. C., & Hurvitz, E. A. (2016), Exercise and physical activity recommendations for people with cerebral palsy. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology, 58(8), 798-808.
Session Type: Research

Session Description: What better way to Advocate, Innovate, Elevate Nurses by sharing the results of this study from the researcher who has cerebral palsy. Understanding why an experience of physical activity is either positive or negative will allow health care providers to better promote a healthy lifestyle for adolescence with cerebral palsy.
Primary Presenter Bio: Cherie has over thirty years of nursing experience, most of it in pediatrics. She teaches pediatrics at Georgia Southern University-Savannah Campus. She is an active member of SPN in her local chapter. She has served on both
 the Clinical Practice and Education Committees and she was the vice­president of SPN from 2014­-2016.
Primary Presenter Institution: Georgia Southern University-Armstrong Campus
Presenter 2 Institution: Western Governors University
Presenter 2 Bio: Jeannine has over 20 years of nursing experience. She has taught at Pacific Lutheran University, School of Nursing in Tacoma, Washington and is currently teaching at Western Governors University.
Session Type: Research

Session Description: What better way to Advocate, Innovate, Elevate Nurses by sharing the results of this study from the researcher who has cerebral palsy. Understanding why an experience of physical activity is either positive or negative will allow health care providers to better promote a healthy lifestyle for adolescence with cerebral palsy.
Primary Presenter Bio: Cherie has over thirty years of nursing experience, most of it in pediatrics. She teaches pediatrics at Georgia Southern University-Savannah Campus. She is an active member of SPN in her local chapter. She has served on both
 the Clinical Practice and Education Committees and she was the vice­president of SPN from 2014­-2016.
Primary Presenter Institution: Georgia Southern University-Armstrong Campus
Presenter 2 Institution: Western Governors University
Presenter 2 Bio: Jeannine has over 20 years of nursing experience. She has taught at Pacific Lutheran University, School of Nursing in Tacoma, Washington and is currently teaching at Western Governors University.