2013 CONFAB PAPERS

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 Day One Tuesday, 4th June 2013

  1.  Exercise Is Medicine 2013 Congress Report– by Dr. Anthony Annan & Mrs. Philomena Annan (All from UK)
  2. Physical Activity in Africa- Focus on AFPAN by Clare Bartels (South Africa)

Day Two Wednesday, 5th June 2013

  1. President Attah-Mills’ Sports for Wellness Lecture: “Building a movement for developing peace through sports”– by Dr. Jatong Ahmed Baba
  2. Exercise Medicine Practice in Ghana- by Dr. Anthony Annan (UK) & Mrs. Philomena Annan (UK)
  3. Exercise Medicine & NCDsby Dr. Prince Pambo and Dr. Jonathan Quartey (All from Ghana)
  4. Measuring Physical Activity by Professor Reginald Ocansey, Mr. Charles Inkum, Mr. Lawson Nyavor & Mr. Simon Donkor (All from Ghana)
  5. Spinal Health & Exercise Medicineby Dr. Bryan Cox (Ghana)

Day Three Thursday, 6th June 2013

  1. Fighting Non-Communicable Diseases in Ghana: The Live Well Ghana Project- by Dr. Alex Korshie Nazzar, Mr. Donatus Chanse, Professor Reginald Ocansey & Ms. Mirabel Asomboya (All from Ghana)
  2. The International Study of Childhood Obesity, Lifestyle and Environment (ISCOLE) Kenya: Protocols, Experiences and Advice for African Countries by Ms. Lucy Joy Wachira (Kenya), Ms. Stella Muthuri (Kenya), Dr. Vincent Onywera (Kenya) and Dr. Mark Tremblay (Canada)
  3. SIKETHA UKUBA NEMPILO (SUN) PROJECT WE CHOOSE TO BE HEALTHYCan taking public transport lead to a healthier lifestyle? by Mrs. Clare Bartels, Professor Vicki Lambert & dr. Tracy Kolbe-Alexander
  4. Receding Physical Activity Patterns in Africa: A Call to Actionby Dr. Vincent Onywera (Kenya) & Dr. Mark Tremblay (Canada)
  5. Introduction to Physical Activity and Public Healthby Dr. Raymond Aryeetey (Ghana)
  6. Physical Activity and Mental Healthby Dr. Philip Omoregie (Nigeria)
  7. Integrating Physical Activity and Public Healthby Dr. Alex Korshie Nazzar (Ghana)

Day Four Friday, 7th June 2013

  1. A Synthesis of the Literature Germane to Factors that Influence Sustained Involvement in Physical Activityby Dr. Philip Omoregie (Nigeria), Mr. Anthony Tetteh-Opai & Dr. Gloria Obajimi (Nigeria)
  2. Using High Intensity Interval Training in Schools and Community Programsby Ms. Laurie Dichiara & Mr. James Simpson
  3. Keeping the Employee in Shape: A Challenge for Wellness and Productivity Among Primary and Secondary School Teachers in Lagos, Nigeriaby Dr. Mercy Onwuama (Nigeria)
  4. Designing Community Wellness Programs with Limited Resources–  by Ms. Laurie Dichiara & Mr. James Simpson
  5. Examination of Workers’ Knowledge and Views on Occupational health hazards on Gold Mining in the Obuasi Municipality, Ghanaby Mr. Michael Atakora (Ghana)
  6. Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices of Nurses Regarding Exercise and It’s Prescriptionby Mr. David Ameyaw and Ms. Elizabeth Asante
  7. Changes in Oxygen Uptake  of females Following a Twelve-Week Programmed Aerobic Dancingby Dr. Oduyale Tola (Nigeria)