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Webinar: Nutrition & Exercise Tips for Wheelchair Users

Webinar: Nutrition & Exercise Tips for Wheelchair Users
Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST

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Description: It’s so easy to gain weight as a wheelchair user and even more difficult to shed those pounds. In fact, the obesity rate is 58% higher among people with disabilities compared to the general population. Becoming fit and staying fit is a combination of nutrition and exercise. It is easy to grab those bags of chips and difficult to find accessible exercises. Barriers like these are inherent obstacles. This webinar will give you some resources to get you started including easy nutrition tricks, exercise options and technology to help you get fit in 2016.

Audience: wheelchair users, clinicians, caregivers

Presenters: Dr. Kim Anderson-Erisman, PhD; and Jennifer French, MBA


 
Please join us for this enlightening webinar.
 
Ziggi Landsman
VP of Online Relations
United Spinal Association

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