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Oral Session (O9): Intellectual Disabilities (Physiology)
Friday, June 12, 2015, 9:00-10:45
Sea Hall
Chair: Prof. Joav Merrick, Israel Ministry of Social Affairs
Improving Cardio-Vascular Fitness and Reducing Infirmary Visitations of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disability through a Low Graded Treadmill Program
Meir Lotan1,2
1Ariel University, Israel, 2Nave-Menashe Residential Center, Israel
9:00-9:15
Comparing Balance Capacities of Age Matched Youth with Intellectual Disabilities with and without Down Syndrome
E. Michael Loovis*1, Ruth Ann Miller2, Ken Pitetti2
1Cleveland State University, USA, 2Wichita State University, USA
9:15-9:30
Electromyographic Analysis of Ankle Muscles in Standing Position in Young Adults with Down Syndrome
Núria Massó-Ortigosa*1, Ferran Rey-Abella1, Lluís Costa-Tutusaus1, Lourdes Gutierrez-Vilahú1, Myriam Guerra-Balic2
1Blanquerna School of Health Sciences, Ramon Llull University, Spain, 2Faculty of Psychology and Educational and Sports Sciences, Ramon Llull University, Spain
9:30-9:45
The Perceived Benefits of an Aquatics Program on the Behaviors of Individuals with Memory Impairments
Mary Lou Schilling*1, Roger Coles1, Robert Frost1, Chris Simons2
1Central Michigan University, USA, 2Clark Retirement Community, USA
9:45-10:00