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Almosni, Yael
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Adapted Physical Activity to Improve Self-Determination, Empowerment and Autonomy of Four Women with Intellectual Disabilities  
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O5): Developmental Disabilities  -  8:30-10:00
8:30-8:45
 

Alston, Kendal F.
University of Victoria, Canada
Concurrent Validity and Reliability of the Six-Minute Walk Test for Special Olympics Athletes
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics  -  11:30-13:00
12:15-12:30
 

Ando, Kayoko
Rikkyo University, Japan
Differences in Static Friction between Tennis Wheelchair Tires and the Court Surfaces
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Paralympic Sports
 

Aronson, Moshe
Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
A Personalized Approach to Physical Exercises
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Workshop: Physical Exercises for Adults with Multiple Sclerosis  -  9:15-10:45
 

Ashkenazi, Michael
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Effect of Aerobic and Anaerobic Activity on Attention Levels among Children Suffering from Learning Disabilities
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O3): Learning Impairment, ADHD, DCD and CP  -  8:30-10:00
9:15-9:30
 

Atkin, Honey
Keren Or, Israel
Hydrotherapy as an Educational Component in the Elementary School Curriculum
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O1): Adaptive Swimming and Hydrotherapy  -  8:00-9:30
9:00-9:15
 

Ayvazo, Shiri
David Yellin Academic College, Israel
Procedures of Classwide Peer Tutoring as an Inclusive Teaching Strategy for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Physical Education Classes
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O13): Inclusion 1 - Physical Education  -  11:30-13:00
11:30-11:45
 

Barnet-Lopez, Silvia
FPCEE-Blanquerna; University Ramon Llull, Spain
Dance Therapy Improves Emotional Wellbeing in Older Adults with Intellectual Disability
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Intellectual Disabilities
 

Bishop, Jason
West Virginia University, USA
Including Students with ADHD in the General Physical Education Classroom
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O11): Inclusion 4 - Student Perspectives**  -  8:30-10:00
9:00-9:15
 

Black, Ken
The Inclusion Club, University of Worcester, UK
‘Joining the Dots': Connecting Practice from Grassroots to Performance
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Invited Symposium: Human Rights and Paralympic Athlete Development - A Multidimensional Perspective**  -  9:30-11:00
10:00-10:15
 

Blauwet, Cheri
Harvard Medical School, USA
Medical and Scientific Controversies in Paralympic Sport
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Keynote Lecture**  -  11:30-12:15
 

Block, Martin
University of Virginia, USA
Implementing the Adapted Physical Education Online Supplement into a Physical Education Teacher Education Program
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O10): Adapting Activities for Students with Impairments  -  8:00-9:30
8:15-8:30
 
Physical Education Teacher Education in Light of the Inclusion Approach (GPE)
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Keynote Lecture**  -  15:00-15:45
 

Bredahl, Anne-Mette
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway
‘I Became More Active Just From Being Selected for the Sports Camp‘: The Meaning of Expectation in Relation to Participating in a Winter Sports Camp
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O2): APA around the World  -  12:30-14:00
13:00-13:15
 

Bridges, Dwan
California State University, USA
Perceptions of Asian Parents of Children with Disabilities in Western USA: Implications for Adapted Physical Education Services
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O10): Adapting Activities for Students with Impairments  -  8:00-9:30
8:30-8:45
 

Brown, Riki
Hore Medical Technologies, Israel
Clinical Use of Virtual Reality (VR) Systems in Rehabilitation: An Active Workshop
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Oral and Workshop Session: Virtual Reality  -  9:00-10:45
9:00-10:30
 

Bukhala, Peter
Masinde Muliro University of science & Technology, Kenya
Determinants of Physical Activity Participation among Adolescents with Disabilities in Kakamega County, Kenya
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Carmel, Nir
Kishorit, Israel
Healthy Living in Kishorit
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O7): Community Physical Activity - National Insurance Institute Projects  -  8:30-10:00
9:00-9:15
 

Chandler, Judy P.
Central Michigan University, USA
BMI and Pacer Test of Youth with Moderate ID and Severe Emotional Impairment from a High Poverty Rural Community
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Psychological Aspects and Empowerment  - 
 

Chun, Hea-Ja
Soonchunhyang University, Republic of Korea
Development of Prediction Equation for Body Fat Percentage from Body Mass Index and Its Cross-Validation in Persons with Intellectual Disability
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Intellectual Disabilities
 
The Relationship between Participation Motivation, Physical Self-Efficacy and Psychological Well-Being of Table-Tennis Participants with Physical Disabilities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Psychological Aspects and Empowerment  - 
 

Cohen, Doron
Gil School, Israel
Enriching Skills and Physical Fitness through a Variety of Unique and Creative Motor Pathways
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Workshop 5**
 

Dagan, Nadav
Mifalot Education and Society Enterprises, Israel
Promoting Self-Management Skills for Soccer Players with Disabilities through "Objective Cards"
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Psychological Aspects and Empowerment  - 
 

Damentko, Mariusz
Special Olympics Europe-Eurasia, Poland
Special Olympics Mini-Symposium: Improving Communication and Quality of Life in Athletes with Intellectual Disabilities
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics  -  11:30-13:00
11:45-12:00
 

Daniel-Hellwing, Ariella
Sapir Academic College, Israel
Somebody with Whom to Run
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O7): Community Physical Activity - National Insurance Institute Projects  -  8:30-10:00
9:15-9:30
 

Dinold, Maria
University of Vienna, Centre of Sport Science and University Sports, Austria
Inclusive PE: The Role and Knowledge of School Principals
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O8): Inclusion 3 - Research on Physical Education Programs  -  12:30-14:00
13:00-13:15
 

Doari, Yedidya
Summit Institute, Israel
Sport Center for Individuals with Mental Illness
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O6): Psychiatric Disorders  -  8:00-9:30
9:00-9:15
 

Dunsky, Ayelet
The Zinman College of Phyiscal Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
The Effect of Acute Aerobic and Resistance Exercise on Executive Function and Attention of Adults
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O14): APA and the Elderly  -  11:30-13:00
12:30-12:45
 

Eden, Oded
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Self-Efficacy of Physical Education Teachers in Teaching Students with Disabilities in Regular Classes
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O15): Inclusion 2 - Teachers' Perspectives**  -  12:30-14:00
12:45-13:00
 

Eisenstein, Etzyona
Department of Pediatric Rehabilitation, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children's Hospital, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Israel
Physical Activity and Fitness in Children and Youth with Physical Disabilities: Recommendations and Evaluation
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Workshop  -  12:30-14:00
 

Fain, Offer
Michmoret, Israel
Adapted Marine Education for Children and Youth with Unique Needs
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Workshop 6
 

Fenig, Ido
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
The Role of Soccer Training and Competition on Physical and Mental Attributes of Persons with Psychiatric Disorders
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O6): Psychiatric Disorders  -  8:00-9:30
8:00-8:15
 

Finsterbush, Alex
Hadassah Medical Center, Israel
Anterior Cruciate Ligament Neurovascular Damage and Knee Osteoarthritis
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O19): Medical Office, National Insurance Institute of Israel  -  8:30-10:00
9:00-9:15
 

Fliess-Douer, Osnat
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Development of a Swimming Coordination Test for Swimmers with CP
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O1): Adaptive Swimming and Hydrotherapy  -  8:00-9:30
8:45-9:00
 
Sport and Technology: Maximizing Paralympic Athletes' Performance
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O17): Para-Sport  -  12:30-13:30
13:00-13:15
 

Fumes, Neiza
Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil
The Relationship between Specialized Education Services and the Inclusion of Students with Disability from the Perspective of Physical Education Teachers
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Inclusion in Education Frameworks
 
Training and Experience Regarding Inclusion: A Comparative Study between Physical Education Teachers of Brazilian and Portuguese Universities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O2): APA around the World  -  12:30-14:00
13:15-13:30
 

Gabay, Leora
CSU Northridge, USA
The Effects of Gait Training with Visual Feedback in Individuals with Lower Limb Amputations
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O4): Rehabilitation and Motor Function**  -  8:00-9:30
8:00-8:15
 

Gegenwarth, Thorsten
Be In Motion, Austria
'No Handicap' Laureus Schneetiger - Winter Sports for People with Special Needs/ Disabilities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O12): Environmental Perspectives of APA (Surroundings)  -  12:30-14:00
13:30-13:45
 

Getz, Miriam
Kibbutzim College for Education, Technology and Arts, Israel
A Comparison of Two Aquatic Intervention Programs on Walking and Aquatic Performance in Children with Cerebral Palsy
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O1): Adaptive Swimming and Hydrotherapy  -  8:00-9:30
8:15-8:30
 

Golan Gal, Adi
, Israel
'Animal-E-Motion': Psychomotor Therapy with Card Games
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Workshop 3
 

Gomes, Agueda
NPC Angola, Angola
Adapted Sport in Angola: Overcoming Problems Faced by Athletes
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O2): APA around the World  -  12:30-14:00
12:45-13:00
 

Goor Prihed, Dikla
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Israel
The Effect of Prolonged Effort on Bilateral Asymmetry in Running in Traumatic Trans Tibial Amputees Using Running Specific Prostheses
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O4): Rehabilitation and Motor Function**  -  8:00-9:30
8:15-8:30
 

Gruengard, Iddo
University of the Arts London, UK
The Surroundings and I: Using Performance as a Rehabilitation Tool
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O12): Environmental Perspectives of APA (Surroundings)  -  12:30-14:00
12:30-12:45
 

Guerra-Balic, Myriam
FPCEE-Blanquerna; University Ramon Llull, Spain
Reliability of Adapted Gesell Bar Test in Adults and Elderly with Intellectual Disability
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Intellectual Disabilities
 

Hartman, Sivan
Wingate Institute, Israel
Enriching Communication and Empowering Emotional and Social Functions through Rhythmic Movement Activities and the Focusing Approach
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Workshop 1*
 

Heller, Tamar
Disability and Human Development, UIC University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Physical Activity and Nutrition Health Promotion Interventions for Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Translating Research to Practice in the Community
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Keynote Lecture**  -  14:00-15:00
 

Heruti, Rafi
Reuth Medical Center, Israel
Functional Classification System in Disabled Sports
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O19): Medical Office, National Insurance Institute of Israel  -  8:30-10:00
8:30-8:45
 

Hughes, Patricia Paulsen
Oklahoma State University, USA
Risk and Safety as Topics in Adapted PE Textbooks
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Inclusion in Education Frameworks
 

Hutzler, Yeshayahu
Zinman College at Wingate Institute, Israel
Game of Life: Results of a Motor-Social Intervention through Soccer in Individuals with Intellectual Disability
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O5): Developmental Disabilities  -  8:30-10:00
8:45-9:00
 
Professional Sportive Training of People with Mental Illness and Intellectual Developmental Disability in the 'Game of Life' Program
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O6): Psychiatric Disorders  -  8:00-9:30
8:15-8:30
 

Itapema Alves Mellher, Luciana
Social Service for Commerce - SESC, Brazil
The SESC Symposium on Adapted Physical Activities: 17 Years of Contribution to the Area in Brazil
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Inclusion in Education Frameworks
 

Joung, Hee Joung
Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
Changes in Body Composition, Insulin, Glucose, Lipid Profiles and Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) in a Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS) Patient with Type 2 Diabetes during Long-Term Exercise: A Single Case Study
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Kadosh, Liraz
Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Augmentative and Alternative Communication in Hydrotherapy Treatment
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O1): Adaptive Swimming and Hydrotherapy  -  8:00-9:30
8:30-8:45
 

Kantor, Victor
The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Russia
Motives for Participating in Table Tennis Activities in Athletes with Musculoskeletal Conditions
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Paralympic Sports
 

Kantor, Vitaliy
Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Russia
Pedagogical Education as a Sphere of Staff Training for Adaptive Sports and Physical Rehabilitation of Physically Impaired Persons
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O8): Inclusion 3 - Research on Physical Education Programs  -  12:30-14:00
13:15-13:30
 

Kaplan, Pablo
ALYN Pediatric Rehabilitation Hospital, Israel
Wheelchairs of Hope: A Humanitarian Social Impact Initiative
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O10): Adapting Activities for Students with Impairments  -  8:00-9:30
8:45-9:00
 

Katz, Abraham
Israel Sport Center for the Disabled, Israel
Medical Conditions Specific to Athletes with Spinal Cord Injuries
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O19): Medical Office, National Insurance Institute of Israel  -  8:30-10:00
8:45-9:00
 

Kayam, Orly
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Integrating Students with Physical Disabilities in Academia: A Case Study
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O8): Inclusion 3 - Research on Physical Education Programs  -  12:30-14:00
12:45-13:00
 

Kim, Sungwoon
Kyungpook National University, Republic of Korea
The Effect of Action Observation on the Performance of a Bowling Task in Middle School Students with Intellectual Disability
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Intellectual Disabilities
 

Klavina, Aija
Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Latvia
What Physical Education Teachers Think about Teaching Students with Severe Intellectual Disability
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O15): Inclusion 2 - Teachers' Perspectives**  -  12:30-14:00
13:15-13:30
 

Krogulec, Miroslaw
Special Olympics Europe Eurasia, Germany
Special Olympics Unified Sports® Football: Empowering Girls and Women on and off the Pitch
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics  -  11:30-13:00
12:00-12:15
 

Kudláček, Martin
Palacky University, Czech Republic
Validation of the Czech Version of Self-Efficacy Scale for Physical Education Teacher Education Majors towards Children with Disabilities (SE-PETE-D)
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O8): Inclusion 3 - Research on Physical Education Programs  -  12:30-14:00
13:30-13:45
 

Lahav, Uri
ALYN Hospital Pediatric and Adolescent Rehabilitation Center, Israel
Adapted Judo in a Special Needs Pre-School Program
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O5): Developmental Disabilities  -  8:30-10:00
9:30-9:45
 
Group Aquatic Therapy for Babies and Toddlers with Visual Impairments and Blindness
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Lehrman, Avi
Israel Sports Association for the Disabled, Israel
Paralympic Youth Development Program ('Budding Athletes')
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O17): Para-Sport  -  12:30-13:30
12:45-13:00
 

Leitner, Yael
The Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, Dana-Dwek Children's Hospital, Israel
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities: Differential Diagnosis, Comorbidity and Their Relevance to Treatment
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Keynote Lecture**  -  10:00-11:00
 

Lerer, Zohar
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Adaptive Swimming: From a Case Study to Guidelines
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O1): Adaptive Swimming and Hydrotherapy  -  8:00-9:30
8:00-8:15
 

Lieberman, Lauren
State University of New York, College at Brockport, Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies and Physical Education, USA
Accessibility of Accommodation Facilities for Individuals with Disabilities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O12): Environmental Perspectives of APA (Surroundings)  -  12:30-14:00
13:15-13:30
 
Camp Abilities after 20 Years: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O10): Adapting Activities for Students with Impairments  -  8:00-9:30
8:00-8:15
 
Inclusive Practices around the World
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O2): APA around the World  -  12:30-14:00
12:30-12:45
 

Li, Ru
Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Correlates of Physical Activity in Children with Physical Disabilities: A Systematic Review
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Lloyd, Meghann
University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada
Use of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths: Autism Spectrum Profile to Describe Gross and Fine Motor Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O16): Students with ASD and Special Schools  -  8:00-9:30
8:30-8:45
 

Loovis, E. Michael
Cleveland State University, USA
Comparing Balance Capacities of Age Matched Youth with Intellectual Disabilities with and without Down Syndrome
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Oral Session (O9): Intellectual Disabilities (Physiology)  -  9:00-10:45
9:15-9:30
 
Convergent Methodologies in Longitudinal Research on Motor Skills and Physical Activity: Case in Point - Asthma Research
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Asthma  -  8:00-9:30
 

Lotan, Meir
Ariel University, Israel
Improving Balance of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disability through a Virtual Reality Intervention Program
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Oral and Workshop Session: Virtual Reality  -  9:00-10:45
10:30-10:45
 
Improving Cardio-Vascular Fitness and Reducing Infirmary Visitations of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disability through a Low Graded Treadmill Program
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Oral Session (O9): Intellectual Disabilities (Physiology)  -  9:00-10:45
9:00-9:15
 

Lourenço, Carla
University of Beira Interior, Portugal
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Trampoline Training
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O16): Students with ASD and Special Schools  -  8:00-9:30
8:00-8:15
 
Effects of Trampoline-Based Exercises on Motor Proficiency and Lower Limb Strength of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O16): Students with ASD and Special Schools  -  8:00-9:30
8:15-8:30
 
Trampoline Training in the Development of Communication, Socialization, Sensory Processing and Behavior in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Lujano, Bob
Lakeshore Foundation, USA
No Arms, No Legs, No Problem
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Invited Symposium: Human Rights and Paralympic Athlete Development - A Multidimensional Perspective**  -  9:30-11:00
10:15-10:30
 

Malone, Laurie A.
Lakeshore Foundation, USA
Examination of Pain and Health-Promoting Lifestyle Behaviors among Injured Military: Implications for Non-Pharmacological Treatment Approaches
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Massó-Ortigosa, Núria
Blanquerna School of Health Sciences, Ramon Llull University, Spain
Electromyographic Analysis of Ankle Muscles in Standing Position in Young Adults with Down Syndrome
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Oral Session (O9): Intellectual Disabilities (Physiology)  -  9:00-10:45
9:30-9:45
 

Mattos, Elisabeth
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Introduction of Boccia to Persons with CP: A Case Study
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Paralympic Sports
 

Megiddo, Yael
Seeach Sod, Israel
‘Israel National Trail' Program for Adults with Intellectual Disability Who Live in Religious Residential Group Homes
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O7): Community Physical Activity - National Insurance Institute Projects  -  8:30-10:00
8:30-8:45
 

Mitin, Anatoly
The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, Russia
Electrophysiological Methods for Evaluating Functional Status of Paralympic Athletes in Powerlifting
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Paralympic Sports
 

Moddel, Sabina
Israel Sport Center for the Disabled, Israel
The Effects of a Running Training Program on Gait, Balance, Speed and Endurance of Children and Adolescents with Cerebral Palsy
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O10): Adapting Activities for Students with Impairments  -  8:00-9:30
9:00-9:15
 

Naim, Ronit
Witzo Private Kindergartens, Israel
Operating Surfaces and Unique Equipment to Enrich Psychomotor Abilities of Children with Motor Difficulties
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Workshop 4**
 

Netzer, Danny
IDF Krav Maga Department, Combat Fitness Center, Israel
Self-Defense Training as a Physical Method in Treating Sexual Abuse Victims
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O19): Medical Office, National Insurance Institute of Israel  -  8:30-10:00
9:30-9:45
 

Netz, Yael
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Acute Aerobic Activity Enhances Response Inhibition in Middle-Aged Healthy and Active Adults for Less Than 30 min
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O14): APA and the Elderly  -  11:30-13:00
12:15-12:30
 

Ng, Kwok
University of Jyväskylä, Finland
Trends in Moderate to Vigorous Physical Activities in Finnish Adolescents with Long-Term Illnesses or Disabilities
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O11): Inclusion 4 - Student Perspectives**  -  8:30-10:00
8:30-8:45
 

Okey Charles, Ogu
Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Nigeria
Perception of Physical Educators towards Teaching Handicapped Students in an Inclusive Class Setting
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O15): Inclusion 2 - Teachers' Perspectives**  -  12:30-14:00
12:30-12:45
 

Orbach, Iris
Wingate Institute, Israel
Psychological Preparation for Israeli Paralympic Athletes
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O17): Para-Sport  -  12:30-13:30
12:30-12:45
 

Osteseviciene, Vida
Lithuanian Sport University, Lithuania
Anger Control of Children with Emotional and Behavior Disorders during Integrated Physical Education: Parents' and Teachers' Perspectives
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O6): Psychiatric Disorders  -  8:00-9:30
8:45-9:00
 

Ostfeld, Ishay
National Insurance Institute of Israel, Medical Office, Israel
Physical Training Promotes Resilience to Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in an Animal Model
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O19): Medical Office, National Insurance Institute of Israel  -  8:30-10:00
9:15-9:30
 

Ozer, Dilara
Gedik University, Turkey
Disability Sports and Health: The Games and Activity Modifications Erasmus Intensive Programme
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Inclusion in Education Frameworks
 

Palermo Sarig, Shelly
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Unique and Adapted Psychomotor Activities Based on the Shelly Palermo Sarig Method
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Workshop 2*
 

Park, Gwi-Taek
Seoul National University, Republic of Korea
The Effects of a Parent Supported Physical Activity (PA) Program on Parents' Perceptions
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Psychological Aspects and Empowerment  - 
 

Pozeriene, Jurate
Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania
Inclusion of Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioural Disorders in Physical Education
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O11): Inclusion 4 - Student Perspectives**  -  8:30-10:00
8:45-9:00
 

Rabi Benchitrit, Ronit
Israel Unlimited - A Partnership of JDC, The Government of Israel and the Ruderman Family Foundation, Israel
The Accessible Health Zone Program: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for People with Disabilities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O12): Environmental Perspectives of APA (Surroundings)  -  12:30-14:00
12:45-13:00
 

Reklaitiene, Diana
Department of Applied Biology and Rehabilitation, Lithuanian Sports University, Lithuania
Moving Away from Special Education towards Inclusive Education: What Is Successful Practice of Organizing Physical Education for Children with Intellectual Disabilities in Lithuania?
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O5): Developmental Disabilities  -  8:30-10:00
9:00-9:15
 
Perspectives and Problems of Paralympic Movement in Lithuania
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Paralympic Sports
 

Rimmer, James H.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
Why Adapted Physical Activity Professionals Are More Important in this New World of Implementation Science
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Keynote Lecture**  -  10:30-11:30
 

Rintala, Pauli
University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
Physical Fitness of Individuals with ID Who Have Special Olympics Experience
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics  -  11:30-13:00
12:30-12:45
 

Roth, Elliot J.
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Physical Activity and Nutrition in People with Neurological Causes of Disability: Understanding and Enhancing the Impact
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Keynote Lecture  -  11:15-12:00
 

Schilling, Mary Lou
Central Michigan University, USA
The Perceived Benefits of an Aquatics Program on the Behaviors of Individuals with Memory Impairments
Friday, June 12, 2015:  Oral Session (O9): Intellectual Disabilities (Physiology)  -  9:00-10:45
9:45-10:00
 

Schonwetter, Ofir
Agam Special School, Israel
Adapted Physical Activity at the Agam Special School
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O16): Students with ASD and Special Schools  -  8:00-9:30
8:45-9:00
 

Shatz, Itamar
Mashav Applied Research, Israel
Research on Accessible Health Zones: Promoting Healthy Lifestyles for People with Disabilities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O12): Environmental Perspectives of APA (Surroundings)  -  12:30-14:00
13:00-13:15
 

Shemesh-Weisler, Ronit
Israel Sport Center for the Disabled, Israel
Development of a Boccia Community in Israel
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O7): Community Physical Activity - National Insurance Institute Projects  -  8:30-10:00
8:45-9:00
 

Simona Bar-Haim on behalf of the Middle East Stepping Forward Project (MESF), Simona Bar-Haim
The Laboratory for Motor Control and Rehabilitation of Walking, Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
From Effective Interventions to an Active Lifestyle in CP: The Missing Link
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Symposium: CP and an Active Lifestyle (CP-PALS)**  -  11:30-13:00
 

Sim, Tae-Young
Yeungnam University, Republic of Korea
The Effects of Intellectually Disabled Children's Participation in Swimming Class with Parents on Parent-Child Relationship Satisfaction
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Intellectual Disabilities
 

Sit, Cindy H.P.
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
School Time-Physical Activity among Children with Different Types of Disabilities in Hong Kong
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Inclusion in Education Frameworks
 

Sklenarikova, Jana
Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký University, Czech Republic
Interaction among Students with Physical Disabilities in Inclusive Physical Education in Czech Elementary Schools
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O11): Inclusion 4 - Student Perspectives**  -  8:30-10:00
9:15-9:30
 
Paravaulting as Adapted Horseback Riding
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Paralympic Sports
 

Sommerstein, Michal
Tel Aviv University, Israel
Motivating Older Persons to Participate in Physical Activity: A Pilot Study Examining the Impact of Support for Sedentary Older Persons in Senior Congregate Housing
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: The Elderly
 

Sorin, Ofer
Kaye College, Israel
Me and Lior on the Way to the Light
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Performance**  -  14:00-16:00
 

Stern, Nira
Beit Issie Shapiro, Israel
Developing Social Skills of Children with ADHD through Adapted Physical Activity in a Group Setting
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O3): Learning Impairment, ADHD, DCD and CP  -  8:30-10:00
8:30-8:45
 

Strohkendl, Horst
University of Cologne, Germany
Wheelchair Mobility Training Courses for Children and Young Adults in Germany
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O2): APA around the World  -  12:30-14:00
13:30-13:45
 

Svendby, Ellen Berg
TRS National Resource Centre for Rare Disorders, Sunnaas Rehabilitation Hospital HF, Norway
'I'm an Inconvenience': A Narrative Inquiry of Embodied Experience from Contemporary Physical Education (PE)
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O13): Inclusion 1 - Physical Education  -  11:30-13:00
12:00-12:15
 

Taylor, Jane
Lakehead University, Canada
Strategies to Prevent Falls in the Elderly: Effect of a 10-Week Taiji Training Program on Proprioception, Functional Strength and Mobility and Postural Adaptation
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O14): APA and the Elderly  -  11:30-13:00
11:45-12:00
 

Tekidou, Grigoria
Aristotle University Of Thessaloniki, Department of Physical Education and Science, Greece
Self-Efficacy of Greek Physical Education Teachers toward Inclusion in Physical Education Classes
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O15): Inclusion 2 - Teachers' Perspectives**  -  12:30-14:00
13:00-13:15
 

Treger, Iuly
Physical Activity in Post-Stroke Rehabilitation, Israel
Physical Activity in Post-Stroke Rehabilitation
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O4): Rehabilitation and Motor Function**  -  8:00-9:30
8:30-8:45
 

Válková, Hana
Faculty of Sport Studies, Masaryk University, Czech Republic
Inclusive University Education in Physical Education and Sport Study Programs: Consideration for Discussion
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O8): Inclusion 3 - Research on Physical Education Programs  -  12:30-14:00
12:30-12:45
 
Profile of Czech Special Olympians - Cross Country Skiers: Health Related and Fitness Variables
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics  -  11:30-13:00
12:45-13:00
 

Van Coppenolle, Hermann
KU Leuven, Belgium
Suicide Prevention through Adapted Physical Activity and Sports Participation: From Improving the Quality of Life to a Life Saving Tool
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O6): Psychiatric Disorders  -  8:00-9:30
8:30-8:45
 

Vermaak, Candace
Stellenbosch University, South Africa
The Great Divide between Inpatient Rehabilitation andCommunity-Based Health and Wellness
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Oral Session (O4): Rehabilitation and Motor Function**  -  8:00-9:30
8:45-9:00
 

Wairon, Michal
Enosh,The Israeli Mental Health Association, Israel
Mind and Fitness: Health and Wellness Promotion for People with a Psychiatric Disability of Enosh, The Israeli Mental Health Association
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O7): Community Physical Activity - National Insurance Institute Projects  -  8:30-10:00
9:30-9:45
 

Wolff, Eli A.
Inclusive Sports Initiative, USA
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Global Sport Community
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Invited Symposium: Human Rights and Paralympic Athlete Development - A Multidimensional Perspective**  -  9:30-11:00
9:45-10:00
 

Yahalom, Tal
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
The Effect of Exercise Training Programs on Balance in Older Adults
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O14): APA and the Elderly  -  11:30-13:00
12:00-12:15
 

Yan, Lu
Beijing Sport University, China
Development of the Beijing Motor Proficiency Test for Children and Youth with Intellectual Disabilities
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O5): Developmental Disabilities  -  8:30-10:00
9:15-9:30
 

Yasui, Tomoyasu
Hokkaido University of Education, Japan
Change in Motor Development through Trampoline Exercise among Children with and without Disability
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Poster Session: Sensory-Motor Treatment/Therapy/Rehabilitation
 

Yazdi-Ugav, Orly
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
Adaptations in Physical Education for Children Having ADHD Combined with Developmental Coordination Disorder
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O3): Learning Impairment, ADHD, DCD and CP  -  8:30-10:00
9:30-9:45
 

Yogev Seligmann, Galit
Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Brain Plasticity Following Aerobic Exercise: Evidence in Aging and Pathological States
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O14): APA and the Elderly  -  11:30-13:00
11:30-11:45
 

Yu, Jie
The Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Physical Self-Concept Does Matter to Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder in Developing Fundamental Movement Skills
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O3): Learning Impairment, ADHD, DCD and CP  -  8:30-10:00
9:00-9:15
 

Zach, Sima
The Zinman College of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, Wingate Institute, Israel
A Comparison of Motor Proficiency between Children with and without Learning Disorders
Monday, June 15, 2015:  Oral Session (O3): Learning Impairment, ADHD, DCD and CP  -  8:30-10:00
8:45-9:00
 

Zitomer, Michelle R.
Department of Elementary Education, University of Alberta, Canada
Allowing Every Child a Chance to Dance: Studio Dance Teachers' Perceptions and Practice of Inclusion
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Oral Session (O13): Inclusion 1 - Physical Education  -  11:30-13:00
11:45-12:00
 

Ziv, Judith
Special Olympics Israel, Israel
Special Olympics Development in Israel
Thursday, June 11, 2015:  Mini-Symposium: Special Olympics  -  11:30-13:00
11:30-11:45
 

Ziv, Neta
Tel Aviv University, Israel
The Athletic Body and Disabled People: A Critical Perspective on Sports and People with Disabilities
Sunday, June 14, 2015:  Invited Symposium: Human Rights and Paralympic Athlete Development - A Multidimensional Perspective**  -  9:30-11:00
9:30-9:45