What Role Does Physical Activity Play in the Management of Arthritis?

December 15, 2010

(AUDIO) That's the question we put to Dr. Leigh Callahan, and in the next 10 minutes, she will address this important issue. Dr. Callahan has over 20 years of experience in arthritis and health outcomes research, and she was an arthritis epidemiologist at the CDC.

That's the question we put to Dr. Leigh Callahan, and in the next 10 minutes, she will address this important issue. Dr. Callahan has over 20 years of experience in arthritis and health outcomes research, and she was an arthritis epidemiologist at the CDC. She is associate professor in the departments of medicine and social medicine and adjunct associate professor in the department of epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is also director of methology at the Thurston Arthritis Research Center, also in Chapel Hill.

What Role Does Physical Activity Play in the Management of Arthritis?

List of Evidence-Based Programs:CDC Arthritis ProgramCDC Division of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity – Physical Activity for EveryoneNational Institute of Aging –Your Every Day Guide to Exercise and Physical ActivityAmerican College of Rheumatology – Exercise and Arthritis Arthritis Foundation – Introduction to ExerciseArthritis Foundation and Ad Council CampaignLet’s Move Together – Arthritis FoundationLet’s Move Together – Arthritis Foundation (video)American College of Sports Medicine American Council on ExerciseYMCA Active Living Every Day (ALED) (featured courses)Arthritis Foundation Aquatics Program (AFAP) Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program (AFEP)Walk with Ease (WWE) (Group Led)EnhanceFitness (EF)Fit and Strong