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Ball State University’s Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being is hosting the 2016-2017 Kirkpatrick Lecture Series. The first lecture of this series will be presented by Dr. Ronald Davis, PhD, Professor, Adapted Physical Education and Adapted Physical Activity in the Department of Kinesiology, Texas Woman’s University. Dr. Davis is one of the leading experts on physical activity and sports for persons with disabilities. He currently serves on the Board for the Paralympic Research and Sports Science Consortium, is Past-President of the National Consortium for Physical Education and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities, and chaired the 1996 Atlanta Paralympics Research Committee. 

Dr. Davis’s presentation, entitled “Physical Activity Contributes to the Health and Well-Being of Persons with Disabilities” will be on Thursday, November 3, 2016 in the Art and Journalism Building Room 175 at 3:30 p.m. His lecture will provide an overview of issues related to physical activity for persons with disabilities, particularly as related to health and well-being; will discuss concepts for inclusion and universal design; and physical activity programs for persons with disabilities.  He will discuss his most recent Project INVEST (Injured Veterans Entering Sport Training).

All are welcome to attend.

Fisher Institute of Health and Well-Being
Health and Physical Activity Building (HP), Room 302
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-8259
Fax: 765-285-8237