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Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson – Physical Activity & Aging

Exercise Programs in Older Adults – Fit and Fall Proof Program

Dr. Gibson recently helped develop the curriculum for the Fit and Fall Proof Program for the Idaho State Department of Health Promotion. This older adult exercise program was designed to reduce the incidence of falls by improving health through regular physical activity.

 Funded:

Idaho State Department of Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Association of Health, P.E., Recreation and Dance

Additional Information:

Dr. Gibson’s research interests involve developing exercise programs which can help older adults maintain or improve their functional abilities enhancing their quality of life. She also works with the local Health Education Network and is the Secretary/Treasurer for the Idaho Alliance for Health Recreation and Dance.

Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson

Researcher:

Terry-Ann Spitzer Gibson, Ph.D

Contact Information:

tgibson@boisestate.edu