Friday February 23, 2007

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Walter Hall, Room 135
Welcome Address - Dr. Bob Walter - African Studies
Opening Address - Dr. Andrew Kreutzer, Center for Sports Administration
Keynote introduction -
Dr. Peter Alegi

Manute Bol
Former NBA players
Founder of the Ring True Foundation

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Grover Center Atrium
Opening Reception
6:00 – 8:00 p.m
Round Table – Discussion
"Practitioners Address the Challenges Their Programs Face"

Facilitators: Dr. Matthew Adeyanju and Dr. Simon Akindes
8:00 – 10:00 p.m
Ping Recreation Center
Participants Sport Activity

Saturday February 24, 2007
Dr. Andrew Kreutzer and Dr. Martha Saveedra
8:30-9:30 a.m Grover Center W115
Physical Education and Health in Schools
Chair: Dr. Heather Lawrence - Ohio University
The implementation of the Global School-Based Student Health Survey in Ghana
Andrew Owusu

Overview Of Physical Education And School Sport In The Enhancement Of Fitness Levels Of Students In Schools In Africa
Wycliff Njoku
Department of sports and games, Kenyatta University

9:30-11:00 a.mGrover Center W115
Health Education and Sport: “Case Studies from Africa"
Chair: Dr. Diane Ciekawy - Ohio University

Sport, Health and Education
Guillaume Bakadi
Center for Communications Programs - John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Doing it ourselves: Participatory Monitoring and Evaluation  in a girls’ football and health project in Kilifi, Kenya, East Africa
Sarah Forde
Moving the Goalposts Kilifi: A GIRLS Youth Sports and Development Organization - Kenya

Health Education and Mondesa Youth Opportunity, Namibia
Rob Myers
Mondesa Youth Opportunities - Namibia

11:00-12:00 Grover Center W115
Sciences and Politics in Sport Development
Chair: Dr. Anthony Sallar - Ohio University

Sport collaboration in the Southern African region: the practice and rhetoric of sport cooperation, development and regional integration
Scarlett Cornelissen
Stellenbosch University – South Africa

Doping in athletics, condition of African athletes
Andrew Owusu - Norman Weatherby - Bill Whitehillk
Middle State Tennessee University

12-00 – 13:00 Grover Center W115
Lunch and Short Movies
The Ball,
by Orlando Mesquita Mozambique
Africains Poids Moyens - African Middleweeights
by Daniel Cattier, Zimbabwe/Belgium - Film made availble by


1:00 – 2:00 Grover Center W115
Sport and Youth Post Conflict Reabilitation
Chair: Dr. Francis Godwyl

The Role of Sport and Physical Activity in the Development of War-Affected Youth in Northern Uganda
Dean Ravizza
Salisbury University

Sport for rehabilitation of Youth war victims in Southern Sudan
Colin Lasu
Albany State University

2:00 – 3:30 Grover Center W115
World Cup 2006: Media, Nation and Identity
Chair: Dr. Dauda Abubakar - Ohio University

Comparative Analysis of Media in Algeria France, and Italy
David Winterstein - Ohio Universisty
Peter Alegi - Michigan State University

Red Gold Green Is A Black Star
Timothy Addai Balag’kutu Adivilah
Ohio University

3:30 – 4:30 Grover Center W115
Round Table
Facilitator: Martha Saavedra - UC Berkeley

4:30 – 5:00
Closing Remarks Mr. Matthew Kirwin

From 7:00
Baker Center Ball Room B
African Student Union Heroes’ Day

*Tentative program subject to modification.
Abstract - Bio
Guillaume Bakadi
Timothy Addai Balag’kutu Adivilah
Scarlett Cornelissen
Sarah Forde
Colin Lasu
Rob Myres
Wyclilffe Wekesa Njororai Simiyu
Dean Ravizza
Andrew Owusu
Peggy O'Hara Murdock Norman L. Weatherby
Andrew Owusu
Norman Weatherby
Bill Whitehillk
David Winterstein

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