Stevens Point Lifelong Aquatics Supporting Health (SPLASH): Awards and Presentations


Awards


2017


Suomi Power Award2015
Power Award (pictured right)
To Rory Suomi, Ph.D. and Joanne Suomi, UWSP Special Needs Aquatics Program
Presented by Aquatics International

1995
Outstanding Community Development Award
To Rory Suomi, Ph.D.
Presented by the Arthritis Foundation Wisconsin Chapter

1994
Portage County Wellness Commission
Recognition Award to the
Special Needs Aquatic Program
For Promoting the Quality of Life in our Community
 
1992
Outstanding Arthritis Health Professional Award
To Rory Suomi, Ph.D.
Presented by the Arthritis Foundation Wisconsin Chapter


Presentations


National
Suomi, Rory. 1997. Changes in Dynamic Stability in Women with Arthritis following a six-week aquatic exercise program. Presented at National AAHPERD Convention, St. Louis, Mo.
 
Suomi, Rory & Lindauer, Susan. 1996. Impact of Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program Classes on Strength and Range of Motion Measures in Women with Arthritis. Presented at National AAHPERD Convention, Atlanta, Ga.
 
Suomi, Rory. 1996. Effects of Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program on Postural Stability in Women with Arthritis. Presented at American College of Sports Medicine National Convention, Cincinnati, Ohio.
 
Suomi, Rory & Suomi, Joanne. 1994. Collaboration between University and Community: Aquatic Instruction for Persons with Special Needs. Presented at AAHPERD National Convention, Denver, Colo.

State
Suomi, Joanne & Suomi, Rory. 1997. Going Beyond The Role of the Traditional Physical Educator. WAHPERD State Convention, La Crosse, Wis.
 
Suomi, Joanne & Suomi, Rory. 1996. Early Childhood Aquatics. WAHPERD State Convention, Mishicot, Wis.
 
Suomi, Joanne & Suomi, Rory. 1995. Developmental Aquatics.
 
WAHPERD State Convention, Stevens Point, Wis.

Publications


Suomi, Rory & Lindauer, Susan. 1997. Effectiveness of Arthritis Foundation Aquatic Program on Strength and Range of Motion in Women with Arthritis. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 5,1-11.
  
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