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Come along to the ACT Research Symposium
The ACT Branch Symposium Committee extends a warm invitation to all APA members, physiotherapists and associated colleagues to attend the 2016 Research Symposium.
Join us for a day of sharing new research from around Australia.
Our keynote speaker should not be missed:
Professor Robin M. Daly
Chair in Exercise and Ageing within the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia
Practical exercise prescription for the prevention of osteoporosis and fractures
Exercise is the only strategy that can concurrently affect all fracture parameters if it is appropriately prescribed. It is evident from the available literature that the effects of exercise are modality and dose-dependent. This presentation will review the latest evidence with regard to the optimal type and dose of exercise to prevent osteoporosis and fractures, and discuss strategies to implement best practice, evidence-based programs into the community.
Effective exercise and nutritional strategies to prevent and manage sarcopenia and falls
Robin will discuss the effects of progressive resistance training (PRT) and review the latest evidence with regard to the type and dose of exercise in order to prevent and manage sarcopenia and falls. Evidence-based nutritional approaches focusing on treatment with dietary protein and vitamin D, and the combination of exercise and nutrition to enhance physical health will also be reviewed.
View the full program
Saturday 10 September 2016
University of Canberra
12B50 and 12B49 University Drive South
Bruce, ACT 2600
8.30am – 4.00pm
APA Member $95.00
Student Member $45.00
Download the flyer to register
Alternatively, contact the NSW/ACT Branch
p: 02 8748 1555
Getting our voice heard
APA Paediatric Physiotherapist Carolyn O'Mahoney, Shayna Gavin, APAM, and APA President Phil Calvert went to Parliament House to meet with Hon Jane Prentice to express their views on the McKinsey & Company Independent Pricing Review of the NDIS.
ACT Research Symposium
The ACT Branch Symposium Committee extends a warm invitation to all APA members, physiotherapists and associated colleagues to attend the 2016 Research Symposium. Join us for a day of sharing new research from around Australia.
Physical activity workshop to get patients moving
A workshop on Australia’s physical activity guidelines is intended to get the profession on the same page when it comes to encouraging patients to be active.
Musculoskeletal group reboot
After a gap of more than 10 years, the Musculoskeletal group ACT chapter has a new and very enthusiastic committee.