The art of exercise prescription
APA SA Symposium 2016
Saturday 22 October
Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens
Come away with the latest evidence for developing tailored exercise prescriptions to meet your patients’ specific needs. Inform your practice to position physiotherapy as the leading health profession in this competitive field of treatment.
Exercise is a serious form of treatment (supported by increasing levels of evidence for its effectiveness), which can help patients return to and maintain normal function. Exercise prescription commonly refers to a specific plan of fitness-related activities designed for a patient for a specified purpose. Due to the individual needs and interests of the patient, the goal of exercise prescription should be successful integration of exercise principles and behavioural techniques that motivate the patient to adhere to a program and achieve their goals.
Speakers not to be missed:
- Professor Paul Hodges, NHMRC Senior Principal Research Fellow at the University of Queensland
- Dr David Spurrier, APA Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapist and lecturer in clinical application of exercise prescription at UniSA
- Kate Beerworth, APA Sports Physiotherapist for the Matildas Soccer team
Dr Carol Maher, Research Leader in the Health and Use of Time Group at UniSA
- Jessica Trengove, SA Physiotherapist and Australia’s marathon runner at the Rio Olympics
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Time: 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
Fee: APA Members fee $195 includes networking lunch and cocktail hour.
For more information contact SA Branch on +61 8 8362 1355 or by email
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