$27.50 – $60.50

Build Your Balance Forum

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Bendat Community Centre

36 Dodd Street

Wembley, WA 6014

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Are you a trainer or fitness instructor working with older adults in the community? Would you like to learn more about the physiological changes with ageing and how this impacts on balance? If yes, then why not attend the Stay On Your Feet® Build Your Balance Forum to learn about:

· The theory of balance (in relation to falls prevention)

· Physiological changes with ageing and how to address these through balance

· Balance exercises and progressions

· Pre-exercise screening

· Tools and methods for screening

· Interpreting results and assessing falls risk

· Incorporating balance into exercise programs/activities

· How to deliver a balance focused falls prevention program.

Guest Speakers

Dr Jenny Conlon: Ph.D. Sports Science, Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP)(ESSAM), Certified Conditioning and Strength Specialist (CSCS). Jenny is a firm believer that ‘exercise is medicine’ and uses this as the foundation of everything she sets out to do professionally.

Anthony Imms: Anthony completed his Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy at Curtin University in 1998 and has experience in the private practice and community settings, and is the Practice Principle of HomeCare Physiotherapy, The Falls Prevention Clinic and LifeCare Phoenix Physiotherapy.

Joanne Hickley: Joanna has a Bachelor of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science majoring in Exercise Prescription Management and Sport and Leisure Studies from University of Otago in New Zealand. She currently works as the Wellness Program Coordinator at Ocean Gardens Retirement Village.

For more information phone 1300 30 35 40 or email info@stayonyourfeet.com.au.

Click here to download the event flyer.

Stay On Your Feet WA® is provided by Injury Matters and funded by the State Government through the Department of Health.

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