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The Balance workshop

The Balance workshop

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University of Canberra Hospital

20 Guraguma Street

Bruce, ACT 2617

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The Balance workshop aims to assist clinicians to develop evidence-based solutions for people with balance difficulties.

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Target audience: Physiotherapists and occupational therapists and exercise physiologists who are working with older people and/or people with neurological conditions, in inpatient, outpatient or community settings and in private or public settings

Format: In person

Presenters: Karl Schurr, Simone Dorsch

Time: 8am - 5pm (AEST)

Duration: This workshop runs for 2 consecutive days and starts at 8am.

CONTENT: For full description go to StrokeEd.com

Day One:

Topics: Introduction - Postural adjustments research - Anticipatory/ ongoing postural adjustments - Clinical implications - Discussion - Assessment of balance -Video analysis - Effective training - Analysis and training with patients - Clinical session 1 - Discussion of clinical session

Day Two:

Topics: Effect of ageing on postural adjustments, Effect of neuropathology on postural adjustments - Falls – Risk factors, circumstances - Intervention – effective trials, dosage, environment setup - Intervention – challenging balance - Practical session -Analysis and training with patients - Clinical session 2 -Discussion of clinical session and goal setting

Learning objectives: Participants will learn how to:

  • Define balance, postural adjustments, kinematics, kinetics, task specificity
  • Discuss research about the characteristics of postural adjustments i.e. timing, task specificity
  • Describe changes that occur to postural adjustments with aging and neuropathology
  • Describe the assessment and analysis of balance impairment
  • Describe the risk factors and circumstances of falls
  • Discuss the evidence for exercise interventions to improve balance and reduce falls
  • Demonstrate how to to set up effective balance training for people with impaired balance
  • Plan a group class that challenges balance and provides a high intensity of practice
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