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Prescribing evidence-based exercise as medicine for older adults
A practical, evidence-based seminar for medical practitioners, physiotherapists, exercise physiologists, allied health and fitness professionals, academics and aged care service providers.
Presented by Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, MD, FRACP
Are you ready for the baby boomer BOOM?
Australia's 5.5 million baby boomers are now in their 50s, 60s and 70s, and are demanding high quality health and fitness services!
Do you have the latest evidence-based knowledge to assess and treat chronic medical conditions in older adults, using prescription based exercise?
- Bone health
- Mental health
- Diabetes and metabolic syndrome
- Cognitive impairment
- Peripheral vascular disease
- Renal disease
- Implementation of evidence-based exercise
- Measuring effectiveness and sustainability
By attending this seminar you may claim up to 6 CPD hours.
General practitioners may claim this as a self directed learning activity.
Active Ageing Australia is a not for profit organisation which promotes the benefits of physical activity in older people. All proceeds from your registration will enable our important work to continue.
EARLY-BIRD PRICE(inc. GST. Closes 16 October 2018)
REGULAR PRICE(inc. GST)
Active Ageing Australia Members
Student Price(Proof of student status will be required upon entry)
Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, MD, FRACP
John Sutton Chair of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of HealthSciences, Professor at Sydney Medical School, The Boden Institute and The Charles Perkins Centre.
Professor Fiatarone Singh is a geriatrician whose research, clinical, and teaching career has focused on the integration of medicine, exercise physiology, and nutrition as a means to improve health status and quality of life across the lifespan.
She is a world-renowned expert in the investigation and clinical dissemination of exercise programs across a broad range of chronic diseases and syndromes relevant to older adults, including sarcopenia, frailty, arthritis, osteoporosis, depression, cognitive impairment, falls, diabetes, heart disease, peripheral vascular disease and renal disease among others.
Professor Fiatarone Singh has published extensively in the area of health implications of exercise and nutrition, having authored/edited one book, authored over 170 peer-reviewed journal articles, 100 peer-reviewed book chapters, position stands, and review articles and 400 abstracts.
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