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New Applying Exercise Prescription Principles Course!
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New Applying Exercise Prescription Principles Course!

Applying Exercise Prescription Principles Across the Health Care Continuum for the Older Adult with Multiple Chronic Conditions

Saturday November 10, 2018 from 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
USF PTA Program
2701 Spring Street
Doermer 156 A & B
Fort Wayne, IN 46808

Course Description:   This course will provide information on outcome measures and exercise for people with multiple chronic conditions. Chronic diseases and conditions such as heart disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, obesity, frailty, and arthritis are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems.  This course will review the anatomical and physiological changes that occur with aging, including disease and disability, and the effects of inactivity on these changes. The best tests and measures for the examination of aging adults will be detailed, and participants will perform the tests and measures throughout the course.  Barriers to effective exercise prescription and motivational strategies for overcoming barriers will be discussed. Participants will have the opportunity to perform all of the balance and gait measures and be tested in a lab practical. Discussion of documentation, teaching hints, and reimbursement will facilitate participants’ ability to provide programs in the home health clinical setting.


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