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The Balance Workshop

8.00am - 5pm

Roosters Rugby Club Hallsworth Road Eccles, Manchester M30 7LS

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This course is only open to internal Greater Manchester clinicians at this time

Presenter Dr Simone Dorsch and Karl Schurr –  The StrokeEd Collaboration, Australia

Audience:This workshop is for Physiotherapists, occupational therapists and exercise therapists who work with older people or people with neurological conditions

Cost: £400

Two Day event – to be held 24th, and 25th September at Roosters Rugby Club,  Eccles

Learning Outcomes: At the completion of the workshop participants should be able 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 ageing 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 set up effective balance training for people with impaired balance
  • Plan a group class that challenges balance and provides a high intensity of practice

Places will be limited initially to one place, per team, per course. 

We are asking for delegates to pre-register for a place via the form below.  Registration will only be accepted if you have management approval of CPD funding (or self funding)

Once confirmed, registrants will be sent a link to the eventbrite page and will then have a deadline for payment to be made within 6 weeks.

(If payment is not received then the place will be offered to the next person on the waiting list.)

The Balance Workshop - 24th & 25th September 2024

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