Fit For Your Life Workshop

10 December 2018

Fit For Your Life - Prescribing Evidence-Based Exercise as Medicine in Older Adults.  

Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh, MD, FRACP presents a series of practical, evidence-based lectures for physicians and other healthcare professionals on the integration of exercise in the clinical setting for the prevention and management of chronic disease.  

These presentations will provide the rationale for the use of exercise as medicine, practical guidance on how to screen patients and implement and monitor appropriate exercise modalities in clinical practice, and what clinical outcomes can be expected when these robust and safe techniques are employed.  

Who would benefit from this workshop?
This workshop would be beneficial for healthcare professionals working with older adults with chronic diseases. This includes general practitioners, geriatricians, exercise physiologists, physiotherapists, dieticians, occupational therapists, psychologists, nurses and social workers. 

About the speaker
Professor Fiatarone Singh is a geriatrician, John Sutton Chair of Exercise and Sport Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, Professor Sydney Medical School and at The Boden Institute and The Charles Perkins Centre. 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. 

For more information, contact: Mila Kolmogorova

Event details

  • When: 9.00am - 5.00pm
  • Where: Level 6 Seminar Room, Charles Perkins Centre D17, The University of Sydney
  • Cost: USYD/LHD staff $250-$330, Non USYD/LHD staff $300-$385, SPECIAL student rate $200-$250
  • Contact:

    For more information contact:

    Mila Kolmogorova

  • More info: Download the event program and full details.

Fit For Your Life Workshop

Where Level 6 Seminar Room, Charles Perkins Centre D17, The University of Sydney When

10 December 2018

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