Fit For Your Life Workshop with Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh

1 November 2019

Prescribing Evidence-Based Exercise as Medicine in Older Adults

A two-day workshop for physicians and allied healthcare professionals

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

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

Program topics:

  • Frailty and Sarcopenia
  • Cognitive impairment and dementia
  • Bone health, falls and hip fracture
  • Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 Diabetes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Renal disease
  • Cancer and physical activity
  • Exercise in Mental Health

This workshop would be beneficial for healthcare professionals working with older adults with chronic diseases, such as general practitioners, geriatricians, exercise physiologists, physiotherapists, dieticians, occupational therapists, psychologists, nurses and social workers. 

Register for one or both days, special student rate available

Download the workshop flyer for more info and full program.

 

Event details

  • When: 8.30am - 5.30pm
  • Where: The University of Sydney
    Level 6 Seminar Room
    Charles Perkins Centre D17
  • Cost: $200-$400
  • RSVP: Places are limited, register early to avoid disappointment
  • Registration:https://sydney.onestopsecure.com/onestopweb/FIT3
  • Contact: De Nguyen-Rashid, Project Officer
    E fhs.research@sydney.edu.au
  • Speaker/ Performer:

    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. 



Fit For Your Life Workshop with Professor Maria Fiatarone Singh

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

1 November 2019


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