SENIORS EXERCISE PARK TRAINING: IVANHOE (SEPTEMBER 2021)

The newly constructed Seniors Exercise Park is an innovative design in outdoor exercise equipment, integrating multiple stations specifically designed for older people to improve strength, balance, facilitator, mobility and function. This free workshop will include an online component (Part 1) via Zoom and a practical face to face component (Part 2) at Ivanhoe Park.

WORKSHOP DETAILS:

Participants must attend both components to complete the workshop

  • Part 1 Online Component | 6th September 9:00-11:00am
        Location: Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration
  • Part 2 Practical Component | 10th September 10:30am-11:30am OR 11:30am-12:30pm
    (Select one timeslot)

Location: Ivanhoe Park, Lower Heidelberg Road (Please arrive 15 minutes prior)

At this 3-hour workshop, you will learn:

  • To recognise the impact of lack of physical activity in older age
  • To understand the beneficial effects of using the Seniors Exercise Park equipment
  • How to use the equipment safely
  • How to use the ENJOY-ME-APP (Mobile App)
  • What exercises can be prescribed and how to progress them
  • How to run a group exercise class

This workshop gives you the opportunity to expand your knowledge and will include practical application experience in using the Seniors Exercise Park for your clients.

WORKSHOP FACILITATORS:

  • Professor Pazit Levinger (PhD, AEP)
  • Mr Jeremy Dunn, Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP)

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Healthcare providers
  • Allied health professionals (exercise science/physiologists, physiotherapists)
  • Exercise instructors

For more information, please contact Prof Pazit Levinger.

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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