Paediatric Exercise Rehabilitation
-Fundamental Movement Skills to Specialised Prescription-
Delivered in partnership with UWA Paediatric Exercise Programs (School of Human Sciences)
Who & What:
This course is for allied health and exercise professional currently working, or wanting to work, with children and adolescents across exercise rehabilitation and delivery. It aims to extend participants understanding of paediatric exercise rehabilitation from childhood development to fundamental movement skills (FMS), motor proficiency and exercise prescription in clinical paediatric populations.
In addition to a series of online modules, the face-to-face workshops will contain highly practical content including paediatric assessments focused on standardised movement assessments, and physiological and strength assessments for clinical and typically developing children and adolescents. The design and implementation of training programs for FMS and fitness in children and adolescents will also be highlighted providing attendees with practical strategies and tools to use in various paediatric populations.
Focusing on clinical paediatric populations there will be theoretical, practical and key considerations for an exercise physiologist or movement therapist working with children and adolescents working across a range of clinical groups. Pathologies and impairments discussed include obesity and metabolic syndrome, cancer, musculoskeletal and neurodevelopmental conditions (e.g. Autism, ADHD, DCD).
When & Where:
Monday 10th & Tuesday 11th July @ The University of Western Australia - COMPLETED
No future dates are currently scheduled. If you would like to 'host' a course or be added to our mailing list get in touch!
ESSA Accredited CPD Course = 15 points
CPD points may be available through other registration bodies based on the scope of practice. Check your registration body guidelines.