For Greater Wellbeing

Osteopenia, Osteoporosis and Orthopaedic Health

Description

Today, osteoporosis is reaching epidemic levels. This presents a challenge from a movement, strength and flexibility perspective. As movement and exercise professionals we need to choose appropriate exercises that keep people safe and reduce risk factors associated with osteopenia and osteoporosis. This workshop is packed with current information and analysis of these conditions. It also offers a detailed map of how to ensure the exercises you teach are bone safe and effective for building bone density. You leave equipped with tools to work proactively with the specialized needs of people with osteopenia and osteoporosis.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the risks associated with osteopenia and osteoporosis
  • Learn safety protocols when working with clients who have osteopenia and osteoporosis
  • Learn how to make educated exercise choices for bone safety and health
  • Experience appropriate exercises to promote bone health and safe movement

CECs | Level

6 | Intermediate

Fees

Tuition: $240
Tax: 13% HST

Dates

Fri, Sep 28, 2018 (Toronto): 1–7pm

 

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