VISITING SCHOLAR LECTURE
Promoting older adults’ uptake and adherence to community exercise programs and evidence based strength and balance programs for falls prevention
Dr. Helen Hawley-Hague will discuss how characteristics of exercise instructors, the group and individuals influence adherence to exercise classes for older people.
She will also explore how evidence based strength and balance programs are delivered in practice across the UK and the use of smartphone technology for falls detection, functional assessment and the delivery of evidence based strength and balance in the home.
Dr. Hawley-Hague is the Scientific Coordinator for ProFouND: The Prevention of Falls Network for Dissemination in the UK and a world leader in falls prevention, behaviour change, and attitudes towards technology.
All are welcome, but please RSVP
Visiting Scholar Lecture on exercise adherence, older adults, and falls prevention programs. Proudly hosted by CHHM’s Trainee Committee, Steve Robinovitch’s lab, and CHHM.
Tuesday September 22 from 10-11:30AM
The Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, 2635 Laurel street, 7th floor multipurpose room.
If you do not have a building pass, please meet in the lobby and a friendly member of CHHM’s Trainee Committee will bring you upstairs between 9:45 and 10AM.
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