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Exercise intervention studies for older people

Time Thursday 3 October, 2019 at 08:30 - 15:00
Place B 302 in Caring Sciences Building

Seminar with well-known international researchers in the field of exercise for older people.
Register your attendance to no later than Tuesday
September 24rd. Write “REGISTRATION EXERCISE SEMINAR” as your e-mail subject. Include information about dietary restrictions and your title (PhD Student, Post-Doc, Senior Lecturer, Professor etc).
8.30-9.20 Sarah Lamb, Professor, University of Oxford, UK
”Lessons learnt from designing studies to evaluate clinical practice”.
9.25-9.55 Philipe de Souto Barreto, Professor, Université Paul Sabatier
Toulouse, France
”Exercise interventions for older people with dementia”
9.55-10.40 Poster session including coffee and sandwich
10.40-11.50 Annika Toots, PhD, and Anna Sondell, PhD Student, Umeå University
“UMDEX Study
- Walking backward: exercise effects in people with dementia.
- What factors are crucial for exercise response in people with
Nina Lindelöf, PhD, Umeå University
“MIDRED Study – Team based rehabilitation for persons with
Marcel Ballin, PhD Student, Umeå University
“Interval training for reducing obesity and improving quality of life in
older adults with central obesity”
Beatrice Pettersson, PhD Student, Umeå University
“Effectiveness of a self-managed digital exercise programme to
prevent falls in older community-dwelling people – the Safe Step
randomized controlled trial”
11.50-13.10 Lunch (not complementary)
13.10-13.50 Dawn Skelton, Professor, Glasgow Caledonian University, UK
“Which strength and balance activities are safe and efficacious for
individuals with specific challenges (osteoporosis, vertebral fractures,
frailty, etc)?”
13.50-14.00 Fruit break
14.00-14.45 Itshak Melzer, Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Ben-Gurion
University of the Negev, Israel
“Does perturbation exercises improve stepping and gait among older
14.45-15.00 Summary

Event type: Seminar
Erik Rosendahl
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