Instructors: Sandra A. McCombe Waller P.T., Ph.D., M.S., NCS
Vicki L. Gray M.P.T., Ph.D. and Savin, Douglas N. - PT, MPT, PhD, Assistant Professor
This is part of the University of Maryland, PTRS 60th Anniversary Celebration.
Novel Approaches to Improving Postural Control in the Elderly and Post Stroke
- Describe the current status of balance assessment and intervention
- Describe the use of neural probes and biomechanical measures to assess balance control in the elderly and post stroke
- Discuss novel training approaches to improve balance control in the elderly and individuals with stroke
- Describe potential ways to translate research findings into clinical practice
FREE for alumni and CI's with vouchers.
$60 for PT's and OT's!
Approved for .4 CEU's from the Maryland State Board of Physical Therapy and .35 CEU's from the Maryland State Board of Occupational Therapists.
1:00-2:00 Interaction between Postural Control and UE Function after Stroke
2:00-3:00 Reactive versus Voluntary Postural Control after Stroke
3:00-3:15 Break –Walk to AHB labs
3:15-3:45 Lab sessions Balance assessments and Implicit Training of Postural Control
3:45-4:15 Lab sessions: Reactive and Voluntary Training of Postural Control with ActiveSTep
4:15-4:30 Break –Walk to Student Center
4:30-5:00 Applying this to Clinical Practice Discussion with Audience