Novel Approaches to Improving Postural Control in the Elderly and Post Stroke
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Novel Approaches to Improving Postural Control in the Elderly and Post Stroke

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621 West Lombard Street

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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

 Course Objectives

  •  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! 

Submitted for .4 CEU's to the Maryland State Board. 


Course Agenda 

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

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