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SARA MEEKS: Bone Up!

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After the introductory information, this evidence-based, experiential, active and participatory 1.5-hour webinar will start at the very beginning of human movement with a focus on maximizing movement for function and fitness while having fun along the life span. Included is a brief introduction of The Meeks Method and its principles of movement, stages of bone development and ideas on how to maximize safe and therapeutic forces on the bones at any age. Participants will be guided through Sit-To-Stand-To-Sit, perhaps the most functional movement we do throughout our life, balance from simple to more complex, and be given many ideas on how to bring safety into a person’s favorite things to do—including sitting and reading or watching TV, Golf, Tennis and Bowling as well as other activities such as Yoga and Pilates. BONE UP!

Expiration

Dec 31, 2018

Discipline(s)

Athletic Trainer , Occupational Therapy CE, Physical Therapy CE, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Webinar / Webcast / Video

Cost

39

Credits / Hours

1.5 Contact Hours

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Sara Meeks, PT, MS, GCS, KYT

Sara is a physical therapist with nearly 50 years clinical experience and a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher since 1984, has spent the past 28 years specializing in the unique management implications of persons with low bone mass. She is an international presenter and the owner of SARA MEEKS SEMINARS which is dedicated to the education of health professionals on the management of bone health. Sara is the author of two books on bone health management, has presented at many State APTA Conferences, and has been a presenter at both Annual Conference and CSM. She is the founder of the Special Interest Group on Bone Health and the recipient of the APTA Section on Geriatrics Award for Excellence in Clinical Practice (2001). With her stated mission of creating safety in movement for persons with low bone mass and diagnosed with osteoporosis herself, she brings energy, enthusiasm, and humor into her highly interactive seminars.

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Acute Care, Geriatrics / LTC, Occupational Medicine, Orthopedics, Pain Management, Primary Care, Rehabilitation / Therapy, Rheumatology / Arthritis, Sports Medicine

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