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The Role of Physical Exercise in Promoting Cognitive and Mobility Outcomes in Older Adults

The Role of Physical Exercise in Promoting Cognitive and Mobility Outcomes in Older Adults

The Role of Physical Exercise in Promoting Cognitive and Mobility Outcomes in Older Adults

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Welcome to Dr. Theresa Liu-Ambrose's closing Keynote entitled: "Role of Physical Exercise in Promoting Cognitive and Mobility Outcomes in Older Adults".

Please note that this course was recorded at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association 2019 Forum in Charlottetown, PEI.

 
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Teresa Liu-Ambrose
PhD, PT, Professor

Dr. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, PhD, PT, is a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, and Canada Research Chair in Physical Activity, Mobility, and Cognitive Health. She is the Research Director of the Vancouver General Hospital Falls Prevention Clinic (www.fallsclinic.ca) and Director of the Aging, Mobility, and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory (https://cogmob.rehab.med.ubc.ca). Dr. Liu-Ambrose is an associate member of the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health.

Dr. Liu-Ambrose has a leadership role in two major Canadian Institutes of Health Research initiatives in aging – the Canadian Longitudinal Study of Aging (CLSA) and the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA). Recognition of Dr. Liu-Ambrose’s research excellence include her national research chair award (Canada Research Chair), 2 national salary awards (Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada), 1 provincial salary award (Michael Smith Foundation of Canada), and 2 institution research excellent awards (Faculty of Medicine Distinguished Achievement in Clinical Research and Peter Wall Scholar Award). She also received the Royal Society of Canada’s Alice Wilson Award as a postdoctoral fellow.

Dr. Liu-Ambrose is known internationally for her work in randomized controlled trials of exercise with cognitive and mobility outcomes in older adults. Her research findings have been implemented in health authorities, translated into a provincial-wide program, and influenced international practice guidelines to promote healthy aging.

Course Material included in this course
  • Lessons
  • Welcome!
  • Benefit of Exercising on Cognitive Health
  • What is Cognition and How to Test it?
  • Benefits of Aerobic Exercising
  • Resistance Training
  • Falls Prevention - Primary Outcome
  • Falls Prevention - Secondary Outcomes
  • Summarizing the Results
  • Conclusion
  • Questions
  • Feedback
  • Closing the Forum
  • Closing Speeches
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