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A Sense of Balance - Sensorimotor Function in Reacting to Recover Balance

A Sense of Balance - Sensorimotor Function in Reacting to Recover Balance

A Sense of Balance - Sensorimotor Function in Reacting to Recover Balance

Apr 16, 2024 - 12:00 (EDT)
1 hour


Join Dr. Zettel and the Neuroscience Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) for this upcoming live webinar A Sense of Balance - Sensorimotor Function in Reacting to Recover Balance.

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand common research paradigms for investigating sensory contributions to reactive balance control
  2. Further an understanding of how visual, vestibular and somatosensory feedback regulate balance reactions based on recent research
  3. Develop a basis for critically evaluating balance research

Speaker Bio

Dr. Zettel is a professor at the University of Guelph in the department of Human Health & Nutritional Science.  His research in human movement control focuses on sensorimotor function in balance,  including the coordination of balance reactions in recovering postural stability and avoiding falls.   

Webinar Registration

The cost to register for this webinar is as follows (all prices in CAD):

  • Regular registration: $20
  • CPA Member registration: $10
  • Embodia Member registration: $10
  • Members of the Neuroscience Health Division: FREE (please check your email for a coupon code from the division). If you don't see the email please contact the division at

The webinar will be recorded and made available as an on-demand course on Embodia Academy. The course, resources, and certificate of completion will be available for free to webinar registrants.


CPA - Embodia Partnership Information

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  • 30% off all CPA on-demand courses
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  • Special prices on webinars (these vary based on the webinar so there is no set % discount)

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The instructors
Canadian Physiotherapy Association

As the vital partner for the profession, the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA) leads, advocates, and inspires excellence and innovation to promote health. CPA’s goal is to provide exceptional service, valuable information and connections to the profession of physiotherapy, across Canada and around the world.

Neurosciences Division

Welcome to the Neurosciences Division (NSD), a not-for-profit division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA).

We are a national organization operated by volunteers with a passion for neurological physiotherapy. We connect physiotherapists working in neurological settings to learning opportunities and a community of colleagues across the country.

The Neurosciences Division (NSD) is a not-for-profit, volunteer-driven division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association (CPA).

Our Aim is to assist neuroscience physiotherapists and physiotherapy assistants in enabling their clients to reach their full potential and participation in their communities through assessment, treatment, assistance, consultation, education, and research.

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