Exercise Programs for Clients with CMT Webinar

Exercise Programs for Clients with CMT Webinar

Exercise Programs for Clients with CMT Webinar

Children and adults with neuropathy face challenges when trying to engage in regular sport and exercise. Special considerations for weakness, fatigue, and sensory loss faced by these patients must be considered when designing exercise programs for people Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) and related neuropathies. An increasing number of children seen in our management clinics are interested in seeing Exercise Physiologists to assist with their exercise regime. Thus, we feel it is important for Exercise Physiologists working with patients with CMT and related neuropathies to understand the specific challenges faced by patients and the evidence on safety and efficacy of different forms of exercise for this population.  

Presented by Dr Kayla Cornett BHK, MSc, PhD

Dr Kayla Cornett PhD, is a NIH funded postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Sydney and Children’s Hospital at Westmead. She is an expert in clinical outcome measurement for paediatric neuromuscular diseases. As an early career researcher Dr Cornett has over 30 publications including a seminal report published in the Annals of Neurology focusing on the natural history of Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease during childhood. She collaborates with leading researchers in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and Spinal Muscular Atrophy internationally with her research focusing on reliable and sensitive assessment of function in children with neuromuscular 


Tuesday, 6 December 2022
1.30pm - 3.00pm AEDT
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 VIC:   1.30pm - 3.00pm
 WA:   10.30am - 12.00pm
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Target Audience

Accredited Exercise Physiologist



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