Scoliosis and Exercise in Adolescents Webinar

Scoliosis and Exercise in Adolescents Webinar

Scoliosis and Exercise in Adolescents: What Exercise Physiologists Need to Know Webinar

This course caters to Exercise Physiologists who may see Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) clients or patients as part of their practice.

It seeks to:
1. Improve their understanding of AIS,
2. Improve their understanding of the development and progression of AIS and why it is important to identify it as early as possible,
3. Address frequently asked questions about physical activity and sport in regard to managing AIS, and
4. Address several rehabilitation options and pathways. 

Presented by Rosemary Marchese

Rose manages research, education and training at ScoliCare, is a physiotherapist, speaker, educator, and writer, and has extensive experience in assessing and treating patients with scoliosis.

Rose has been instrumental in further developing the ScoliBalance concept created over many years by ScoliCare's CEO, Dr. Jeb McAviney. ScoliBalance is ScoliCare's physiotherapeutic scoliosis specific exercise program which is followed in ScoliCare clinics and by ScoliBalance Providers worldwide. The program was developed with the patient in mind, using the most current evidence based practices and the wealth of experience of the ScoliCare team, to ensure more patients could access effective treatment.

Rose works with a variety of health professionals internationally to improve the early detection and treatment of patients with scoliosis through education and research. Rose also manages ScoliCare's research team, striving towards improving scoliosis research. She has presented research results at SOSORT's annual conference in San Sebastian and Melbourne 2023. 

Rose has completed advanced training in scoliosis specific rehabilitation, including Schroth, SEAS, and Lyon methods. She is a SOSORT member and currently Chair of the Membership Committee and a member of the Scoliosis Research Society. Rose has travelled the world extensively to connect with world experts in scoliosis.


Monday, 26 June 2023
12:00pm - 1:30pm AEST
Please note, the times listed are in Australian Eastern Standard Time. 
Your local time will be: 
 ACT:         12:00pm - 1:30pm
 NSW:   12:00pm - 1:30pm
 NT:   11:30am - 1:00pm
 QLD:   12:00pm - 1:30pm
 SA:   11:30am - 1:00pm
 TAS:   12:00pm - 1:30pm
 VIC:   12:00pm - 1:30pm
 WA:   10:00am - 11:30am 
Please note: This is a live webinar and needs to be watched at the specified time above. If you are unable to watch the webinar live, it will be produced as an online activity and can be purchased within the following month.

Rates per person

 ESSA Member          $30.00
 Non-Member    $50.00
 ESSA Student Member    $15.00
 Student Non-Member    $25.00
Please see terms & conditions for registration type definitions.

Access to Webinar

You will be emailed a link to access the webinar approximately one hour prior to the scheduled start time.

Target Audience

Any Accredited Exercise Scientist, Accredited Exercise Physiologist



Online: After signing into your ESSA profile, select the blue "Register Now" button 
Manual Form: click here

Registration for this professional development will close at 10.00am AEST, Monday, 26 June 2023.

Please note:
* Credit card payment is required with online registration.
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* Upon registering to any ESSA professional development, you automatically agree to our terms & conditions.


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