Evidence for the Use of Resistance Training Webinar

Evidence for the use of Resistance Training in Heart Failure Patients


It has been established that any form of physical activity is likely to be beneficial to people with congestive heart failure (CHF), but an individualized approach to exercise prescription is likely to be optimal. Often the cornerstone of the exercise prescription for people with CHF is aerobic training (AT) as this improves peak VO2 which is arguably the strongest predictor of extended survival, reduced hospitalization, raised quality of life (QOL) and functional independence. Much less published data has evaluated the use of resistance training (RT) in people with CHF and, until recently, pooled data analyses suggested that while RT may improve strength and QOL, it may reduce cardiac function over a 2-3 month period, which had implications for those with sever cardiac dysfunction. A recent summary update, suggests cardiac function is not worsened by RT in people with CHF and benefits, complementary to those elicited from AT are likely. Therefore, this professional development will summarize the latest efficacy, safety and prescribing data relevant to the use of RT in people with CHF.

Presented by Prof Neil Smart, PhD, ESSAF, M.Med.Sci. B.Sc. Hons

Neil is a research and teaching professor in the degrees of exercise science and clinical exercise physiology at the University of New England. Neil teaches units in exercise physiology, clinical exercise testing, exercise prescription for disease populations, exercise training and patho-physiology of chronic disease.

Neil's main research interests in exercise science are in exercise therapy for the management of chronic disease. Specifically Neil is interested in the role of intermittent ischaemia and hypoxia on the ability to improve blood vessel function. Neil has worked extensively with people with heart failure and type II diabetes. Neil has also completed >70 meta-analyses of the various benefits of exercise training in patients with chronic disease such as heart failure and renal failure. Neil provides an exercise physiology clinic so people with chronic illnesses in the local community can access the benefits of regular physical exercise.

Schedule

Monday, 10 August 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm AEST
 
Please note, the times listed are in Australian Eastern Standard Time. 
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NSW:
  2:00pm - 3:30pm
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  1:30pm - 3:00pm
QLD:
  2:00pm - 3:30pm
SA:
  1:30pm - 3:00pm
TAS:
  2:00pm - 3:30pm
VIC:
  2:00pm - 3:30pm
WA:
  12:00pm - 1:30pm

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Accredited Exercise Scientist with 2+ years experience and/or any Accredited Exercise Physiologist

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When
10/08/2020
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